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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Corporate Finance I: Measuring and Promoting Value Creation by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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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 onlinemba.illinois.edu....

Top reviews

SS

Feb 09, 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.

AS

Jun 12, 2019

An excellent course and probably one of the finest on offer. Valuable learnings even for finance professionals like me. Highly recommended for all management students and managers.

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By Hercules C

Oct 17, 2019

Exceptional and already applying to real use cases at work! Thanks again!

By 欧明兰

May 12, 2019

I think this course is very useful and the professor is pretty good

By Hussein A S

Mar 12, 2017

Great professor and great material; applied for everyday use at work.

By Pierre L

Sep 09, 2017

Excellent course. Very challenging and intense but rewarding.

By Jacques P P

Dec 14, 2017

Interesting material and covered well for the most part.

By Artem A

Feb 07, 2020

Thanks for the awesome course on Corporate Finance!

By Luikaren M R C

Apr 07, 2019

Excellent professor, great examples and materials.

By Jorge A G O

Oct 29, 2017

Really like itr, nice examples, advance finance.

By Frank A

Feb 16, 2019

Excellent course taught by a stellar Professor.

By Stella A

Jan 27, 2019

Thank you, Heitor Almeida. It was very useful.

By Jay K

Feb 03, 2019

somewhat challenging but a lot to learn

By Remco B

Feb 12, 2018

Great content, great instructor.

By Joseph A

Feb 13, 2017

Great class, highly recommend it

By Faisal

Nov 06, 2018

It is very intrasting course

By Muhammad A A

Nov 14, 2017

Excellent course

Thank you

By Rashid P

Oct 20, 2018

Fantastic course !!!!!!!

By Carlos C

Oct 06, 2019

Very good, i enjoyed it

By Volodymyr M

Jan 19, 2019

Interesting course

By Rahul K

Nov 28, 2018

Excellent course!

By Zhu L

May 20, 2018

Excellent course.

By Chris B

Jun 07, 2017

Very Informative

By AISSEGBE C J

Jan 09, 2017

TRES INTERESSANT

By Romain P N

Jun 30, 2019

Nice guitar man

By Sirsendu S

Jul 08, 2017

learnt a lot :)

By Nicolas A D

Jun 09, 2019

Great course!