Calculate the cost of equity using the Capital Asset Pricing Model
Calculate the cost of debt
Calculate the net present value of the investment using the Weighted Average Cost of Capital
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In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to calculate the net present value of your investment in a business using the weighted average cost of capital method. For this, you will calculate the costs of debt and costs of capital, as well as calculate the beta of a stock. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We're currently working on providing the same experience in other regions. This course's content is not intended to be investment advice and does not constitute an offer to perform any operations in the regulated or unregulated financial market
Basic knowledge of accounting and statistics is required
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Introduction to CAPM
Calculating cost of equity
Calculating cost of debt
Net Present Value
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
You can easily learn, but there are times that the Professor is too fast that I need to pause, or there are times that the Professor suddenly stops. It's still good though.
Easy explanation on all topics covered by the professor. Detailed methods and ways to calculate from real life data. Great experience!
It was so helpful for my degree progress; I had difficulty understanding this topic before taking this course. Thank you all!
Quality content, allows for sound understanding of the concepts. The only issue is sometimes the audio is not very clear.
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
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Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
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What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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