Introduction to Finance: Valuation and Investing Specialization

Price: Free

Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: Finance Management

Language: English

Location: Online

Training Description:

This Specialization provides a rigorous introduction to core topics in financial valuation, including time value of money, cash flow analysis, asset pricing, risk and return and alternative valuation methods. In the Capstone Project contained in the final course, you’ll apply your skills to research, analyze, and value a real-world enterprise.

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University of Michigan

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Projects Overview

The last course of the specialization is designed to be a capstone experience with many mini-cases. Importantly, it will end with a project that requires you to conduct an in-depth valuation of one of the most well-known companies of our times. This project will also demonstrate how finance is a complex combination of both science and art.

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COURSE 1

Principles of Valuation: Time Value of Money

Upcoming session: Nov 5

Commitment: It will take between 5-10 hours a week for about six weeks to master the content.

Subtitles: English, Korean

About the Course

We will introduce the time value of money (TVM) framework in a carefully structured way, using relatively simple applications at first and quickly moving to more advance ones. We will then spend some time on developing an understanding of alternative

 

COURSE 2

Principles of Valuation: Risk and Return

Upcoming session: Nov 5

Commitment: It will take between 5-10 hours a week for about six weeks to master the content.

Subtitles: English

About the Course

This second course in the specialization will last six weeks and will focus on the second main building block of financial analysis and valuation: risk. The notion of risk and statistics are intimately related and we will spend a fair amount of

 

COURSE 3

Valuation: Alternative Methods

Upcoming session: Nov 12

Commitment: It will take between 5-10 hours a week for about six weeks to master the content.

Subtitles: English

About the Course

This course is a rigorous introduction to alternative methods of valuation and will enable the learner to conduct analysis of most projects and companies. This course will also serve useful to anyone interested in, or required to, critically evaluating

 

COURSE 4

Valuing Companies

Upcoming session: Oct 29

Commitment: It will take between 5-10 hours a week for about six weeks to master the content.

Subtitles: English

About the Course

This course is a theoretically sound and practical exposure to valuation. As the final course of the Specialization, it will be useful to anyone in executing or critically evaluating company analyses conducted by experts. We have put together everyt

 

Speakers:

Gautam Kaul

Gautam Kaul

Professor of Finance & Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration

Participation

Registration deadline: 18 November 2019

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