Business Finance - Your Learning Journey

Unit 1: Financial statements: The language of business

  • Understand key accounting concepts
  • Obtain an overview of main financial statements
  • Apply theory to financial statements

Unit 2: Financial analysis, ratios and return on invested capital

  • Learn how to evaluate company performance
  • Discuss managerial implications of financial analysis

Unit 3: Risk, return and weighted average cost of capital

  • Examine the relationship between risk and return
  • Acquire knowledge about capital asset pricing, credit spreads and company beta
  • Calculate weighted average cost of capital (WACC)

Unit 4: Capital budgeting and project valuation

  • Understand project valuation criteria
  • Assess investment options
  • Forecast cash flows in real projects
  • Develop project valuation models in Excel
  • Perform sensitivity analysis

Unit 5: Capital structure and financing strategies 

  • Evaluate different capital structures, associated risks and benefits
  • Explore implications for raising capital and valuation.

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