Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis Course
Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis focuses on financial skills and analytical methods for corporate finance managers and investment analysts. Topics include corporate financial analysis, acquisition and allocation of capital, and financial statement reporting, as well as an exposure to investing in major asset classes, measures of risk and return, and methods for valuing equity and debt.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Fundamentals of Financial Management
What will I learn?
Analyze how a company’s balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows relate to each other
Evaluate simple and complex corporate financial structures and determine the optimal capital structure for a company
Analyze cash flows from operations, financing, and investing
Calculate a corporation’s cost of debt, cost of equity, and weighted cost of capital within a given tax environment
Perform a capital budgeting analysis to evaluate capital budgeting projects based on net present value, internal rate of return and other techniques
Analyze financial risk by comparing major financial asset classes, valuing individual investments, and calculating returns
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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