This discussion helps you develop the skills to master the following course competencies:

  • Apply the theories, models, and practices of finance to the financial management of the firm.

To review how all your activities help you achieve the competencies in the course, and ultimately, your overall program outcomes, revisit the MBA6016 Course Alignment Map.

Activity Instruction

Describe or define and discuss a type of bond that interests you and how it is differentiated from other bonds. Then explain how valuing bonds is done and how interest rates affect their value. Consider the importance of the yield-to-maturity (YTM) in your post.

Post a substantive initial post by Thursday. Support your post as appropriate with the theories presented in this week’s required reading.