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  1. 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).
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    Academic Area:
    Finance
  2. Galletas Fontaneda & United Biscuits RH1-120-M

    This interactive multimedia case describes the crisis that surrounded the sale of the Galletas Fontaneda biscuit factory in 2002. United Biscuit's announcement to sell the factory was the beginning of a seven month conflict that would affect the employees its managers and residents of the town of Aguilar de Campoo.

    The case is based around an interactive timeline which allows students to consider the main events of the crisis in detail. For each of the milestones interviews with the president of United Biscuits the head of the worker's council and the mayor of Aguilar de Campoo provide analysis.

    Academic Area:
    Human Resources | Negotiation
  3. La economía de los Estados Unidos EC1-108-M

    This multimedia case considers the development of the U.S. Economy up until 2005 detailing its achievements and shortfalls. It charts the history of the country and attempts to simulate the power of the nation on the rest of the world.

    The case is separated into three main areas: an in-depth country analysis detailing key economic indicators and their progress an interactive timeline charting the history of the U.S. and a simulator which aids in the discussion of the effects of the U.S. economy on the rest of the world.

    Academic Area:
    Economic Environment & Public Affairs
  4. Anthony Research CG1-104-I-M

    An interactive exercise which encourages students to explore alternative designs for a job cost system. After studying the current cost system of a company students will simulate alternative approaches and monitor the effects on costs and profits. The material is based around four exercises:

    - cost behavior and the classification of costs
    - job cost systems
    - tracing of additional costs
    - alternative allocation bases

    Through a series of questions (with feedback) students are encouraged to explore tracing different costs and allocation bases to make comparisons.

    Academic Area:
    Cost Accounting & Management Control
  5. Bonos: pasivos a largo plazo CF2-105-M

    This tutorial contemplates the use of bonds as financial instruments. Through the use of a depreciation calculator and a practical case example students will analyze depreciation schedules and journal entries in order to better understand this financing option.

    This tutorial is separated into four sections:

    - a photo example of a bond certificate detailing the important elements
    - a test with multiple choice questions reflecting upon both the time value of money and bond theory
    - a bond calculator allowing for the calculation of bond depreciation schedules and associated journal entries
    - a focus on bonds from the investor&rsquos perspective rather than that of the issuer

    This case has been used successfully in undergraduate, graduate (MBA programs and Master in Management programs) and executive education level in courses such as Financial Accounting and Financial Reporting and Analysis. The interactive tutorial is designed for independent study. It can be assigned as reading material before a session on Accounting for Long-Term Liabilities or Accounting for Bonds.

    Academic Area:
    Financial Accounting
  6. Bonds: Long-term Liabilities CF2-105-I-M

    This tutorial contemplates the use of bonds as financial instruments. Through the use of a depreciation calculator and a practical case example students will analyze depreciation schedules and journal entries in order to better understand this financing option.

    This tutorial is separated into four sections:

    - a photo example of a bond certificate detailing the important elements
    - a test with multiple choice questions reflecting upon both the time value of money and bond theory
    - a bond calculator allowing for the calculation of bond depreciation schedules and associated journal entries
    - a focus on bonds from the investor&rsquos perspective rather than that of the issuer

    This case has been used successfully in undergraduate, graduate (MBA programs and Master in Management programs) and executive education level in courses such as Financial Accounting and Financial Reporting and Analysis. The interactive tutorial is designed for independent study. It can be assigned as reading material before a session on Accounting for Long-Term Liabilities or Accounting for Bonds.

    Academic Area:
    Financial Accounting
  7. The United States Economy EC1-108-I-M

    This multimedia case considers the development of the U.S. Economy up until 2005 detailing its achievements and shortfalls. It charts the history of the country and attempts to simulate the power of the nation on the rest of the world.

    The case is separated into three main areas: an in-depth country analysis detailing key economic indicators and their progress an interactive timeline charting the history of the U.S. and a simulator which aids in the discussion of the effects of the U.S. economy on the rest of the world.

    Academic Area:
    Economic Environment & Public Affairs
  8. Depreciation CF2-104-I-M

    This is an interactive tutorial which aims to clarify the key concepts of depreciation and take an in-depth look at the effects that different depreciation methods have on companies. Through the use of a calculator students can calculate the depreciation schedule visualizing the results graphically and then compare how changes in the useful life and residual value affect depreciation expense.

    This interactive tutorial consists of five sections:&nbsp

    - A general depreciation theory test
    - A methods test looking at how different depreciation techniques can affect a company&rsquos financial statements
    - A flexible depreciation calculator accompanied by two reflection exercises
    - A detailed case analysis focusing on net income effects and cash flow
    - A real-world example section analyzing the depreciation strategies of different companies.

    Academic Area:
    Financial Accounting
  9. La entrevista de descripción de patrones conductuale … RH2-105-M

    Multimedia exercises about recruitment based on competence and behavioral patterns. Three different exercises, each one with two different versions: for a business environment or a survival expedition.

    In the first exercise, the student is presented with a series of possible interview questions and has to decide which of these questions are useful or not for predicting the candidates' future behavior.

    In the second exercise, the student will view videos of candidates answering interview questions. The student must then classify these answers according to the S.A.R. technique.

    In the third exercise, the student will view four candidates being interviewed for their competence for a job. The student must determine each candidate’s level of competence so that he or she can later compare that with the actual level of suitability of each for the post.

    Academic Area:
    Organisational Behaviour | Human Resources | Negotiation
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