This is the second-part of a two-course corporate finance sequence for EMBA students. The overall theme is one of strategic control of corporate assets and liabilities. The five topics covered in this course are: a) long-term financial planning, corporate financing and cost of capital b) short-term financial planning and the analysis of short-term assets and liabilities c) risk management and the corporate use of derivatives d) the analysis of international activities e) corporate control activities. Three topics are explored in depth: short-term financial management, capital structure and dividend policy, and risk and hedging. Short-term financial management includes the topics of credit analysis, financial forecasting and planning, working capital management and cash flow management.
Financial Planning and Analysis