Assume that this is for career development, personal goal, and a future position in the academe upon retirement from the corporate world. I was thinking my field of research would focus on the impact on shareholder value of portfolio management of conglomerates. What do you think about the dissertation topic?2 AnswersCareers & Employment1 decade ago
Is it worth taking an Investment Banking job with lower pay vs. a high-paying finance job in a conglomerate?
The investment bank is the best bank in the country, but is smaller than the conglomerate. I am very passionate about my finance and capital market skills, which I use in my current corporate finance job. Investment Banking may open up more opportunities for me in the future, while working in the conglomerate is a steady less-dynamic job. I want more excitement, but do I have to sacrific my currrent pay by 50%?2 AnswersCareers & Employment1 decade ago
In a regulated environment, the demand and cost of generating electricity can be accurately forecasted since these are elements of a take-or-pay contract with the off-taker. However, forecasting the sale of electricity is much more volatile if you will offer electricity over a wholesale energy spot market.
How is a merchant plant (deregulated environment) valued if one were to do a feasibility analysis? How do I incorporate the Real Options Valuation (ROV) approach in the financial model?4 AnswersInvesting1 decade ago
Which career is better to pursue? Investment Bank researcher or Strategic Planning in a Conglomerate?
Other relevant details: 30 years old, a good 30 years more to work, which means career growth is essential.
Assume salaries and benefits, location, and skills required are the same.
In a conglomerate, the chances of being pirated is less than if one would work in an Investment Bank.3 AnswersCareers & Employment1 decade ago