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Business Finance: Course Outline

Business finance programs in universities familiarize students with accounting methodologies, investing strategies and effective debt management.

Course Outline

  • What is finance?
  • The financial system
  • Forms of business ownership
  • Financial statements of a company
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Time value of money fundamentals
  • Value of money (Practical Examples)
  • Time value of money-Annuities and perpetuities (Concepts)
  • Time value of money-Annuities and perpetuities (Practical Examples)
  • Capital structure of a company
  • Weighted Average Cost Capital (WACC)
    • Cost of capital
    • Measures of weights
  • Valuation of financial assets
    • Relative models
  • Valuation of financial assets
    • Dividend discount models
    • Cash based models
  • Risk and return, CAPM
  • Evaluation of capital projects / expenditure
  • Capital budgeting techniques fundamentals
  • Cash flows estimation
  • Capital budgeting techniques
    • Pay back period
    • Accounting rate of return
    • Net present value
  • Capital budgeting techniques
    • Internal Rate Return
    • Profitability Index
    • NPV Infinity
  • Working capital management

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