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What you will learn

  • Understand and apply the time value of money in order to value financial and real asset investments, and to make investment decisions.

  • Master capital allocation across time, with an ability to analyze capital budgeting problems in a firm.

  • Understand the basics of measuring risk and return and the trade-offs.

Skills you will gain

Capital BudgetingAccelerated DepreciationCommon StockFinance
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Management from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

2 hours to complete
6 readings
6 readings
Syllabus10m
ePub10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Brand Description10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
5 hours to complete

Module 1: Bond Valuation

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 58 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
1-2.1. Bond: Basic Concepts4m
1-3.1. Bond Valuation: Introduction11m
1-3.2. Bond Valuation: Interest Rate9m
1-3.3. Bond Valuation: Zero-coupon Bonds8m
1-4.1. Types of Bonds8m
1-4.2. Bond Ratings8m
1-5.1. Module 1 Wrap Up3m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2: Stock Valuation

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 71 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
8 videos
2-2.1. Stock: Basic Concepts13m
2-3.1. Stock Valuation: Introduction10m
2-3.2. Stock Valuation: Parameter Estimation8m
2-3.3. Stock Valuation: Growth Opportunities8m
2-3.4. Stock Valuation: P/E ratio5m
2-4.1. Stock Markets15m
2-5.1. Module 2 Wrap Up4m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Capital Budgeting

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 40 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
7 videos
3-2.1. Incremental Cash Flows5m
3-3.1. Opportunity Costs2m
3-3.2. Sunk Costs3m
3-3.3. Side Effects3m
3-4.1. Capital Budgeting: An Example18m
3-5.1. Module 3 Wrap Up2m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Quiz1h
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Module 4: Risk and Return

6 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 81 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
10 videos
4-2.1. Returns (Part 1)12m
4-2.2. Returns (Part 2)5m
4-3.1. Risks11m
4-3.2. Systematic risk and unsystematic risk11m
4-3.3. Beta Coefficient (Part 1)6m
4-3.4. Beta Coefficient (Part 2)10m
4-4.1. The Capital Asset Pricing Model11m
4-5.1. Module 4 Wrap Up4m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Quiz1h

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