JWI 531-Financial Management II

A continued exploration of corporate finance, this course focuses on the advanced financial management skills required to evaluate assets and manage risk in a global market. Students learn such analytical approaches as capital budgeting and the weighted average cost of capital, and then apply them to resource decisions involving domestic and international projects. They also gain a deeper understanding of the movement of exchange rates, interest rates, and other factors that influence capital markets. In today's competitive business environment, companies must find innovative and creative ways to facilitate quick and sustainable growth. This course has been designed to develop skills to achieve this goal. The course covers such topics as managing relationships between stakeholders and evaluating mergers and acquisitions bids and the companies behind them. The course focuses on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to succeed in today's fast paced business world.