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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Evaluation Criteria: Net Present Value

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 73 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
1.1 Introduction: Criteria for Evaluating Projects6m
1.2 Time Value of Money19m
1.3 NPV Analysis of Projects16m
1.4 Other Evaluation Techniques15m
1.5 The Cost of Capital10m
2 readings
PDFs of Lecture Slides10m
Excel Spreadsheets: Module 110m
1 practice exercise
Evaluation Criteria: Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Evaluating Projects

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
2.2 Analyzing Incremental After-Tax Flows - Operating Phase12m
2.3 Analyzing Incremental After-Tax Flows - Terminal Phase6m
2.4 Example: New Production Machine12m
2.5 Key Considerations in Evaluations19m
1 reading
PDFs of Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
How to Evaluate Projects: Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Expressing Business Strategies in Financial Terms

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Balance Sheets and Income Statements15m
3.3 Cash Flow Statements17m
1 reading
PDFs of Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Financial Statements and Forecasting: Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

New Product Value

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
4.2 Forecasting Future Cash Flows11m
4.3 NPV and IRR Calculations5m
4.4 Formulation and Evaluation of Alternative Scenarios15m
4.5 Expanding Beyond the Time Horizon9m
Course Conclusion28s
2 readings
PDFs of Lecture Slides10m
Excel Spreadsheets: Module 410m
1 practice exercise
Calculating Value: Module 4 Quiz30m

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