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Identify a capital project for IBM

Every company has capital projects. IBM must need something! Be it a new wing to the building, a new product line to be funded, a new piece of equipment, find one new acquisition your company needs.
Identify a capital project for IBM and Once you have identified the new budgeted item, what problems are you going to have getting it funded? Issues might be:
? Risk
? Cost
? Politics (getting it through committees)
? Public Relations
? etc.,
write a short summary 2 pages of the problems you see in getting the funding to see it through

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For this assignment, we will chose a scenario of a new acquisition to be made by IBM. In order to complete this acquisition, IBM needs to get funds. Some of the problems or issues in raising funds for this acquisition will be:

1) The proposed acquisition might not be a good strategic fit for IBM.

IBM might face difficulties in securing for the this capital project or acquisition as the management or committee which will take the decision does not agree to the fact that the acquisition is a good strategic fit and will provide strategic or competitive advantage to IBM. In other words, it disagrees to the fact that the acquisition will prove to be beneficial for the company. Thus, the team proposing the acquisition will need to justify that how they will leverage this ...

Solution Summary

Every company has capital projects. IBM must need something! Be it a new wing to the building, a new product line to be funded, a new piece of equipment, find one new acquisition your company needs.

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