Apply the time value of money in making
Evaluate investment opportunities
utilizing capital budgeting tools.
Use effective communication, team and
problem-solving skills to collaborate on a project.
Response: Write 400–600 words that
respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments.
Review and reflect on the knowledge that you have gained from
this course. Based on your review and reflection, write at least 3 paragraphs
on the following:
- What were the most
compelling topics learned in this course?
- How did participating in
discussions help your understanding of the subject matter? Is anything
still unclear that could be clarified?
- What approaches could have
yielded additional valuable information?
The main post should include at least 1 reference to research
sources, and all sources should be cited using APA format.
In this final Phase, you will be learning about the concept of
the capital budgeting, the different techniques that are commonly employed in
making capital budgeting decision, and how each is calculated. This concept,
along with the time value of money concept and the cost of capital, will be
employed in addressing the Phase 5 tasks and is related to the tasks that you
completed in Phases 2 and 3.
In your initial post, identify and recommend at least 1 credible
Web site that discusses the process of calculating the models most commonly
used to support capital budgeting decisions, and address at least 3 of the
- What is the capital
budgeting, and what role does it play in long-term investment decisions?
- What are the basic capital
budgeting models, and which ones are considered the most reliable and why?
- What is net present value
(NPV), how is it calculated, and what is the basic premise of its decision
- What is the internal rate
of return (IRR), how is it calculated, and what is the basic premise of
its decision rule?
- What is the modified
internal rate of return (MIRR), how is it calculated, and what is the
basic premise of its decision rule?
- How is the weighted
average cost of capital (WACC) employed in capital budgeting decisions,
and should it be used for all project regardless of the riskiness of a
Be sure to document your posts with in-text citations, credible
sources, and properly listed references.