Cost of Capital: What it is and How to Use It WEBCAST

Monday, December 14 7:00am - 9:00am PST

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Member Price $79.00

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Overview

Every business needs capital, and capital has a cost. Providers of debt and equity demand a return and the combination is the cost of capital for the business. This session discusses how to calculate the cost of capital, how to use it to make superior business decisions every day and some common ways organizations misuse this number. Who should understand your organization’s cost of capital? Even if you are not yet the CFO, you need to thoroughly understand the cost of capital and its use. The cost of capital allows managers to, “Get the biggest bang for the buck.” If you want to enhance your corporate finance skills, this session is for you.

Highlights

Find your organization’s cost of debt, Calculate the cost of equity, Understanding your Weighted, Average Cost of Capital (WACC), Interpret your cost of capital, Properly use the cost of capital to make decisions Avoid common cost of capital mistakes

Prerequisites

Some financial management experience is helpful

Objectives

Understand the calculation and use of the weighted average cost of capital

Preparation

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Leader(s):

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Don Minges

Don Minges is a fractional CFO who worked in diverse industries at various stages of development. He has experience in profitability enhancement, strategic planning, venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, consulting, turnarounds, economic forecasting, cost accounting and financial analysis. Don has experience raising equity for several growing firms and has also invested equity capital into promising businesses. He has served on the Board of Directors of many firms. Mr. Minges graduated with highest honors from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke.

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Non-Member Price $109.00

Member Price $79.00