Define the role of the financial manager.
Describe financial planning.
Outline how organizations manage their assets.
Discuss the sources of funds and capital structure.
Identify short-term funding options.
Discuss sources of long-term financing.
Describe mergers, acquisitions, buyouts, and divestitures.
Like other phone companies in Europe, Telecom Italia is struggling to fund improvements in its fixed and mobile networks. Raising capital for these projects is never easy, and given the economic conditions in Europe, this task is likely more difficult for company executives.
Recently, the company launched a plan to raise up ...