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FIN 419 All Discussion Question Answers Weeks 1 to 5

Week 1

What is a limited liability corporation?

What is a limited liability partnership?

What are the differences?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?

What are some risk management techniques?

How would you use portfolio management to assess the risk and return of an investment?

Predict how the results would be different based on different risk preferences?

Based on your assessment of risk using portfolio Management, what factors would you use to make different risk preferences?

Week 2

What is the difference between present values and future values?

How would you use present and future value techniques in preparing a financial plan for retirement?

How would various required rates of return affect your decision? Explain.

What is a loan amortization schedule?

How would you use it determine your loan interest rate?

What factors would impact your choice between two loans?

What are the three key inputs to the valuation model?

How would you determine the valuation of an asset?

How would the intrinsic value of assets differ from the market value? Explain.

How would the intrinsic value of assets differ from the market value? Explain.

Week 3

What is an asset?

What is a liability?

What is the difference between assets and liabilities?

Can an organization operate without current liabilities? Explain.

What is zero working capital? How would you define zero working capital?

When would this methodology be used?

Would this model be applicable to all organizations? Explain.

 

FIN 419 Week 5

 What is the SEC?
How does it impact financial decision-making?
What constraints might it put on a company?
What would you consider to be a global equivalent(s) to the SEC within the USA?
Are there individual reporting requirements comparable?  Explain?

 What is a multinational corporation?

What are some of the constraints facing today’s multinational corporations?
Predict how joint ventures and international mergers might address some of those constraints.
What would be the constraints specifically dealing with different currencies and market rate fluctuatins?

Week 4

What is investment banking?

How would the investment banker assist an organization in going public?

As a CFO, what information would you need to select an investment banker?

What is the difference between operating and financial leverage?

What is the importance of assessing operating vs. financial leverage?

What is EBIT-EPS analysis?

What is the indifference curve?

How is risk factored into the EBIT-EPS analysis?

What are the “basic short comings” of EBIT’s analyses?

Week 5

What is the SEC?

How does it impact financial decision-making?

What constraints might it put on a company?

What would you consider to be a global equivalent(s) to the SEC within the USA?

Are there individual reporting requirements comparable?  Explain?

What is a multinational corporation?

What are some of the constraints facing today’s multinational corporations?

Predict how joint ventures and international mergers might address some of those constraints.

What would be the constraints specifically dealing with different currencies and market rate fluctuations?