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Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Available languages

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Subtitles: English
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.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Balance sheet and Income statement

We begin to learn startup finance by learning two fundamental financial statements, balance sheet and income statement....
Reading
8 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
CF1-2 Left Side of a Balance Sheet5m
CF1-3 Right Side of a Balance Sheet5m
CF1-4 Construction of a Balance Sheet8m
CF1-5 What is an Income Statement9m
CF1-6 Cost, Expenses & Inventories4m
CF1-7 Profits & Depreciation8m
CF1-8 Construction of an Income Statement4m
Reading1 reading
Week 1 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 120m
Week
2
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Cash flow statement and financial ratios

You will learn why cash is king! Let's practice financial ratios with real company data....
Reading
7 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
CF2-2 Cash Flow Statement Practice5m
CF2-3 Annual Report6m
CF2-4 Financial Ratios-Profitability6m
CF2-5 Financial Ratios-Efficiency8m
CF2-6 Financial Ratios-Liquidity & Leverage9m
CF2-7 Financial Ratios Practice4m
Reading1 reading
Week 2 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 220m
Week
3
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Financial planning and funding

Financial planning of a startup and seeking funding from outside investors....
Reading
8 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
CF3-2 Financial Planning-Balance Sheet6m
CF3-3 Financial Planning-Income Statement3m
CF3-4 Burn Rate6m
CF3-5 Seed Funding7m
CF3-6 Venture Capital Fund7m
CF3-7 Advice on VC Fundraising7m
CF3-8 Funding Practice3m
Reading1 reading
Week 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 320m
Week
4
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

VC term sheet and valuation

To understand the contents of a term sheet and the company valuation methods....
Reading
8 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
CF4-2 Share Price6m
CF4-3 Liquidation Preference9m
CF4-4 Term Sheet-Control Terms3m
CF4-5 Term Sheet Practice6m
CF4-6 Three Core Things in Valuation8m
CF4-7 Valuation Methods10m
CF4-8 Valuation Practice5m
Reading1 reading
Week 4 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Week 420m

Instructor

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Steve Ahn

Professor
K-School

About Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was established in 1971 by the Korean government as the nation’s first research-intensive graduate school for science, engineering and technology. It has now grown into one of the world’s best universities, delivering top notch education and research programs for undergraduate and graduate students. KAIST encourages interdisciplinary and convergent research across a wide spectrum of disciplines, as well as strong collaborations with industry and global institutions....

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