About the course
Develop a greater intuition for the budgeting aspect of finance in your firm so that you can win support for your most important initiatives. This course provides a crucial bridge between you and the rest of your organization with respect to finance-related issues. We’ll learn and apply the analytical tools corporations commonly use to make strategic resource allocation decisions. You’ll get a better sense of how the finance team looks at investments and decides where to allocate resources, and you’ll be better equipped to make a case for the initiatives you believe will create the most value for your organization. After all, in today’s competitive marketplace, companies that use resources wisely have a huge advantage over those that do not.
- Introduction to valuation: the time value of money
- Capital budgeting analysis tools, including net present value, internal rate of return, free cash flow valuation approach, and other investment criteria
- Resource allocation in practice
- Apply practical analysis tools to help you make strategic capital-budgeting and resource-allocation decisions
- Discern what investments are best to undertake and effectively ‘make the case’ for the initiatives you believe will create the most value for your firm.
- Optimally allocate resources to enhance competitive advantage
- Productively use capital and other resources to maximize value creation in all your markets
Professor Milbourn previously taught at the London Business School and the University of Chicago before coming to Olin. Area of Expertise: Corporate Finance, Corporate Finance Research Interests: Corporate finance, managerial career concerns, management compensation, and economics of a...
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