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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Korean
100% online

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 12 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Korean

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Capital Budgeting techniques

Capital budgeting is the process of deciding whether to undertake an investment project. In this module, you will study the three most popular capital budgeting techniques in practice: Net present value (NPV), Payback period, and Internal rate of return (IRR)....
Reading
5 videos (Total 29 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
1.1 Introduction to Capital Budgeting4m
1.2 Net Present Value (NPV)6m
1.3 Payback Period9m
1.4 Internal Rate of Return7m
Reading4 readings
1.1 Slide10m
1.2 Slide10m
1.3 Slide10m
1.4 Slide10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz (1.1~1.4)30m
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Project Analysis

In this module, you will learn how to estimate project cash flows using Excel. Overall, project cash flow analysis is similar to firm-level cash flow analysis. However, there also exist some unique features of a project cash flow analysis, which requires us to study the project cash flow principles....
Reading
4 videos (Total 33 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
2.2 Pro Forma Income Statement9m
2.3 Free Cash Flow8m
2.4 Sensitivity Analysis9m
Reading4 readings
2.1 Slide10m
2.2 Slide10m
2.3 Slide10m
2.4 Slide10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz (2.1~2.4)30m
Week 2 Quiz30m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Issues in Capital Budgeting

Sometimes you have to evaluate multiple projects at a time. In this module, you will learn how to choose the best project among multiple projects. We will also discuss various important issues in NPV and IRR techniques. Finally, we discuss the fundamental principle in choosing the discount rate....
Reading
4 videos (Total 30 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video4 videos
3.2 Comparing NPV and IRR techniques I6m
3.3 Comparing NPV and IRR techniques II10m
3.4 Choosing the Discount Rate6m
Reading4 readings
3.1 Slide10m
3.2 Slide10m
3.3 Slide10m
3.4 Slide10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz (3.1~3.4)30m
Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Real Options in Business Projects

We continue to study analyzing business projects, but the difference in this module is that now we consider the value of "real options" embedded in the project. You will learn how to estimate the project's value by using the decision tree approach or the Black-Scholes option pricing model....
Reading
4 videos (Total 32 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
Video4 videos
4.2 Decision Tree Approach7m
4.3 Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model10m
4.4 Evaluating Projects Using B-S Model7m
Reading4 readings
4.1 Slide10m
4.2 Slide10m
4.3 Slide10m
4.4 Slide10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Practice Quiz (4.1~4.4)30m
Week 4 Quiz40m
Final Quiz20m

Instructor

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Saeyeul Park

Assistant Professor
School of Business

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

About the Valuation and Financial Analysis For Startups Specialization

The Startup Valuation and Financial Analysis Specialization teaches two of the most often used methods to find the value of a startup. You’ll learn how to find the value of founder’s ownership before and after additional funding, how to read financial statements and make pro-forma statements, and how to determine the financial health and status of a startup and estimate future earnings and value. You’ll then use various investment criteria, such as Net Present Value (NPV) and Individual Rate of Return (IRR), to make a decision about whether and where to invest your money. Specific topics include: the time value of money, discounted cash flows method, multiple method, financial statements analysis, free cash flows, capital budgeting decision rules and current trends. The Capstone Project will find the value of startups using the methods taught in the course....
Valuation and Financial Analysis For Startups

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