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About the Course

In this course you will learn how to use key finance principles to understand and measure business success and to identify and promote true value creation. You will learn how to use accounting information to form key financial ratios to measure a company’s financial health and to manage a company's short-term and long-term liquidity needs. You will also learn how to use valuation techniques to make sound business investment and acquisition decisions. Finally, you will learn how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and how to evaluate the performance of existing investments. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: • Understand how companies make investment decisions that create value for shareholders • Use accounting statements to measure the financial health of a company • Forecast and manage a company’s short- and long-term liquidity needs • Measure the contribution of a new project or acquisition to shareholder value • Incorporate risk into investment decisions using the appropriate discount rates • Evaluate the performance of a company or divisions of a company This course was previously entitled Financial Evaluation and Strategy: Corporate Finance. The course received an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 based on 177 reviews over the period of September 2015 through August 2016. A detailed breakdown of ratings and reviews received for the prior version of the course, which is identical in content to the current course, is provided in the course orientation page. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and

Top reviews

Feb 8, 2020

I found this course to be engaging and interesting. The content was explained well. I greatly appreciate what I have learned from this course, and feel it will be helpful in my future endeavors.

Nov 17, 2020

This course helped me to learn a lot about Corporate Finance, especially about mergers & acquisitions, LBO and IRR and many more. Mainly it was thanks to the approachable method of the teacher.

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Apr 21, 2021

good for learners

By Diego A

Apr 13, 2021

Excellent course.

By Rahul K

Nov 28, 2018

Excellent course!

By Zhu L

May 20, 2018

Excellent course.

By Chris B

Jun 7, 2017

Very Informative


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By Romain P N

Jun 30, 2019

Nice guitar man

By sirsendu s

Jul 8, 2017

learnt a lot :)

By Rajeev S

Aug 8, 2020

Good knowledge

By Kashish n

Jun 20, 2020

well explained

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Sep 18, 2020


By Cristiano T P J

Jul 30, 2020

Great course!

By Venka P C

Mar 10, 2020

Great course.

By Nicolas A D

Jun 8, 2019

Great course!

By Ricardo A G O

Apr 12, 2021

Great course

By Vigneshwaran M

Dec 28, 2020

Thanking you

By Mannit T

Sep 14, 2018

Great Course

By Aadhish K ( I 2

Jul 6, 2021

great value

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Jun 6, 2020


By Vivek B

Feb 3, 2020

Great class

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