Our partial inventory of case studies is currently a work-in-progress. Each of these cases have been designed by Joseph Prakash & Professor Herb Jacobs, with a specific learning outcome in mind. Work on new and additional case studies is currently in process.
a) WorldCom - understanding the kind of environment that fosters fraud in a large organization.
b) AMBAC - understanding how changes in business mix affect the overall risk profile of a financial guarantor.
c) Feldheim Lumber - risks in lending to a company where the entire operation revolves around one individual
d) Cougar Clothing - risk from off-balance sheet leverage from operating leases
e) Glazed Donuts - Pros & Cons of lending to a Franchise
f) Home Things - Typical risks in a leveraged buyout
g) Trading Brothers - Risks of lending to an investment bank
h) Instant Ice - Understanding the timing of free cash flow