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Optimal Capital Structure DF2-161-I-M
This interactive tutorial explains the concept of the optimal financial mix. Through animations interactive graphs and very simple exercises students will understand and apply this concept.
At the end of the tutorial a practical multimedia case is included where students must find the optimal financial mix for maximizing the value of the investment projects.Academic Area:FinanceFormat: MultimediaLanguage: EnglishType of publication:Technical Note
The Cost of Capital DF2-141-I-M
This multimedia tutorial teaches students how to calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). It also shows interactive graphs where the students can analyze the effects of equity beta asset beta and the financing mix of the company on the WACC and the NPV. These graphs are complemented by several exercises.
At the end of the tutorial a simple practical case about the correct procedure to use for calculating the WACC when a company is going to float on the stock market is included. This section is complemented by links to websites where the financial information needed to complete the exercise can be found (equity betas from different sectors and their financing mix).
.Academic Area:FinanceFormat: MultimediaLanguage: EnglishType of publication:Technical Note
Investing with Talent DF2-123-I-M
This interactive tutorial demonstrates the concept of time value of money and how it is applied in the evaluation of investment opportunities. Two basic tools that rely on this concept the Net Present Value (NPV) and the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) are described and compared to each other and to some more intuitive alternative methods.
These numerical techniques are explained in an easily-understood visual manner through a series of interactive graphs and animations. Questions and numerical exercises throughout allow students to apply these concepts and reinforce the learning objectives.
This interactive tool has been designed to complement the paper based tutorial also included which provides a more in depth discussion of the concepts and their application.Academic Area:FinanceFormat: MultimediaLanguage: EnglishType of publication:Technical Note