|Thursday, February 21|
|SC2 A Corporate Perspective: Financial Savvy for Statisticians||
Thu, Feb 21, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Outline & Objectives (302579)
Outline: Foundations of corporate finance; Present Value; Investment Returns: Stocks & Bonds, Nominal & Real rates of return; Portfolios & Diversification: Types of Risk, The Capital Asset Pricing Model; Corporate Financial Statements: Income and Cash Flow Statements, Balance Sheets, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Corporate Finance: Raising funds, Capital budgeting, How companies issue securities, Options, hedging & risk management; Financial Planning & Analysis: Performance ratios; Some recent meltdowns: How they happened, what we’ve learned
Objectives: To acquaint statisticians with the basic principles, concepts, operations, and language of corporate finance in order to enable them to be more effective contributors and leaders in their respective organizations, and more successful in their careers.