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Approx. 11 hours to complete
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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Alternative Approaches to Making the Optimal Investment Decision

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 56 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
1.0 Welcome and Introduction4m
1.1 Discounted Cash Flow Analysis8m
1.2 Net Present Value Analysis9m
1.3 Internal Rate of Return Analysis11m
1.4 Alternatives to DCF Techniques8m
1.5 Sensitivity Analysis11m
7 readings
Course Syllabus10m
Your Teaching Team10m
Week 1 Outline10m
Start of Course Survey10m
Resources10m
Social Media10m
Study Tools and Tips10m
2 practice exercises
Week 1 practice quiz - This quiz does not contribute to your final grade30m
Week 1 graded quiz - This quiz contributes 10% towards your final grade30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Raising Capital and the Choices Firms Face

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
2.1 Raising Equity Capital 1: The IPO Process6m
2.2 Raising Equity Capital 2: IPO Underpricing7m
2.3 Raising Debt Capital 1: Introducing Financial Risk5m
2.4 Raising Debt Capital 2: Explaining Differences in Debt Levels14m
2.5 The Payout Decision12m
BNY Mid Course Check-in7m
Mid Course Check-in with Sean Pinder1m
1 reading
Week 2 Outline10m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 practice quiz - This quiz does not contribute to your final grade30m
Week 2 graded quiz - This quiz contributes 10% towards your final grade30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Creating Value via Takeovers, Mergers and Corporate Restructuring

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
3.1 The Anatomy of an Acquisition7m
3.2 The Financial Evaluation of a Takeover12m
3.3 Establishing the Economic Rationale for Takeover Activity12m
3.4 Corporate Restructuring via Spinoffs, Divestitures and Equity Carve-outs8m
3.5 Empirical Evidence of the Wealth Impact of Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Restructuring10m
1 reading
Week 3 Outline10m
2 practice exercises
Week 3 practice quiz - This quiz does not contribute to your final grade30m
Week 3 graded quiz - This quiz contributes 10% towards your final grade30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Alternative Approaches to Risk Management

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 50 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
4.1 Using Forwards and Futures to Manage Risk9m
4.2 Introducing Options11m
4.3 The Drivers of Option Values11m
4.4 Caps, Floors and Collars3m
4.5 Why Manage Risk?10m
4 readings
Week 4 Outline10m
Academic Integrity10m
Where To From Here? The Next Step.10m
End of Course Survey10m
3 practice exercises
Week 4 practice quiz - This quiz does not contribute to your final grade30m
Week 4 graded quiz - This quiz contributes 10% towards your final grade30m
Course Final Exam - This quiz contributes 40% towards your final grade30m

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