Introduction to Valuation with WACC

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

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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Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
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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

Skills you will develop

  • Accounting
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Capital Market

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction to CAPM

  2. Calculating cost of equity

  3. Calculating cost of debt

  4. Calculating WACC

  5. Net Present Value

How Guided Projects work

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




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