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An exposure to algebra and statistics and an introductory understanding of time value of money (TVM)

Approx. 22 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • To enable you to understand and calculate the risk and return of a project

  • Valuing projects and companies

Skills you will gain

Calculating the return of a projectCalculating the risk of a projectValuing ProjectsValuing Companies
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Beginner Level

An exposure to algebra and statistics and an introductory understanding of time value of money (TVM)

Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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University of Michigan

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

week 1: What is Risk?

9 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 85 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
1.1 Why Risk & Return?12m
1.2 Valuation & Risk Estimation11m
1.3 What is Risk?13m
1.4 Statistics: Mean & Variance18m
1.5 Statistics: Covariance & Correlation13m
1.6 Statistics: Regression13m
4 readings
Specialization Syllabus45m
Course 4-Syllabus30m
Note-Review of Statistics2h
Pre-Course Survey 10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Assignment 12h
Assignment 12h
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Week 2: Diversification, Risk & Return

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 134 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
7 videos
2.2 Diversification: 2 Assets24m
2.3 Diversification: Two Assets Intuition10m
2.4 Diversification: Bottom Line20m
2.5 Measure of Risk: Beta17m
2.6 Risk & Return: CAPM18m
2.7 Risk & Return: Market Analysis16m
1 reading
Note-Review of Statistics1h
2 practice exercises
Practice Assignment 21h
Assignment 21h
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

week 3: Leverage, WACC & Valuation

2 hours to complete
16 videos (Total 99 min)
16 videos
3.2 Leverage & Risk14m
3.3 Leverage & WACC9m
3.4 Valuation : Mega Example Set Up15m
3.5 Mega Example: Question 12m
3.6 Mega Example: Question 1 Analysis5m
3.7 Mega Example: Question 254s
3.8 Mega Example: Question 2 Analysis5m
3.9 Mega Example: Question 31m
3.10 Mega Example: Question 3 Analysis4m
3.11 Mega Example: Question 41m
3.12 Mega Example: Question 4 Analysis7m
3.13 Mega Example: Question 5 & Analysis3m
3.14 Mega Example: Question 61m
3.15 Mega Example: Question 6 Analysis4m
3.16 Mega Example: Question 7 & Analysis6m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Week 4: Putting it All Together!

6 hours to complete
1 video (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Post-Course Survey10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Final Assignment3h
Final Assignment3h

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