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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Module 1 - Introduction and Net Present Value (NPV)

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 64 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Present Value Concepts (7:39)7m
NPV Rule (10:39)10m
Separation Theorem (2:06)2m
Simple vs. Compound Interest (7:56)7m
Annuities and Perpetuities (12:40)12m
Growing Delayed Annuities and Perpetuities (7:45)7m
Compounding Within the Year and the Effective Annual Interest Rate (13:59)13m
6 readings
Summary of NPV Rule10m
Topic 1 Lecture Slides10m
Topic 1 Lecture Notes10m
Summary of Computing Effective Annual Rates10m
Topic 2 Lecture Slides10m
Topic 2 Lecture Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2 - Fixed Income Valuation

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 65 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Valuation of Pure Discount Bonds (6:06)6m
Yield to Maturity vs. Holding Period Return (13:11)13m
Prices and Returns on Coupon Bonds (17:17)17m
Semi-Annual Bonds (6:27)6m
The Yield Curve (16:50)16m
4 readings
Holding Period Return and Yield to Maturity for Zero-Coupon Bonds10m
Calculating the Holding Period Return on a Coupon Bond10m
Topic 3 Lecture Slides10m
Topic 3 Lecture Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Module 3 - Equity Valuation

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 31 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Applying Infinite Horizon Formulas (4:06)4m
Determining Dividend Growth (17:32)17m
4 readings
Summary of Equity Valuation Formulas10m
Summary of NPVGO and the Constant Growth Model10m
Topic 4 Lecture Slides10m
Topic 4 Lecture Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Module 4 - NPV vs. Internal Rate of Return

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Comparing NPV and IRR: Accept or Reject Decision (9:34)9m
Comparing NPV and IRR: Exclusive Projects (13:15)13m
Course Conclusion (0:36)36s
2 readings
Topic 5 Lecture Slides10m
Topic 5 Lecture Notes10m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz30m

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