MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MANAGEMENT Course Syllabus MGMG518 - Financial Planning and Strategy Credit Hours: Prerequisite: Trimester: Instructor(s): 3 Credits MGMG507 Financial Planning and Control - Class Meet: Thursday 18.00-21.00, Room 607 รศ.ดร.เสกศักดิ์ จำเริ ญวงศ์ Course Description: Formulation of the financial strategic plans to assist management in making sound financial decisions and policies on various issues in finance such as raising capital, debt/equity financing choice, cost of capital, dividend, capital budgeting, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, and corporate governance. Using case study, students will be motivated to think and analyze systematically. Advanced theories in finance will be explored along with the cases. Text: Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation by Bruner, Eades and Schill McGraw-Hill , 6th editions, 2010 Objective: 1. To enable students to integrate topics in finance and apply them into the real-world case analysis 2. To equip students with advanced topics in corporate finance and risk management 3. To train students so they can formulate financial strategies and policies. 4. To make future CEO/CFO aware of corporate social responsibility and ethics. Course Evaluation: Case (Presentation, Participation and Report) Project & Participation Final Examination (3 hours) Total 40% (10 Cases 4% each) 30% 30% 100% Course Outline & Schedule: (Schedule of topics and assignment is subject to revision) Session 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12-13 14 Topics and Assignments Topic: Economic Profits Case: FedEx V.S. U.P.S. Topic: Financial analysis Case: Value Line Publishing Topic: Analysis of investment and Cost of Capital Case: Boeing 7E7 Topic: Optimal Leverage Case: California Pizza Chicken Topic: Initial Public Offering Case: JetBlue Airways Topic: Dividend decision Case: Gainesboro Mid-term Examination (Submit the Project’s Progress report) Topic: Currency Risk Management Case: Carrefour Topic: Convertible bond valuation and financial engineering Case: MoGen, Inc. Topic: Corporate governance Influence Case: Hershey Foods Corporation: Bitter Times in a Sweet Place Topic: Evaluating a contingent value right Case: General Mills ‘Acquisition of Pillsbury from Diageo Plc. Project Presentation Final Examination Project Students (in group) will be assigned to interview CFO of a SET 50 company in real sector, and write the report as well as make presentation in class. Topics to be reported include investment policy, capital structure policy, dividend policy, corporate governance, and enterprise risk management.