Island Ferry: A Capital Budgeting Case Study

Journal of Finance Case Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp.61-68, Spring 2003

Posted: 29 Aug 2009 Last revised: 3 Mar 2010

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Terrance Jalbert

University of Hawaii - Department of Business Administration

Steven P. Landry

Naval Postgraduate School

Mercedes Jalbert

The Institute for Business and Finance Research

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

This case analyzes the feasibility of starting a large-scale ferry boat system in Hawaii called Island Ferry. Students are provided detailed information regarding the proposal and are required to analyze this information to determine if the project should be undertaken. Students are offered the opportunity to discuss changes to the ferry system that might increase its chance of success. Spirited discussions among students frequently occur.

Keywords: capital budgeting, case study

JEL Classification: G30

Suggested Citation

Jalbert, Terrance and Landry, Steven P. and Jalbert, Mercedes, Island Ferry: A Capital Budgeting Case Study (2003). Journal of Finance Case Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp.61-68, Spring 2003, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1463928

Terrance Jalbert (Contact Author)

University of Hawaii - Department of Business Administration ( email )

808-974-7456 (Phone)

Steven P. Landry

Naval Postgraduate School ( email )

Graduate School of Business & Public Policy
555Dyer Road
Monterey, CA 93943
United States
831-656-7762 (Phone)

Mercedes Jalbert

The Institute for Business and Finance Research ( email )

P.O. Box 5569
Hilo, HI 96720
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.theIBFR.com

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