1 Which of the following would be a cash flow from operating activities? (check all that
apply)
Payments for advertising
Payments to suppliers
Depreciation on a building
Gain on sale of equipment
Collections from customers
Amortization of a patent : nonca
Review Weeks 4-6 Part 3
C Y N DY W A LT O N
IMBA 501
P E N N S TAT E U N I V E R S I T Y
Oligopoly
2
Oligopoly market structures are characterized by
only a few firms, each of which is large relative
to the total industry.
Typical number of firms is betwe
iMBA502, Lesson 5
Examples of basic:
Visual DuPont Models
and
Verses to DuPont Song
Note: You will want to use a reduced visual in the term
project; this full one is too small and complex.
Do not use this version in Lesson 5
Do NOT use this version in Les
Coachs Stocks & Funds
(Coach & spouse, exceeding $1/sh.)
(An example for Lesson 1 Stock Picks Assignment and a way of doing Full Disclosure)
9/1/15
Investment Funds/Indexes:
BRK.B (NYSE) Berkshire Hathaway Hey, wouldnt you want Warren Buffet to work for y
Ratios, iMBA502
Profitability Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Solvency (Liquidity) Ratios
Market Ratios
Other Ratios
Modified DuPont Model Analysis
Note About Ratio Formulations:
Different users/analysts of financial information use di
Business & Industry Analysis:
through Financial Information
Second
Stephen F. Jablonsky & Robert P. Crum
Understanding Business
Edition
2005
CAGRs Tutorial
Compound Annual Growth Rate
The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) can be understood as an Interna
Calculus Review
DERIVATIVES
Cyndy Walton, PhD, MBA
Penn State University
How to Take a Derivative
Appendix A Formula for Taking a Derivative:
1. The derivative of a constant is zero, and the
derivative of x is one.
2. Derivative of a monomial in x:
Exampl
Review for Weeks 1 - 3
ECONOMICS AND
STRATEGY
Cyndy Walton, PhD, MBA
Penn State University
What Is Competition?
A competitive market is a market in which
there are many buyers and sellers so that
each has a negligible impact on the market
price.
Types of
Review for Weeks 4-6 Part 1
EC O N OMI C S A N D STR ATEGY
C Y N D Y WA LT O N , P H D , M B A
P E N N S TAT E U N I V E R S I T Y
Industry
2
An industry is a group of firms producing
products that are close substitutes.
Industries include a rich mix of
Lesson 1
The Economic Foundation of
Business Strategy
Objectives
In a competitive environment, managers must
seek a pricing and output strategy that will
maximize the present value of the future profit
stream to the firm.
This course enables students to
Self-Study Activity 2.3
Answers
Practice Problems for the Elasticities of Demand
1. What would the consequences of income inelastic demand be for an industry in the long run?
Answer: As income rises, demand increases less than proportionately. Thus, in th
Self-Study Activity 2.2
Answers
Practice Problems for Other Elasticities of Demand
1. Can a good be both normal and income inelastic?
Answer: Yes, it can. For a normal good, Ey > 0. For an income inelastic good, Ey < 1.
Suppose that for good X, Ey = 0.8.
Self-Study Activity 2.1
Answers
Demand Elasticity Practice Problems
1. Suppose the price elasticity coefficient of demand is 2. What does this mean?
Answer: It means that if price were raised from the prevailing level, the percentage change
in quantity de
How Asteroid 1950 DA Keeps It Together
The kilometer-size rubble pile appears to be held together by van der Waals forces. Karen Hopkin reports
From the depths of space, an asteroid hurtles toward Earth. [Well, our general vicinity.] But this is no ordina
001
Is this a defect, or are the authors working out of, or trying to forge, a different kind of
aesthetic?
Is this a defect, or are the authors working out of, or trying to forge, a different kind of
aesthetic?
or trying to forge
002
Although fiction
iMBA
Fall 15 Orientation
Starting Date: August 10, 2015
Ending Date: August 30, 2015
Required Activities
Introduction
1. Read through Fall 2015 Orientation Information, Collaborate Information and Links, Collaborate
Set Up, and get acquainted with the tea
Collaborate Sessions
Dear Students:
Here is the schedule:
Collaborate Session 1 Rules of the Game, Dr. Ash, Friday (08/14), 9:00 to 10:30 p.m. EST
Collaborate Session 2 Teams, Dr. Duck, recorded session, your will be notified when it is available.
Collabo
My Favorite Mistake: Spanx Founder Sara
Blakely
On her mortifying moment at the BBC
http:/www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/04/29/spanx-founder-sara-blakely-s-favoritemistake.html
April 30, 2012 1:00 AM EDT
Courtesy of Spanx
Within the first year of lau