The  focus  of  this  course  is  in the area of  financial  management. It  will  show  managers  how  to interface  with  accounting and  finance departments,  help  them  to  understand how firms meet their financial objectives utilizing financial decision-making. This course will also explain financial tools and techniques, which can be used to help firms maximize value by improving decisions relating to capital budgeting, capital structure, and working capital management. This course will deal  with a number of related   topics,  including   multinational   financial   management,  risk   management,  mergers  and acquisitions.