The Gap Between Finance and Strategy
2-1 Discussion: The Gap Between Finance and Strategy
Identify and describe a long-term investment project (either real or fictional) that would likely require significant capital commitment. If you were acting as a financial analyst, what factors would you consider in the decision to move forward or abandon the project? In your initial response, you may discuss such factors as:
- Corporate structure
- Market structure
- Corporate goals and mission
Regardless of these factors, why might this project still be a worthy investment?
Are there certain industries that might demand a more long-term strategy? Which ones?