Programa Especializado - Introduction to Finance: Valuation and Investing

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Programa Especializado - Introduction to Finance: Valuation and Investing

Make Strategic Financial Decisions. Learn the essentials of finance in four courses.

Sobre este Programa Especializado

Evaluate risk and reward, assess alternatives, and determine the value of a project or company. This Specialization builds on the success of the Introduction to Finance course and provides a rigorous introduction to core topics in financial valuation, including time value of money, cash flow analysis, asset pricing, and risk and return. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to research, analyze, and value a real-world enterprise.

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Intermediate Specialization.
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  1. CURSO 1

    Principles of Valuation: Time Value of Money

    Sesión actual: mar. 27 — may. 15.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    We will introduce the time value of money (TVM) framework in a carefully structured way, using relatively simple applications at first and quickly moving to more advance ones. We will then spend some time on developing an understanding of alternative decision criteria (NPV, IRR, Profitability, etc.) that are commonly used in the real world. We will wrap up the course with an exposure to the determination of cash flows using accounting principles. The main focus in this building block will be on individual/personal decisions because of two reasons: (a) we learn when we see value to us as individuals and (b) the beauty of finance is that the building blocks of finance are applicable to any decision, personal or corporate. The course will last six weeks with time included for assimilation and two final exams. This course is the first in a sequence of four courses, followed by a Capstone Project, that comprise a Specialization on Valuation & Investing.
  2. CURSO 2

    Principles of Valuation: Risk and Return

    Sesión actual: mar. 27 — may. 15.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    This second course in the specialization will last six weeks and will focus on the second main building block of financial analysis and valuation: risk. The notion of risk and statistics are intimately related and we will spend a fair amount of time on the development of some statistical concepts and tools, namely distribution theory and regression analysis. This time will be well spent because these concepts and tools are also commonly used in many applications in the real world. The foundational idea of diversification will then be used to develop a framework for evaluating risk and establishing a relationship between risk and return. Apart from developing a keen appreciation of risk for making thoughtful decisions in an institutional context, this course will contain a lot of material and examples that will enable the learner to make smart personal investing decisions. The course will again have time included for assimilation and two final exams. This course is the second in a sequence of four courses, followed by a Capstone Project that comprise a Specialization on Valuation & Investing.
  3. CURSO 3

    Valuation: Alternative Methods

    Próxima sesión: abr. 3 — may. 22.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    This course is a rigorous introduction to alternative methods of valuation and will enable the learner to conduct analysis of most projects and companies. This course will also serve useful to anyone interested in, or required to, critically evaluating project and company analyses conducted by experts.
  4. CURSO 4

    Valuing Projects and Companies

    Próxima sesión: abr. 3 — may. 22.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Acerca del Curso

    This course is a theoretically sound and practical exposure to valuation. As the final course of the Specialization, it will be useful to anyone in understanding, conducting or critically evaluating project and company analyses conducted by experts.
  5. CURSO 5

    Valuation Capstone

    Próxima sesión: abr. 24 — jul. 3.
    Subtítulos
    English

    Sobre el Proyecto Final

    This is Capstone Project that is the natural culmination of the Specialization and offers qualified learners to apply their knowledge to analyze a real company or complex project. It will reflect the most salient features of the real world that you are likely to confront.

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Creadores

  • Universidad de Míchigan

    Michigan’s academic vigor offers excellence across disciplines and around the globe. The University is recognized as a leader in higher education due to the outstanding quality of its 19 schools and colleges, internationally recognized faculty, and departments with 250 degree programs.

    The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

  • Gautam Kaul

    Gautam Kaul

    Professor of Finance & Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration

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