FIN 501 CASE Module 3 – Case Capital Budgeting and the Cost of Capital

1. The table below gives the initial investment and expected cash flows over the next five years for two different projects. Assume that the industry you are in expects a return of 10%, which you use as the discount rate in net present value (NPV) calculations and as the required rate of return for purposes of deciding on projects. Also, assume that management only wants to invest in projects that pay off within four years.

Setting Goals

1.Briefly list any financial problems you face personally or as a household, such as too much debt not enough savings, or not enough income.

2.Describe your personal and household financial goals, such as paying off debt or earning more income. Include short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term goals.

3.Develop a list of practical solutions to help solve the financial problems and reach the financial goals identified above.

FIN 515 Week 2 Project: Financial Statement Analysis

As the new financial manager of your company, the CEO has asked your team to provide a brief analysis of the company’s performance to present at the upcoming board of directors meeting. The CEO has asked that you assess the company’s performance against your company’s industry. Thus, to do this, you will need to use ratio analysis or other techniques to determine areas in which the company is doing well, as well as areas that management should look at.

Here are the steps for the project:

1.Select your teammate. Each team should be made up of two members.

Managerial Finance

Respond to the following scenario with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use research to reinforce your ideas.

Mary Francis has just returned to her office after attending preliminary discussions with investment bankers. Her last meeting regarding the intended capital structure of Apix went well, and she calls you into her office to discuss the next steps.

Literature Review for Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy Paper

Looking ahead to your Week 8 Assignment, please conduct preliminary research on the 2008 Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy and its various effects on world financial markets, business management, the credit crisis and individual wealth. Your research and resulting reviews should be based on five unique aspects and/or results of this event. You will then submit a Literature Review for each of the five resources.