Tema Penelitian


Manajemen Keuangan

Pengertian manajemen keuangan(financial management) adalah suatu kegiatan perencanaan, penganggaran, pemeriksaan, pengelolaan, pengendalian, pencarian dan penyimpanan dana yang dimiliki oleh organisasi atau perusahaan.
Sedangkan tujuannnya secara umum adalah untuk memaksimalisasi nilai perusahaan. Dengan demikian apabila suatu saat perusahaan dijual maka harganya dapat ditetapkan setinggi mungkin. (sumber: http://organisasi.org)
Topik-Topik Penelitian Manajemen Keuangan:
Bagi rekan-rekan dosen dan mahasiswa (khususnya mahasiswa S2 dan S3 yang akan menyusun tesis/disertasi)  yang berminat melakukan penelitian bidang manajemen keuangan, topik-topik dibawah ini mungkin dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan pertimbangan melakukan penelitian.
Untuk memudahkan kita akan membaginya dalam lima scope, yaitu:
       1.  Corporate Finance
       2.  Credit Management
       3.  Investments and Securities
       4.  Personal Finance
       5.  Risk Management
Rincian:

1. Corporate Finance

    Topik-topik yang dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan penelitian:
    Corporate Capital
          Capital Management :
                – Capital assets
                – Capital formation
                – Capital requirements
                – Capital structure
                – Collateral
                – Corporate finance
                – Equity capital
                – Leverage
                – Liabilities
                – Operating budgets
                – Real options analysis
                – Recapitalization
                – Venture capital
          Capital Spending :
                – Buy or make decisions
                – Capital budgeting
                – Capital costs
                – Capital expenditures
                – Capital investments
                – Economic justification
                – Equity financing
                – Leveraged leases
                – Operating leases
                – Project finance
          Equipment Financing :
                – Buy or lease decisions
                – Equipment acquisition planning
                – Equipment financing
                – Equipment purchasing
          Financial Operations :
                – Accounts receivable
                – Business expenses
                – Cash management
                – Corporate treasurers
                – Operating costs
                – Overhead costs
                – Profit centers
                – Startup costs
                – Treasury operations
    Corporate Debt
                – Accounts payable
                – Bad debts
                – Corporate debt
                – Debt cancellation
                – Debt financing
                – Debt management
                – Debt restructuring
                – Debt service
                – Discharge of debt
                – Liquidation
                – Mezzanine financing
                – Nonrecourse debt
                – Receivership
    Financial Performance
          Financial Analysis :
                – Debt to equity ratio
                – Financial analysis
                – Price earnings ratio
                – Value analysis
          Profits and Losses :
                – Cash flow
                – Company reports
                – Corporate profits
                – Cost of goods sold
                – Earnings
                – Financial performance
                – Insolvency
                – Market value
                – Operating losses
                – Operating revenue
                – Profit centers
                – Profit margins
                – Profit maximization
                – Profitability
                – Return on assets
                – Return on equity
                – Return on investment
2. Credit Management
    Topik-topik yang dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan penelitian :
                – Accounts receivable
                – Bankruptcy claims
                – Bankruptcy laws
                – Bankruptcy reorganization
                – Billings
                – Credit collections
                – Credit management
                – Credit managers
                – Credit policy
                – Credit reports
                – Creditors
3. Investments and Securities
   Topik-topik yang dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan penelitian:
    Funds
                – Closed end funds
                – Exchange traded funds
                – Hedge funds
                – Index funds
                – Mutual funds
    Futures and Options
                – Commodity futures
                – Futures market
                – Futures trading
                – Options markets
                – Options trading
                – Put & call options
                – Stock options
    Markets and Trading
          International Finance :
                – Eurobonds
                – Euromarkets
                – Foreign exchange futures
                – Foreign exchange markets
                – Foreign exchange rates
                – Offshore investing
          Investment Industry :
                – Investment advisors
                – Investment banking
                – Investment companies
                – Mortgage brokers
                – Securities industry
                – Stock brokers
                – Trustees
                – Venture capital companies
          Investors :
                – Annual meetings
                – Annual reports
                – Investment education
                – Investors
                – Shareholder relations
                – Shareholder voting
                – Shareholders rights
                – Stockholders
          Markets :
                – Bear markets
                – Bond markets
                – Bond ratings
                – Bull markets
                – Capital markets
                – Commodity markets
                – Futures market
                – New stock market listings
                – Options markets
                – Secondary markets
                – Securities markets
                – Stock exchanges
          Trading
                – Abnormal returns
                – Arbitrage
                – Demutualization
                – Earnings announcements
                – Electronic trading systems
                – Equity stake
                – Going public
                – Hedging
                – Initial public offerings
                – NASDAQ trading
                – Online securities trading
                – Securities buybacks
                – Securities offerings
                – Securities trading
                – Securities trading volume
                – Securitization
                – Spread
                – Swap arrangements
                – Volatility
    Performance Measures
                – Earnings per share
                – Earnings trends
                – Portfolio performance
                – Rates of return
                – Shareholders equity
                – Shareholders wealth
                – Yield
    Portfolio Management
                – Asset allocation
                – Institutional investments
                – Investment policy
                – Pension funds
                – Portfolio diversification
                – Portfolio investments
                – Portfolio management
                – Short sales
                – Stock indexing
                – Stock redemptions
    Securities
          Bonds :
                – Bond issues
                – Bond markets
                – Bonds
                – Government bonds
                – High yield investments
                – Junk bonds
                – Municipal bonds
                – Treasury bonds
          Other securities :
                – Asset backed securities
                – Collateralized bond obligations
                – Collateralized debt obligations
                – Collateralized loan obligations
                – Commercial paper
                – Derivatives
                – Financial instruments
                – Mortgage backed securities
          Stocks :
                – Dividends
                – Large cap investments
                – Mid cap investments
                – Restricted stock
                – Small cap investments
                – Stock offerings
                – Stock prices
                – Value stocks
4. Personal Finance
   Topik-topik yang dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan penelitian:
                – Distribution of retirement plan assets
                – Financial counseling
                – Financial planning
                – Personal bankruptcy
                – Personal finance
                – Retirement plan loans
                – Retirement planning
                – Roth IRAs
5. Risk Management
   Topik-topik yang dapat dijadikan sebagai bahan penelitian:
    Business Risk
                – Credit risk
                – Foreign exchange rate risk
                – Loss control
                – Risk assessment
                – Risk aversion
                – Risk exposure
                – Risk management
                – Risk sharing
    Insurance
                – Business insurance
                – Credit insurance
                – Directors & officers insurance
                – Professional liability insurance
                – Reinsurance
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