Corporate Divestitures: A Synthesis DE2-115-I
It is important to understand the strategic and organizational reasoning and consequences of divestitures in order to understand whether divestitures are merely a reflection of the economic cycle, a means to correct or reverse previous strategic decisions (for example, diversification), or a proactive strategic option. The objective of this Technical Note is to clarify the definitions of restructuring, divestiture, and divestment; and to provide an overview of existing knowledge on divestitures, from a financial, strategic, and organizational perspective.Academic Area:Strategy
Gestión de la cadena de demandas en el servicio DO2-124
This technical note analizes the value chains by reviewing their evolution, characteristics and the keys to their management.Academic Area:Operations & Supply Chain Management
Estructura óptima de capital DF2-161-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:Finance
ANALYZING THE NONMARKET ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS:THE … DE2-114-I
This technical note introduces a framework for analyzing the nonmarket enviornment of business, i.e. the social, political, regulatory and legal context in which the firm operates.Academic Area:Strategy | Entrepreneurship | Marketing & Communications
Financial Forecasts DF2-105-I-M
This interactive tutorial teaches students the procedures that need to be followed to make financial forecasts. This multimedia resource comprises brief theoretical explanations graphs and an interactive exercise. The exercise will be solved step-by- step as students advance through the program starting with an analysis of the historical data and finishing with the calculation of the funds required.
At the end of this multimedia tool a sensitivity analysis allows students to identify the changes in their forecasts (funds needed or excess funds) that would have occurred had some of the important variables been modified. For example increases or decreases in the cost of goods sold changes in the average collection period of clients changes in the average payment period to suppliers etc.Academic Area:Finance
Contabilidad y finanzas DF2-138-M
This tutorial questions the validity of profits as a financial measurement preferring instead the analysis of cash flows as a more precise measurement of the health of a company. The cash variance statement is presented to students and serves to develop key definitions such as the free cash flow from operations amongst others.
The material includes a variety of interactive exercises as well as a simulation where the investment and financing decisions of a company are analyzed. Professor Javier Vega provides an introduction to the material through videos and helps to clarify the main concepts.Academic Area:Finance
Estrategia personal. La gestión de nuestro "fel … CO2-313
Are we the result of destiny and life’s coincidences or can we achieve what we set out to do? In this technical note, we study how we manage ourselves by defining functional areas whose objective will be to maximize our personal profitability and to increase the values on our “happiness meter.”Academic Area:Organisational Behaviour
Estilos de control de gestión CG2-123-M
This interactive technical note allows students to learn about how different companies confront the challenge of management control. Managers of six different companies answer the same basic questions providing different points of views and solutions. A questionnaire helps students reflect on the different sectors indicators processes and structures.Academic Area:Cost Accounting & Management Control
Gráfica de un mercado en competencia perfecta EC2-109-M
This interactive tool explains the adjustment in short and long term of the market and the enterprise under the theory of perfect competition. It allows for the interaction of both dimensions and to see the equilibrium process in terms of profits losses prices and exchanged quantities.
The documentation includes graphs with explanations of the shifts as well as exercises with feedback.Academic Area:Economic Environment & Public Affairs