Working Capital Management
Wednesday, 7/17/2019 & Friday, 7/19/2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Cash flow resulting from changes in working capital is the life blood of the company. Efficient working capital management allows the company to meet obligations, grow, and weather macroeconomic volatility. In this forward looking session, attendees learn how to become a strategic business partner through implementing best practices in the management of working capital.
- Differentiate between operating working capital and financial working capital
- Examine the impact of working capital on earnings, cash flow and firm value
- Identify and quantify the cash conversion cycle
- Provide a methodology for benchmarking the cash conversion cycle against industry peers
- Estimate the positive financial effects attributable to reducing the cash conversion cycle
- Examine the marginal costs and benefits of each working capital component
- Discuss and evaluate short-term financing strategies
- Examine short-term investing alternatives
- Identify and quantify accounting and statistical techniques used to forecast cash flow
SpeakerMatthew Hill, PhD, CTP, FP&A
Assistant Professor of Finance, Arkansas State University
Dr. Matthew Hill is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Arkansas State University. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Southern Mississippi and the J. Ed Turner Chair of Real Estate at the University of Mississippi. His research focuses on real estate investment trusts (REITs), corporate liquidity strategies, and political connections. Journals publishing his research include Financial Management, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Real Estate Economics, and The Financial Review.
Matt teaches courses on commercial real estate investment, real estate finance, and short-term financial management. He completed his Ph.D. in Finance at Mississippi State University in 2006.