FIN 370 Week 5 Discussion Question Worksheet
Reference: Jordan. B., Ross. S., & Westerfield R. (2016). Fundamental of Corporate Finance (11th ed.) New York, NY: MC Graw-Hill.
Instructions: Minimum of 125 words for each question with in-text citation and reference
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Ch. 18: Short-Term Finance and Planning
What is the difference between the operating cycle and cash cycle?
Is it better to have short term or long term financing? When should you use either – – pros and cons of each?
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Ch. 20: Credit and Inventory Management
How does a firm’s credit policy affect its sales, bad debts and accounts receivable?
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Ch. 21: International Corporate Finance
Describe interest rate parity and its effect on country currency rates?
How has changes in the global marketplace changed how we look at risk and finance?
Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Ch. 26: Mergers and Acquisitions
How is goodwill derived from a merger and acquisition transaction?
Finance for Non-Financial Managers
How is the operating cycle calculated and what does it mean for a firm?
Designing Growth Strategies
What are the objectives of a firm seeking to merge with another firm?