This course introduces concepts of corporate financial management for optimizing economic and social value, including asset management, liquidity, revenue models, measures of productivity, rates of return, net present value, and management of financial risks. The course also explores the role of design in organizational management and system design. Traditional financial strategies are compared to newer models to assess project feasibility as well as the impact of design, development, and manufacturing decisions on budgets and returns. Through assignments and presentations, students practice devising and communicating their own financial strategies. They also discuss models for measuring and reporting corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.