Introduction to Financial Management

Lecture 1, Introduction

1.1: Course Organization and Resources 

1.2: The Role of the Financial Manager 

1.3: Key Concepts of Finance 

Lecture 2, Financial Analysis

2.1: Financial Statements 

2.2: Ratio Analysis 

2.3: DuPont Analysis 

Lecture 3, Financial Markets

3.1: Roles & Types of Financial Markets 

3.2: Raising Capital 

3.3: Application Problems 1 

Lecture 4, Time Value of Money

4.1: Lump Sums: Future and Present Value 

4.2: Annuities: Present Value 

4.3: Interest Rate Equivalency 

Lecture 5, Interest Rates

5.1: Micro Rate Determinants 

5.2: Macro Rate Determinants 

5.3: Term Structure & Asset Prices 

Lecture 6, Financial Assets

6.1: Bonds 

6.2: Stocks 

6.3: Application Problems 2 

Lecture 7, Risk & Return 

7.1: Asset Specific Risk 

7.2: Portfolio Risk 

7.3: CAPM & Market Equilibrium 

Lecture 8, Real Asset Investments

8.1: Net Present Val, IRR & Payback 

8.2: Project Types & Profiles 

8.3: Cash flow Analysis 

Lecture 9, Cost of Capital

9.1: Capital Component costs 

9.2: WACC & MCC 

9.3: Application Problems 3 

Lecture 10, Capital Structure

10.1: Financial Leverage & Risk 

10.2: Financial & Operating Leverage 

10.3: Capital Structure Theorems 

Lecture 11, Working Capital

11.1: Working Capital Concepts 

11.2: The Cash Conversion Cycle 

11.3: Short-Term Financial Policies 

Lecture 12, Liquid Asset Management

12.1: Cash Balances & Budgeting 

12.2: Float & Disbursement Management 

12.3: Application Problems 

Lecture 13, Current Assets & Liabilities

13.1: Credit Management 

13.2: Inventory Management 

13.3: Trade & Short-Term Credit 

Lecture 14, Growth & Planning 

14.1: Implications of Growth 

14.2: Additonal Funds Needed

14.3: Growth Benchmarks 

Lecture 15, Financial Planning & Control

15.1: Breakeven Analysis

15.2: Breakeven Analysis

15.3: Application Problems 5 

Lecture 16, Topics in Corporate Finance 

16.1: International Finance 

16.2: Securitization 

16.3: Moral Hazard