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Ch 2: Stockholders & Stakeholders: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The Stockholders & Stakeholders: Help & Review chapter of this Corporate Finance Help & Review course is the simplest way to master the concepts of stockholders and stakeholders. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of stockholders and stakeholders.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering stockholders and stakeholders material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about stockholders and stakeholders. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the roles that stockholders and stakeholders play in corporations
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning finance (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about stockholders and stakeholders
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra finance learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the stockholders and stakeholders chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the stockholders and stakeholders chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any stockholders and stakeholders related question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a stockholders and stakeholders unit of a standard corporate finance course. Topics covered include:

  • Relationship between stockholders and corporations
  • Powers and rights of stockholders
  • Promotion of objectives by stockholders
  • Roles of shareholders and the board of directors
  • Connection between business decisions and stakeholders
  • Ethical balance of shareholders, stockholders and owners

14 Lessons in Chapter 2: Stockholders & Stakeholders: Help & Review
The Organization of Modern Corporations & Interaction with Stakeholders

1. The Organization of Modern Corporations & Interaction with Stakeholders

In this lesson, you will learn how modern corporations have to organize their departments in order to provide direct interaction with various stakeholders.

Stockholders: Definition, Powers, Rights & Activism

2. Stockholders: Definition, Powers, Rights & Activism

In this lesson, you will learn the definition, types and powers of stockholders. In addition, stockholder rights will be highlighted along with the introduction of the recent business influence of stockholder activism.

How Stockholders Can Promote Their Economic and Social Objectives

3. How Stockholders Can Promote Their Economic and Social Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how stockholders are tasked with balancing their investment choices with promoting their own economic and social objectives.

Shareholder, Board of Director & Officer Roles

4. Shareholder, Board of Director & Officer Roles

A corporation is a complex business structure made up of many different individuals. This lesson explains the corporate roles of shareholders, the board of directors and officers.

Stakeholders of a Corporation's Market and Non-Market Environments

5. Stakeholders of a Corporation's Market and Non-Market Environments

Corporations depend upon the support of their stakeholders for success in the marketplace. In this lesson, you will learn about both the market and non-market environment of stakeholder groups.

The Impact of Business Decisions on Stakeholders

6. The Impact of Business Decisions on Stakeholders

In this lesson, you will learn about the impact of business decisions on stakeholders and the various difficulties in making appropriate ethical decisions that result in fair outcomes for all constituents.

How Companies Ethically Balance Owner, Stockholder & Stakeholder Interests

7. How Companies Ethically Balance Owner, Stockholder & Stakeholder Interests

Companies can adopt the shareholder or stakeholder models to ethically balance owner, stockholder and stakeholder interests. The focus of a company can be on maximizing profits or long-term survival.

What is an Investment? - Definition & Overview

8. What is an Investment? - Definition & Overview

Investment is paramount to sustained economic growth and the creation of wealth. In this lesson, you'll learn what an investment is and find out about different types of investors.

What is Annuity? - Definition & Formula

9. What is Annuity? - Definition & Formula

In this lesson, you'll learn about payments that occur at regular time intervals, or in financial terms, annuities. Afterwards, test your understanding of the lesson with a quiz.

What Is Business Analysis? - Process, Methods & Example

10. What Is Business Analysis? - Process, Methods & Example

In this lesson, you will learn how companies use the concepts of business analysis to resolve problems and change business processes. We will also learn about specific methods and techniques that can be used when conducting a business analysis.

What is Discount Rate? - Definition, History & Formula

11. What is Discount Rate? - Definition, History & Formula

When people or businesses expect to receive money in the future, there is a way to figure out how much that money is worth today. The percentage rate used to compute the value of future income is called the discount rate.

What Is Dividend Yield? - Definition & Calculation

12. What Is Dividend Yield? - Definition & Calculation

In this lesson, you'll learn about dividend yield while performing calculations with a hypothetical stockholder's portfolio. When you've finished with the lesson, use our online quiz to see how well you understood the formulas for dividend and portfolio yields and how to use them.

Forward Rate: Definition & Formula

13. Forward Rate: Definition & Formula

Exchange rates keep fluctuating every day, and so do the financial market interest rates. These movements may seem small, but they make a big impact in high volume monetary transactions. Locking transactions in forward rates helps to control losses that may ensue from the volatility of the rates.

What is an Activist Investor? - Definition & Examples

14. What is an Activist Investor? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition and goals of activist investors and investment funds. We will also highlight some examples of well-known activist investors.

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