Gopala Vasudevan, PhD
Accounting & Finance
Charlton College of Business 317
|1994||New York University||PhD|
|1988||Louisiana State University||MS|
|1982||University of Kerala||BS|
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.
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.
- Corporate finance