About this Course

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Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Korean

Skills you will gain

Discounted Cash FlowDecision-MakingCorporate FinanceCash Flow Analysis

Learner Career Outcomes

33%

started a new career after completing these courses

32%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Korean

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Week 1: Time Value of Money

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 41 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Compounding7m
Useful Shortcuts13m
Taxes8m
6 readings
Syllabus20m
Big Picture Course Motivation15m
Time Value of Money Overview15m
Quiz Problem Answer Input10m
Lecture Slides10m
Finance Matters: additional information about the field of Finance10m
4 practice exercises
Problem Set 1: TVM: Intuition Discounting45m
Problem Set 2: TVM: Compounding45m
Problem Set 3: TVM: Useful Shortcuts45m
Problem Set 4: TVM: Useful Shortcuts45m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Week 2: Interest Rates

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
APR and EAR13m
Term Structure15m
Discounted Cash Flow: Decision Making9m
1 reading
Lecture Slides10m
2 practice exercises
Problem Set 6: Interest Rates: APR and EAR1h
Problem Set 7: Interest Rates: Term Structure1h
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 50 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Forecast Drivers15m
Forecasting Free Cash Flow21m
2 readings
Lecture Slides10m
Tablet Case Spreadsheet10m
1 practice exercise
Problem Set 9: DCF: Free Cash Flow1h
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4: Return on Investment

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 48 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Sensitivity Analysis20m
Return on Investment17m
1 reading
Lecture Slides10m
1 practice exercise
Problem Set 14: Return on Investment1h

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