Marly Morgus
Jeff Burke
Lisa Huang
James Hadisurjo
Case Writeup Assignment: Dupont Buyout
1. Assess DPCs fit within DuPont. What are its prospects going forward as a division
within DuPont versus its potential value to an outside party?
Th
Case Writeup Assignment: Dupont buyout
Please address the following in your writeup/presentation. A spreadsheet supplement is available
on canvas.
1. Assess DPCs fit within DuPont. What are its prospects going forward as a division within
DuPont versus it
FIN41340: Quantitative Methods in Finance
Tutorial: Time Value of Money
Lecturer:
Darragh ODowd
Tutorial Questions
1. What is the present value of a 3year annuity of $100 if the interest rate
is 6%? What is the present value of this annuity, if you have
Case Analysis: Bidding for Hertz
A spreadsheet supplement is available on Canvas.
Please prepare the following for your writeups (and for those presenting):
1. How does the dualtrack process used by Ford to initiate consideration of strategic
alternativ
Lisa Huang
James Hadisurjo
Wrigleys & Mars Case
1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a merger between Mars and Wrigley?
The merger between Mars and Wrigleys would yield a number of advantages for both
Mars and Wrigley. Synergies resulting from
TESTTYPE QUESTIONS
Inventory Analysis
A. Determine whether the following statements are true or false. Explain your reasoning in 12 sentences for false statements.
In a Newsvendor setting, the optimal service level increases as the salvage value obtaine
SOLUTIONS
REVIEW SESSION QUESTIONS
Q1. Company X buys vacuum cleaner bags from Discounters R Us according to the following price
discount agreement: for an order of less than 1000 bags, each bag costs $2.50; for orders
between 1001 and 5000 bags, each bag
TESTTYPE QUESTIONS
Quality Management and Control
A. Determine whether the following statements are true or false. Explain your reasoning in 12 sentences for false statements.
When using control charts, it is assumed that the variable in question is at
Chapter 2: Financial Statements and Cash Flow
2.1 The Balance Sheet
BS  snapshot of a firm's accounting value on a particular date,
Assets Liabilities + Stockholders' equity
Liquidity
o Refers to the ease and quickness with which assets can be convert
Chapter 1: Introduction to Corporate Finance
1.1 What is Corporate Finance?
The Balance Sheet Model of the Firm
o Assets are on left side of BS
Fixed assets  last a long time (Buildings)
Some fixed assets are tangible machinery, equipment.
Other fixe
Chapter 5: Net Present Value and Other Investment Rules
5.1 Why Use Net Present Value?
Alpha Corp is considering invest in a riskless project costing $100. The project
receieves $107 in 1 year and has no other cash flows. Discount rate is 6%
o NPV = 100
Chapter 3: Financial Statements Analysis and Financial Models
3.1 Financial Statements Analysis
Standardizing Statements
o Difference in size of companies makes it hard to compare
o Also different in currency make it hard to compare
o Use % of total doll
Chapter 10: Risk and Return
10.1 Returns
Dollar Returns
o As the owner of shares of stock, you could receive some cash, called a
dividend, during the year. This cash is the income component of your
return. In addition to the dividends, the other part of
Chapter 8: Interest Rates and Bond Valuation
8.1 Bonds and Bond Valuation
Corporations (and governments) frequently borrow money by issuing or selling
debt securities called bonds
Bond Features and Prices
o A bond is normally an interestonly loan, mean
Chapter 6: Making Capital Investment Decisions
6.1 Incremental Cash Flows: The Key to Capital Budgeting
Cash Flows Not Accounting Income
o Always discount CFs, not earnings, when performing a capital budgeting
calculation. Earnings do not represent real
Chapter 9: Stock Valuation
9.1 The Present Value of Common Stocks
Dividends Versus Capital Gains
o A stock provides 2 kinds of cash flows:
1) Many stocks pay dividends on a regular basis
2) Stockholder receives the sale price when she sells the stock
o
Chapter 4: Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
4.1 Valuation: The OnePeriod Case
Future Value (FV) or Compound Value value of a sum after investing over one
or more periods
Present Value (PV) = C/1+r
o C is cash flow date 1 and r is rate or return discount
KEY TOPICS FOR TEST 3
Inventory Analysis

Role of Inventory in Operations
Types of Inventory
A. Continuous Review Policy: When and why to use this policy
o Economic Order Quantity (EOQ)
o Calculating EOQ with Fixed Purchase Cost (C)
o Calculating Total
FORMULA SHEET FOR TEST 3
Notation
I
R
Inventory
Throughput/Flow Rate  Range
Ti
Q
TC
Flow Time for Inventory
Order Size
Total Cost
EOQ
LTD
H
Optimal Order Quantity
Lead Time Demand
Unit Inventory Holding Cost
S
Fixed Ordering Cost  Sample Standard Deviat
Boston College
Carroll School of Management
MGMT3099 Strategic Management
Fall 2016
Professor Marta Geletkanycz
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 6175520439
Office: 414B Fulton Hall
Office Hours: Dropin Tuesdays noon 1:00 p.m. and by appointment (just send
PARTICIPANT OBSERVER ASSIGNMENT
Before Doing the Assignment:
While we want you to have an open mindedness (Zen's "beginner's mind") towards your
experience, it is also the case that what you are able to see and appreciate will be greatly
enhanced by the d
Chapter 17: Valuation and Capital Budgeting for the Levered Firm
17.1
a.
The maximum price that Hertz should be willing to pay for the fleet of cars with allequity funding
is the price that makes the NPV of the transaction equal to zero.
NPV = Purchase
Calculus  Whats it all about?
Quantitative Methods in Finance
 Introduction to Calculus
Darragh ODowd
September 5, 2015
Calculus
1/6
Darragh ODowd
Calculus  Whats it all about?
Definition of Calculus
Calculus is the branch of mathematics that deals wit
Probability Basic Statistics Univariate Distributions Multivariate Distributions Statistical Inference ValueatRisk
Quantitative Methods in Finance
 Probability and Statistics
Darragh ODowd
September 16, 2015
Probability and Statistics
1/94
Darragh ODow
Linear Regression  Theory Linear Regression  Evaluation Multivariate Regression OLS Assumptions Applications
Quantitative Methods in Finance
 Linear Regression
Darragh ODowd
August 10, 2015
Linear Regression
1/97
Darragh ODowd
Linear Regression  Theor
Introduction
Financial Returns
Time Value of Money
Introduction to Quantitative Methods
and Time Value of Money
Darragh ODowd
September 1, 2015
Introduction to Quantitative Methods and Time Value of Money
Darragh ODowd
Introduction
Financial Returns
Time
FIN41340: Quantitative Methods in Finance
Tutorial: Time Value of Money
Lecturer:
Darragh ODowd
Tutorial Questions
1. What is the present value of a 3year annuity of $100 if the interest rate
is 6%? What is the present value of this annuity, if you have
Daniel Nowak
Marketing Research Study
Professor Min Zhao
Brand Buzz in the Echoverse
The modern age of communication has led to a significant growth in online
communications particularly through social media. It has been well documented that branding
thro