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Operations Management Calculations


Calculations and Ratios presents the essential mathematical tools the finance professional needs for finding solutions to daily numerical problems. This section includes how to calculate return on investment, return on shareholders' equity, working capital productivity, EVA, risk-adjusted rate of return, CAPM, and many more.

  • Stress Testing
    Stress testing is a risk management tool that helps to identify how vulnerable a business, portfolio, or venture might be to unusual, negative circumstances. It may involve scenario analysis or simulation, based on hypothetical or historical data.
  • Z-Score
    The z-score is a measure of the financial health of a company. Devised in the 1960s by Edward Altman, the score uses statistical techniques to predict the likelihood that a company will fail because of bankruptcy within two years.The z-score was originally created based on Altman’s analysis of 33 bankrupt manufacturing companies with assets averaging $6.4 million and a further 33 nonbankrupt companies with assets between $1 million and $25...

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