Gopala Vasudevan, PhD

Professor

Accounting & Finance

508-999-8426

508-999-8646

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Charlton College of Business 317

Education

1994New York UniversityPhD
1988Louisiana State UniversityMS
1982University of KeralaBS

Teaching

Courses

An introduction to the nature of financial management. The course presents the basic tools used in the decision-making process as they pertain to the acquisition, management and financing current and long-term assets. Working capital policies, the time value of money, capital budgeting and debt and equity financing are discussed.

Understanding the forces that affect the relative value of currencies in international markets, covering the major problems encountered by the firm in financing international operations.

Understanding the forces that affect the relative value of currencies in international markets, covering the major problems encountered by the firm in financing international operations.

Exposure to financial principles by discussions of the functions of financial management. Various tools available to assist financial managers in making decisions are discussed and applied to case analyses. Specific topics include working capital management, capital budgeting applications, capital structure management and financial analysis and planning.

Exposure to financial principles by discussions of the functions of financial management. Various tools available to assist financial managers in making decisions are discussed and applied to case analyses. Specific topics include working capital management, capital budgeting applications, capital structure management and financial analysis and planning.

Valuation and practical application for both hedging and speculation. Topics include the characteristics of options, forward contracts, futures, and swaps; arbitrage and the valuation of derivatives; creating value and profit diagrams; and the structure of the derivatives markets. Ethical and economic issues associated with the use of derivatives s reported in the current financial press are also covered.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Exposure to financial principles by discussions of the functions of financial management. Various tools available to assist financial managers in making decisions are discussed and applied to case analyses. Specific topics include working capital management, capital budgeting applications, capital structure management and financial analysis and planning.
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Examines the most applicable principles of micro and macro-economics for the application of economic theory for the manager. Topics include optimization techniques applied to consumer choice firm behavior, pricing and the study of the market structure. Both ethical and international issues are addressed.
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Understanding the forces that affect the relative value of currencies in international markets, covering the major problems encountered by the firm in financing international operations.
Register for this course.

Understanding the forces that affect the relative value of currencies in international markets, covering the major problems encountered by the firm in financing international operations.
Register for this course.

Exposure to financial principles by discussions of the functions of financial management. Various tools available to assist financial managers in making decisions are discussed and applied to case analyses. Specific topics include working capital management, capital budgeting applications, capital structure management and financial analysis and planning.
Register for this course.

Exposure to financial principles by discussions of the functions of financial management. Various tools available to assist financial managers in making decisions are discussed and applied to case analyses. Specific topics include working capital management, capital budgeting applications, capital structure management and financial analysis and planning.
Register for this course.

Understanding the forces that affect the relative value of currencies in international markets, covering the major problems encountered by the firm in financing international operations.
Register for this course.

Examines the most applicable principles of micro and macro-economics for the application of economic theory for the manager. Topics include optimization techniques applied to consumer choice firm behavior, pricing and the study of the market structure. Both ethical and international issues are addressed.
Register for this course.

Research

Research Interests

  • Corporate finance

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