Principles of Corporate Finance for Valuation and Decision Making

Finance is not as complicated as it may seem and the concepts here are explained in ways that are easy to understand and comprehend. This seminar is a must for entrepreneurs and corporate managers and those aspiring to be either.

 

Finance can be split into two categories

 

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Time Value of Money

 

This seminar will get you familiar with the concepts of

 

  • Ratio analysis,
  • Payback period,
  • Breakeven analysis,
  • Net Present Value and
  • Internal Rate of Return.

 

You will understand how to analyze a company’s health and performance and how to determine whether a project is worth undertaking and investing in.

 

Ratio Analysis

 

Learn the meaning and how to calculate

 

  • Return on Assets
  • Return on Equity
  • Return on Investment
  • Liquidity ratios
  • Price – earnings ratio
  • Inventory turnover
  • Accounts Receivable turnover

 

Valuation and Capital Budgeting Tools for analysis, presentation, and decision-making

 

Corporate Finance encapsulates the twin disciplines of how to cost effectively raise money for an enterprise and how to analyze projects and equipment investments in order to allocate those funds to the best projects.

 

 

Learn how to use the analytic concepts of finance

 

Valuation

 

The key to raising funds is properly valuing the enterprise. This involves understanding and being able to employ the tools of estimating a stream of future cash flows and translating them into today’s dollars.

 

Capital Budgeting

 

Capital Budgeting is the technique of deciding whether the future benefits of investing in a project, or expansion, or piece of equipment is more than its cost.

 

Learn how you can use Net Present Value to translate an investment’s value into today’s dollars

 

Concepts:

  • Time Value of Money
  • Interest Rates
  • Risk vs. Return
  • Free Cash Flow

 

 

Economics is the study Decision Making and Allocating Scarce Resources to their best use.

Finance is the tools for making these decisions in an analytical fashion.

The scarce resources that are analyzed are

  • Time
  • Money

And the relationship between time and money is known as the Time Value of Money

This relationship is quantified as Interest Rates

The two types of decisions we make, and measure the performance of, in Finance relate to:

  • Spending
  • Investing

 

We use spreadsheets to calculate and quantify these decisions. Check out the seminar on using spreadsheets as decision-making power tools!