The instructor may vary the emphasis on different issues by altering the study questions and by the choice of video clips. The case is well suited for courses and classes concerning corporate governance, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate social responsibility. The following objectives of the case allow students to:
Letter Grade: A = 90 - 100%; B = 80 - 89%; C = 70 - 79%; D = 60 - 69%; F = 0 – 59%.
Instructors are permitted to employ a grading scale of their own volition, as long as it is reasonable and fair. It is explained on the syllabus that the four-point scale is used (A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0.) This is the same scale that is used by the college designating a student’s GPA. Dr. Meredith expressed that the Student Display in PAWS Grades were set to give both a four-point numeric score and a letter grade equivalence (A, B, C, D, or F) for each assignment. Per the screenshot of your grades provided by you, I found his assertion to be accurate. Therefore if the number was not clear, the letter grade for each assignment should have been.
The course project involved developing a great depth of knowledge in analyzing capital structure, theories behind it, and its risks and issues. Before I began this assignment, I knew nothing but a few things about capital structure from previous unit weeks; however, it was not until this course’s final project that came along with opening
We will learn how to use financial information to value firms, projects, and securities in a wide variety of industries, including real estate. The course will be based entirely on the Harvard Business School case studies and will focus on learning techniques of financial analysis, selecting an appropriate valuation model, analyzing the quality of financial data, finding an appropriate discount rate, and forecasting financial variables and cash flows. Corporate Finance course is strongly suggested as
A case brief on AutoZone,Inc is being presented in this article. The paper briefly discusses the history and progress strategy of the company so far. The main idea of the paper is the dilemma faced by a portfolio manager- Mark Johnson- and the wise decision he could make in order to safeguard his client’s portfolio. The paper examines the current position of AutoZone in the market and its growth potential which would help Johnson in making his decision.
This section of the discussion turns to the creative structuring aspect of the problem. The returns to the equity investor seem skimpy. Students should be challenged to look for a way to improve the returns, rather than just reject the deal.
REFERENCES•Ross, S.A., Westerfield, R.W., Jaffe, J., Jordan, B.D. "Modern Financial Management". McGraw-Hill, Eighth Edition, (2008)•R.A. Brealey and S.C. Myers, "Principles of Corporate Finance", McGraw-Hill, Seventh Edition, (2003).
FINS 5535 Computer Assignment For this assignment, you may work in groups of up to four. The due date for the assignment is Friday, 1 June, 2012 by 6:00pm. You may hand in the assignment at the Banking and Finance assignment boxes on the ground floor of the Australian School of Business building. To find the assignment boxes, go to the west elevator (further from the bookstore, closer to the Roundhouse), and go straight out the back through the glass doors (left of the elevator). On the left-hand side you’ll see the Banking and Finance assignment boxes. Let’s use Assignment box 2. I’ll put up a sign closer to the due date. Or, you can hand them directly to me, or bring them to my office during my consultation hours. Please do not disturb
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