This is an introductory finance course. The course could be called introduction to corporate finance, corporate finance, business finance.
This course covers 25 to 30% of the material covered on Business and Environments and Concept section of the CPA exam and 20 % of CFA level 1.
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Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flow (4 lessons).
Balance Sheet, Income statements, Corporate Tax, cash Flows for Corporation
Working with Financial Statements (4 lessons).
Cash Flow and Financial Statement Analysis, Common Size Financial Statements, Standardized Financial Statements, Financial Ratio Analysis, Dupont Ratio Analysis.
Long-Term Financial Planning and Growth (3 lessons).
Financial Planning Models, Financial Modeling Planning the Percentage of sale approach, Internal Growth Rate, Sustainable Growth Rate.
Future Value if Money and Compounding Interest, present Value, discounting.
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation (6 lessons).
Future value of Multiple Cash Flow, Present Value of Multiple Cash Flows, Present Value of Annuities, Perpetuities, Growing Perpetuity, Effective Annual Rate, EAR, Annual Percentage Rate, APR.
Interest Rates and Bond Valuation (7 lessons).
Bonds, Bonds Valuation, Bond Features, Bond ratings, Different Types of Bonds, Bonds Market, Bonds Market, Real Interest Rate, Nominal Interest Rate, Fisher Effect.
Stock Valuation (5 lessons).
Common Stock Valuation, Common Stock Valuation Zero Growth, Constant Growth model, NonConstanty Growth Model for Stocks, Components of required rate of return, Stock Valuation using Price to earnings ratio Multiples.
Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria (6 lessons).
Net Present Value, NPV, Payback Rule, Discounted payback Rule, Average Accounting Rate of Return, Internal rate of Return, IRR, Profitability Index.
Making Capital Investment Decisions (7 lessons).
Project cash Flows, Pro Forma Financial Statements, Projects Cash Flows, Net Working Capital, Depreciation Effect on cash Flow Analysis, Alternative Definition of Operating cash Flow, Cost Cutting Proposal using Discounted Cash flow.
Project Analysis and Evaluation (3 lessons).
NPV, Net Present Value, What if Analysis, Break-Even Analysis, Operating Cash Flow using sales Volume and Break-Even.
Some Lessons from Capital Market History (3 lessons)
How to calculate Percentage return, Dollar Return, Risk Premium of Stocks, Variability.
Return, Risk, and the Security Market Line (3 lessons).
Expected Return and Variances, Expected Return of Portfolio, Portfolio Variance.
Cost of Capital (4 lessons).
Cost of Equity using Dividend Growth Model, Cost of Equity using the Security Market line, Cost of Debt, Cost of Preferred Stock, Weighted Average Cost of Capital, WACC.