About the course
The course takes place over 16 weeks and comprises eight units. The units will be released every two weeks from the start of the course. Download the units or study completely online.
With the flexibility of learning in your own time and environment, you can be part of a broad range of people who will benefit from studying this course. Whether you are new to the world of corporate finance or perhaps you already have experience in some aspects of the sector, but want to expand your knowledge to give you a much more detailed and holistic understanding of the wider playing field, this course has a lot to offer.
Unit 1 - The foundations of corporate finance
The participant will gain a solid and practical understanding of the difference between price and value; the crucial importance of cashflow volatility; the central role of Free Cash Flow; and the limitations of accounting in value metrics
Unit 2 - Valuation issues
The participant will gain a solid and practical understanding of the pricing of Risk, deriving a discount rate, DCF valuation and discounting methodology
Unit 3 - Valuation and pricing
The participant will gain a solid and practical understanding of the correct calculation of IRRs, the errors that are frequently encountered in valuation analyses, the steps involved in setting up a pricing model and the instructions for using the pricing model supplied
Unit 4 - Capital structuring
The participant will understand the impact of capital structure on the value of the business enterprise; the role of liquidity in formulating a capital structuring strategy; debt capacity calculations; and the dangers of optimal capital structure theory
Unit 5 - Adaptations to
Unit 5 covers valuation approaches to different practical circumstances; evaluating management performance with the EVA analytical approach; formulating corporate strategy
Unit 6 - Corporate finance modelling
Unit 6 shows the importance of planning a model based on its objective and how to ensure the model facilitates the analysis. Excel files are supplied as part of this distance learning programme
Unit 7 - Mergers & acquisitions part 1
Unit 7 focuses on the regulatory issues pertaining to the acquisition of companies. It covers financing options for the transaction, synergies and the extraction of benefits, due diligence and negotiating the Sales & Purchase Agreement
Unit 8 - Mergers & acquisitions part 2
The participant will cover the implications of a contested acquisition, the timetable, the prohibitions, and the mandatory steps. It shows strategies for both Offeror and for Offeree
Richard obtained a law degree from Cambridge University and was called to the English Bar in 1976. Shortly thereafter he entered banking joining Chase Manhattan Bank where, for most of the 5 years service, he was a corporate relationship manager in London and New York. For the following 6 years ...
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