Financing options: objectives of financial management- financial strategy process for a Business- impact of financial markets- external factors on a business’s financial strategy- sources of finance available to different businesses- financial strategy selected by a business- conflicts of objectives between different stakeholders in a business- different means of making returns to owners- different financing options for a given business- costs of different financing methods- cost of capital of a business- options for reconstruction.
Managing financial risk: describe the key financial risks facing a business- financial derivatives and other financial products- methods of managing interest rate- determine the cost of the hedge- methods of managing currency risks- methods of managing key financial risks- bills of exchange- letters of credit- export credit insurance.
Investment and financing decisions: investment appraisal techniques- investment decision making process- investment appraisal techniques- environmental factors of investment- the appraisal of projects- optimal investment plan- results of investment appraisal- calculate the financing options- financing costs and benefits- relevant methods of funding- investment and financing plan for a given business.
Questions and Answer Section:
- What is credit rating?
- How do you get a credit rating from a credit rating agency?
- What is the process of obtaining the credit rating from a credit rating company?
- Who are the credit rating agency and what is the function of credit rating agency?
- What is CAPM? Describe its underlying assumptions.