Briefly describe the strategic reform that Martina Hund-Mejean initiated to manage the Tyco Incorporation’s liquidity position.

Questions

Question 1: Briefly describe the challenge that Martina Hund-Mejean faced after joining Tyco Incorporation as a treasurer. Marks: 1.5 Instructions: Read the Tyco case (page 1-3) and Lecture note of week one posted in the Moodle carefully and prepare your answers. Identify one challenge that Martina faced and briefly describe why that was challenging for Martina. This assessment task will allow you to achieve the learning outcomes: 1 and 4.

Question 2: Briefly describe the strategic reform that Martina Hund-Mejean initiated to manage the Tyco Incorporation’s liquidity position. Marks: 1.5 Instructions: Read the Tyco case (page 7-8) and Lecture note of week one posted in the Moodle carefully and prepare your answers. This assessment task will allow you to achieve the learning outcomes: 1, 2, and 4.

Question 3: Before Martina Hund-Mejean joined Tyco international, its treasury management system (TMS) was decentralized. After joining Tyco, Martina took the initiative to make the TMS of Tyco centralized. Briefly discuss the difference between centralized and decentralized treasury management to explain why Martina preferred centralized TMS? Marks: 3 Instructions: Read the Tyco case (page 7-8) and Lecture note of week one posted in the Moodle carefully and prepare your answers. This assessment task will allow achieving the learning outcomes: 1, 2, and 4.

Question 4: Let assume, you are a treasurer of an international organization. One of your primary responsibilities is to manage the liquidity risk of the firm. How will you manage the potential short-term liquidity requirements of your firm?

Marks: 4 Instructions: Read the Lecture note of week two posted in the Moodle carefully and prepare your answers.

Describe some short-term financing sources you may consider to manage the potential short-term liquidity requirements of your firm.

Suggest one or two particular sources and provide a rationale for your selection. You do not need to be perfect while selecting some particular sources.

We want to evaluate your critical thinking and understanding of core knowledge. This assessment task will allow achieving the learning outcomes: 1, 2, and 4.