Module 11: Discussion Forum
Module 11: Discussion ForumWorking Capital Management (10 points)
An important element of healthcare finance involves the management of short-term (current) assets and liabilities, which is commonly called, “working capital management. A hospital is likely to have a significant proportion of its balance sheet assets in a range of short-term assets.
Address the following requirements:
Explain some of the aspects of working capital management that a financial manager needs to consider when determining a suitable level of working capital for that organization.
Explain why you consider these elements to be important and the potential impact they could have on the organization if they are not managed appropriately.
Be sure to support your statements with logic and argument, citing all sources used. Post your initial response early and check back often to continue the discussion.
You are required to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this weekly discussion question and/or your instructor’s response to your posting. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these peer replies but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required.