Working Capital Management at Steel Authority of India Limited

Code : FCF0023

Year :
2014 - 2015

Industry : Manufacturing

Region : India

Teaching Note: Available

Structured Assignment :Not Available

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Abstract: Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), one of the world’s largest government-owned steel making companies and India’s largest, was incorporated on January 24, 1973. The Government of India held 75% of the stake in SAIL. The working capital management at SAIL was vital to ensure the firm’s liquidity and profitability as a large part of the assets was attached to its current assets. This case is designed to analyze the working capital management at SAIL in order to understand the current assets and current liabilities of a manufacturing firm vis-a-vis a non-manufacturing firm. The computation of the operating cycle and analysis of liquidity ratios provide an important basis for decision making.


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Pedagogical Objectives:

  • Understand the working capital situation in a steel manufacturing company.
  • Analyze how the global market situation may impact a firm’s working capital.
  • Identify the areas where business can take strategic decisions for optimizing the operating cycle.
  • Understand the concept of Working Capital, Working Capital Gap, Gross Operating Cycle, Net Operating Cycle or Cash Cycle.


    Keywords : Working Capital Management,Operating Cycle,Net Operating Cycle,Gross Operating Cycle,Cash Cycle,Working Capital Gap,SAIL,Steel Authority of India Limited,Steel Manufacturing Industry,Manufacturing Industry,India,Steel Industry,Corporate Finance,Current Assets,Current Liabilities

    Contents :
    » INTRODUCTION
    » SAILING IN ROUGH WINDS
    » HISTORY OF SAIL
    » THE EMERGENCE OF SAIL
    » THE STEEL MANUFACTURING PROCESS
    » INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
    » EXHIBITS


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