An Instructor’s Manual is the guide that your teacher may use when making lesson plans and contain extra questions and answers, lab assignments, and more. The aim of this module is to develop an understanding of modern corporate finance so that the corporate manager, the treasurer, the investment banker, the financial analyst and the accountant will have the conceptual foundations for making intelligent assessments of key financial decisions.
The tax department helps structure transactions, makes recommendations on the timing of acquisitions or sales based on what else will be written off that year, and can decide what corporate reporting structure reduces taxes-for example, creating a wholly owned subsidiary versus having an internal division.
AEP’s Finance Department carries out four main activities to meet its objectives: 1) designing, implementing and monitoring financial policies, 2) planning and executing the financing program, 3) managing cash resources, and 4) interfacing with the financial community and investors.
Corporate Finance includes but is not limited to the study of a firm’s interactions with its stakeholders in general and capital markets in particular, the design of its internal organization structure, its compensation and incentive mechanisms, corporate governance, the management of capital and its internal allocation rules.
The organization has added many feathers to its cap and among those, the most notable recognition came along in 2007 when Gartner placed the organization in the Leader quadrant for both the performance management in the corporate sector and business intelligence areas.