Every day, senior managers have to make decisions about investing in new projects, raising capital, acquiring companies or disposing of existing businesses or assets. You will understand how key financial decisions are made and which criteria and methods are used and applied in these processes.
|Week 1||Corporate lifecycle and governance
Investment appraisal and return determination
|Week 2||Capital structure considerations
Raising debt financing
|Week 3||Raising equity financing
Mergers and acquisitions
|Week 4||Private equity investing
|Week 5||Final assessment|
Examine the three intersecting areas of the hospitality financial landscape:
- Financial Statements Analysis
- Budgeting and Forecasting
- Advanced Corporate Finance
For robust decision-making and financial planning, it is essential to analyze operating and financial performances. The ability to interpret financial statements and key performance indicators (KPIs) is the heart of hotel financial analysis.