As we enter a new century, creating shareholder value has become a dominant corporate goal. Today global capital markets, corporate takeovers, mergers, and acquisitions are the norm.
In this Shareholder Value Creation, online training course you will learn why increasing shareholder value is the ultimate purpose of firms and why such stock represents a good investment. This course will also explore why economic value added and net cash flow are two of the most important measures of a firm's success, how they are measured and why it is used to guide investment decisions. Additionally, participants will learn what characteristics increase the value of firms to investors, how firms create competitive advantage, and what strategies firms use to create shareholder value.
Course Learning Objectives
By taking this online Shareholder Value Creation course, the user will learn to:
- Recall four categories of the world's resources.
- Discuss why increasing shareholder value is the primary corporate goal.
- Recall the major factors for determining the stock price and the value of a company.
- Define the term value drivers.
- Explain the difference between monopolistic, monopolistic competitive, and highly competitive markets.
- Explain why market value added (MVA) is an important measure.
- Determine how the firm's cost of capital is estimated.
This online Shareholder Value Creation course is made up of the following sections:
- What is Economic Value Added (EVA)?
- Focusing on Shareholder Value
- Measuring Profits
- Value Drivers
- Determining Cost of Capital
- Value-Creating Strategies
- Using Economic Profit Analysis
This Shareholder Value Creation online training course was designed for employees and supervisors.
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