Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Course introduction

    • Download course notes presentation

    • Corporate finance overview

    • Players in corporate finance - primary market

    • Players in corporate finance - secondary market

    • Types of participants and transactions

    • Interactive exercises 1

  • 2

    Capital Investment

    • Capital investment overview

    • Net present value (NPV)

    • Terminal value

    • Interactive exercise 2

    • Unlocking the drivers of value

    • Enterprise value vs equity value

    • Internal rate of return (IRR)

    • Interactive exercise 3

    • Mergers and acquisitions

    • 10-step acquisition process

    • Types of buyers

    • Acquisition valuation and analysis

    • Issues to consider when structuring a deal

    • Interactive Exercise 4

  • 3

    Capital Financing

    • Capital financing overview

    • The business life cycle and funding life cycle

    • Capital structure

    • Weighted average cost of capital (WACC)

    • Interactive exercise 5

    • Capital stack

    • Types of equity

    • Sources of equity

    • Private equity and venture capital firms

    • Interactive exercise 6

    • Why use debt

    • Assessing debt capacity

    • Senior debt overview

    • Types of subordinated debt

    • Interactive exercise 7

    • Credit ratings and high yield debt

    • Mezzanine debt characteristics

    • Debt repayment profiles

    • Tradeoffs between debt and equity

    • Interactive exercise 8

    • Underwriting

    • Underwriting advisory services

    • Book building process and road show

    • Pricing the issue

    • Interactive exercise 9

  • 4

    Dividends and Return of Capital

    • Three main activities of corporate finance recap

    • Dividends and return of capital

    • Retained earnings and excess cash

    • Dividends vs share buyback

    • Interactive exercise 10

  • 5

    Conclusion

    • Roles in corporate finance

    • Summary

  • 6

    Qualified Assessment

    • Qualified assessment

    • Share Your Feedback

    • Course Completion