Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read Chapters 12 and 13 in the Foundations of Financial Management textbook.

For this discussion forum,

  • Discuss the different capital budgeting techniques covered in Chapter 12, incorporating how risk plays into the decision-making process from Chapter 13.
  • Explain the pros and cons of each method and what type of company uses each method.
  • Finally, find a real-life company that has made a capital budgeting decision and discuss the method used. If possible, try to select a company that a fellow student has not already selected.

Your initial response should be a minimum of 200 words. Graduate school students learn to assess the perspectives of several scholars. Support your response with at least one scholarly and/or credible resource in addition to the text.