Making Capital Investment Decisions
One of the most important aspects of a manager's job is to evaluate the feasibility of new initiatives and to make sound investment decisions. This includes conducting a thorough and reliable analysis using the appropriate financial decision-making tools.
In this course, participants will learn six capital budgeting rules that provide a framework for making sound project investment decisions. Participants will examine how the rules differ from one another, and which rules are most appropriate for different project settings.
Who Should Take this Course?
This course is important for managers, supervisors, and team leaders at any level responsible for project planning, purchasing decisions, capital budgeting projects, and other important initiatives for their organization.
Participants who complete this course will be able to...
- Apply capital budgeting decision rules to make sound financial choices
- Accurately analyze decisions and projects for financial soundness
- Steven Carvell, Ph.D., Professor , School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
- Scott Gibson, Ph.D., Professor of Finance and J.E. Zollinger Term Professor , The College of William & Mary School of Business
Estimated Hours to Complete Course: 6.0
About the School of Hotel Administration
The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University is shaping the global knowledge base for hospitality management through leadership in education, research, and industry advancement. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the school provides management instruction in the full range of hospitality disciplines, educating the next generation of leaders in the world's largest industry. Founded in 1922 as the nation's first collegiate course of study in hospitality management, the Cornell School of Hotel Administration is recognized as the world leader in its field. For more information, visit sha.cornell.edu.