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MindTap Finance for Fundamentals of Financial Management 14th Edition

Eugene F. Brigham, Joel F. Houston

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MindTap® Finance for Brigham/Houston’s Fundamentals of Financial Management, 14th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today’s students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. As an instructor using MindTap you have at your fingertips the right content and unique set of tools curated specifically for your course, all in an interface designed to improve workflow and save time when planning lessons and course structure. The control to build and personalize your course is all yours’, focusing on the most relevant material while also lowering costs for your students. Stay connected and informed in your course through real time student tracking that provides the opportunity to adjust the course as needed based on analytics of interactivity in the course.

Eugene F. Brigham, University of Florida

Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin and the University of California, Los Angeles. A former president of the Financial Management Association, Dr. Brigham has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored 10 textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy and the RAND Corp. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult and complete research in addition to his academic writing. He spends his spare time golfing, enjoying time with his family and dogs and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.

Joel F. Houston, University of Florida

Joel F. Houston is the John B. Hall Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Houston was an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. His research primarily focuses on the areas of corporate finance and financial institutions, and his work has been published in such top journals as THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, and FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for the JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RESEARCH and the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMIC POLICY. Since arriving at the University of Florida in 1987, Professor Houston has received 25 teaching awards and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and graduate education. In addition to co-authoring leading textbooks in financial management, Dr. Houston has participated in management education programs for the PURC/World Bank Program, Southern Company, Exelon Corporation and Volume Services America. He enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife (Sherry), son and daughter-in-law (Chris and Renae), and daughter (Meredith). An avid sports fan, he follows the Florida Gators as well as the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins.
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CONTENT –To be completed/reviewed by GPM
Aplia “Preparing For Finance” Tutorials:
HP 10BII Financial Calculator.
TI Financial Calculator.
Excel.
Accounting.
Economics.
Mathematics.
Statistics.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
1. An Overview of Financial Management.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; end-of-section Quizzes). Practice (Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
2. Financial Markets and Institutions.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; end-of-section Quizzes). Practice (Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Part II: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
3. Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
4. Analysis of Financial Statements.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 4A: Common Size and Percent Change Analyses.
5. Time Value of Money.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 5A: Continuous Compounding and Discounting.
Appendix 5B: Growing Annuities.
Part III: FINANCIAL ASSETS.
6. Interest Rates.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
7. Bonds and Their Valuation.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 7A: Zero Coupon Bonds.
Appendix 7B: Bond Risk and Duration.
Appendix 7C: Bankruptcy and Reorganization.
8. Risk and Rates of Return.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 8A: Calculating Beta Coefficients.
9. Stocks and Their Valuation.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 9A: Stock Market Equilibrium.
Part IV: INVESTING IN LONG-TERM ASSETS: CAPITAL BUDGETING.
10. The Cost of Capital.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 10A: The Cost of New Common Stock and WACC.
11. The Basics of Capital Budgeting.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
12. Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 12A: Tax Depreciation.
Appendix 12B: Refunding Operations.
Appendix 12C: Using the CAPM to Estimate the Risk-Adjusted Cost of Capital.
Appendix 12D: Techniques for Measuring Beta Risk.
Appendix 12E: Comparing Mutually Exclusive Projects with Unequal Lives.
Appendix 12F: Real Options: Investment Timing, Growth, and Flexibility.
13. Real Options and Other Topics in Capital Budgeting.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Part V: CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND DIVIDEND POLICY.
14. Capital Structure and Leverage.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 14A: Degree of Leverage.
15. Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Share Repurchases.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 15A: An Example: The Residual Dividend Model.
Part VI: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, FORECASTING, AND MULTINATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
16. Working Capital Management.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 16A: Inventory Management.
Appendix 16B: Short-Term Loans and Bank Financing.
17. Financial Planning and Forecasting.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 17A: Forecasting Financial Requirements When Financial Ratios Change.
Part VII: SPECIAL TOPICS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
18. Derivatives and Risk Management.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 18A: Valuation of Put Options
19. Multinational Financial Management.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
20. Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Leasing, Warrants, and Convertibles.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
21. Mergers and Acquisitions.
Why is this Important to Me? Chapter Reading (includes ConceptClips; ConceptClip quizzes; Problem Walk-Throughs; end-of-section Quizzes). Problem Walk-Throughs (also located in the Chapter Reading). Practice (Practice Problems; Blueprint Problems). Assignments (Aplia™ Problem Sets).
Appendix 21A: Merger Regulation.
Appendix 21B: Holding Companies.
APPENDIX C: Selected Equations and Tables.
Frequently-Used Symbols/Abbreviations.
Finance in Action.
Finance in Action – Taxes.
Finance in Action – Ratio Analysis.
Finance in Action – Time Value of Money.
Finance in Action – Bonds and Their Valuation.
Finance in Action – Stocks and Their Valuation.
Finance in Action – The Basics of Capital Budgeting.
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