Course ID: CS-DEM

Debt and Equity Mix (Controller Series)

While nearly 7 years have passed since the Great Recession, economic and political uncertainty have continued to plague business decision-making. The roles and responsibilities of CPAs and finance professionals, meanwhile, has continued to expand. This course is part of a series of short courses that will explore key economic and regulatory issues that will have a substantial impact on financial and accounting decisions for years to come.

This one hour course will examine and walk-through key examples of debt vs. equity financing decisions and their impact on financial performance. Special focus will be given to the role of the financial professional in analyzing and forecasting the impact of the debt and equity mix decision on an organization.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of debt financing
  • Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of equity financing
  • Identify the components of The Dupont Model
  • Identify and analyze the impact of intangible assets and debt ratios and overall risk

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Strategic implications of the debt/equity mix
  • Utilizing debt financing
  • The DuPont Model
  • Debt/equity ratio
  • Managing the debt/equity mix
  • Financial Capacity
  • Risk in the business model
  • The leverage factor
  • Return on equity
  • Equity financing
  • Debt financing

DESIGNED FOR
CPAs, industry accounting and finance staff, C-level corporate officers

FIELD OF STUDY
Finance

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
1.0

LEVEL
Basic

This course is available for your group as:

Group Live On-Demand
 

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