CFA Level 1 Prep- Corporate Finance

Exam Weight 8% | Taught by Ankur Kulshrestha, CFA

This section provides an introduction to corporate governance and corporate investing and financing decisions. The first reading provides a framework for understanding and analyzing corporate governance and stakeholder management. The reading also provides an introduction to environmental and social considerations in investing.

The second reading covers capital budgeting. Capital budgeting is the process of making decisions about which long-term projects the corporation should accept for investment. The next introduces how to estimate a company’s cost of capital. 

This also covers how companies measure leverage, distribute earnings, and manage working capital. The fourth reading discusses the various forms and measures of leverage and how leverage affects a company’s earnings and financial ratios. The fifth reading provides an introduction to earnings distribution policies, including dividends and share repurchases. The final reading discusses short-term liquidity and working capital management.

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    Self paced
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    Enrollments8
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    LanguagesEnglish
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    Published DateJul 18, 2018

₹1,899.00

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    Video: 37
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Course Highlights

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    Introduction to corporate governance and stakeholder management
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    Understand Capital budgeting & Decision making for long-term projects
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    Learn how to estimate company’s cost of capital
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    Understanding leverage and how leverage impacts financial ratios
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    Understanding short-term liquidity and working capital management

Schedule

Section 1 - Overview of corporate finance
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    Modular Assessment (Attempt after all the lectures have been covered)
Section 2 - Reading 34:Corporate Governance and ESG
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    Meaning of Corporate Governance
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    Board of Directors- Independence and Other aspects
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    Committees of the Board
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    Code of Ethics for the Board
Section 3 - Reading 35: Capital Budgeting
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    Overview and Different types of Projects
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    Reading 35 Quiz 1
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    Principles of Capital Budgeting 1
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    Principles of capital budgeting 2
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    Reading 35 Quiz 2
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    ARR and Pay Back Period
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    Reading 35 Quiz 3
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    NPV, IRR and PI
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    NPV Profile
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    Reading 35 Quiz 4
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    Comparison of NPV and IRR
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    Reading 35 Quiz 5
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    Other concepts in Capital Budgeting
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    Reading 35 Quiz 6
Section 4 - Reading 36: Cost of Capital
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    Basics and Overview
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    Reading 36 Quiz 1
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    Cost of Debt
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    Reading 36 Quiz 2
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    Cost of Preference share
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    Reading 36 Quiz 3
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    Cost of Equity by CAPM
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    Reading 36 Quiz 4
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    Cost of Equity by Dividend discount model
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    Cost of Equity by Bond Yield Premium
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    Weighted Average Cost of Capital
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    Reading 36 Quiz 5
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    Marginal cost of capital & investment opportunity schedule
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    Reading 36 Quiz 6
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    Break Points in WACC
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    Pure Play Method of finding BETA Project
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    Country Risk Premiums and Flotation Costs
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    Reading 36 Quiz 7
Section 5 - Reading 37: Measures of Leverage
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    Basic on Leverages
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    Reading 37 Quiz 1
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    Leverage - A Double Edged Sword
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    Different Types of Leverages (DOL, DFL, DTL)
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    Reading 37 Quiz 2
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    Break Even Points: Total and Operational
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    Reading 37 Quiz 3
Section 6 - Reading 39: Working Capital Management
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    Introduction to Working Capital Management
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    Liquidity Meaning and Different Types
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    Reading 39 Quiz 1
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    Working Capital Ratios
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    Reading 39 Quiz 2
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    Operating Cycle
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    Reading 39 Quiz 3
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    Trade off between two extremes
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    Cash Management
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    Account Receivable Management
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    Inventory Management
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    Accounts Payable Management
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    Short Term Borrowings

Instructor

Amit ParakhIndiaContact Instructor

Amit Parakh is one of the most qualified global trainers in the CFA Program and FRM space. He has a B-Com from Calcutta University and an MBA from IIMA. Having aced Chartered Accountancy (a national rank), FRM, CS, CFA exams all in first attempt, he knows what it takes. Amit has been with ICICI Bank in the structured finance division. He has also been a sell side equity analyst with JP Morgan. He carries an extensive experience of teaching specialized courses in derivative and fixed income.