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Subtitles: English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)

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Corporate FinanceFinancial RiskEvaluationInvestment

Learner Career Outcomes

39%

started a new career after completing these courses

37%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
10 minutes to complete

Course Overview

1 reading
1 reading
Syllabus10m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Risk and Return

7 videos (Total 66 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2. Periodic Returns9m
3. Arithmetic and Geometric Mean Returns10m
4. Evidence9m
5. Volatility11m
6. Beta10m
7. A brief recap8m
3 readings
About this session10m
Readings10m
Intro to Quiz 110m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 116m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Correlation and Diversification

7 videos (Total 63 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2. Portfolio Risk10m
3. The Correlation Coefficient13m
4. The Importance of Correlation3m
5. Diversification and Correlation Part 17m
6. Diversification and Correlation Part 213m
7. Diversification, Correlation and Portfolios8m
3 readings
About this session10m
Readings10m
Intro to Quiz 210m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 216m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

The CAPM and the Cost of Capital

7 videos (Total 78 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2. Three ways to think about the cost of capital8m
3. Components and notation7m
4. The debt tax shield7m
5. The cost of debt16m
6. The cost of equity10m
7. The CAPM17m
3 readings
About this session10m
Readings10m
Intro to Quiz 310m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 316m
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Top reviews from Corporate Finance Essentials

By VMJul 13th 2019

Being a non-finance background, this course has cleared so many basics and fundamental. Videos are very useful, instructor has tried to make all the concept very simple and easy to understood. Thanks.

By ROMar 16th 2019

Professor Estrada has a great ability to break down corporate finance theory in plain language and give practical examples to grasp the essential knowledge that required by a general manager.

Instructor

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Javier Estrada

Professor of Financial Management
Department of Financial Management

About IESE Business School

For over fifty years, IESE, the graduate business school of the University of Navarra, has been at the forefront of management education, developing and inspiring business leaders who strive to make a deep, positive and lasting impact on the people, companies and society they serve....

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