Raising Capital: The Process, the Players, and Strategic Considerations
New projects not only need funding—they need the right type of funding. Learn about the decision frameworks financial professionals use to arrive at the company's optimal capital structure. Learn how to choose between debt and equity funding, and when to consider acquiring funds from capital markets. Discover how capital structure decisions at the company level influence project decisions at the departmental level.
In this course, participants will learn concepts, that when put into action, will ensure they are maximizing the firm’s value by using the correct balance of debt and equity. They will also obtain a more complete understanding of corporate restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcy
Who Should Take this Course?
This course is designed for non-financial managers who are responsible for making integrated financial decisions and need a fundamental understanding of the process, players, and strategic considerations of raising capital.
Participants who complete this course will be able to...
- View the process of raising capital in a broad context of capital-related decisions regarding the mix of capital and the process of entering into capital markets
- Explain how decisions in your department or division are influenced by capital structuring decisions
- Explain why changes in the industry and in the economy are important to capital budgeting decisions in your organization
- Contribute to decisions in your own firm more meaningfully with a good understanding of corporate restructuring, mergers, acquisitions, and bankruptcy
- 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 at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
The School of Hotel Administration at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business 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.