The focus of  this course is  in the  area  of  financial  management. We  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.