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Discounted Cash FlowEnterprise ValueBond ValuationPresent Value

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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Korean

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Time Value of Money (1)

Investing money is important decision because a dollar today is worth more than a dollar in the future. In this module, you will look at several methods for calculating future value as well as present value. After this module, you can solve challenging examples with excel.

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6 videos (Total 31 min), 10 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
1.1 Future Value9m
1.2 Present Value6m
1.3 Present Value of Multiple Cash Flows5m
1.4 NPV of Multiple Cash Flows4m
1.5 Present Value of Annuity3m
10 readings
Instructions for beta test10m
Link to Course Evaluation Form10m
1.1 Slide10m
Excel Template10m
1.2 Slide10m
Quarterly Compounding10m
Continuous Compounding10m
1.3 Slide10m
1.4 Slide10m
1.5 Slide10m
4 practice exercises
Practice Question 1-14m
Practice Question 1-24m
Practice Question 1-32m
Week 114m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Time Value of Money (2)

In this module, you will focus on how to estimate number of periods, (annual) payment, and interest rate with excel. Furthermore, you will be able to predict the value a stream of cash flows. After this module, you can solve challenging examples with excel.

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4 videos (Total 20 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
2.2 PMT5m
2.3 Number of Periods4m
2.4 Rate4m
4 readings
2.1 Slide10m
2.2 Slide10m
2.3 Slide10m
2.4 Slide10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Question 2-16m
Practice Question 2-24m
Week 214m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Approach (1)

Using the method explained last two weeks, you will execute it in real world. In detail, you can calculate bond valuation and enterprise value.

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3 videos (Total 26 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
3.2 Yield to Maturity9m
3.3 Enterprise Value8m
4 readings
3.1 Slide10m
3.2 Slide10m
3.3 Slide10m
Excel Template10m
3 practice exercises
Practice Question 3-16m
Practice Question 3-24m
Week 312m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Approach (2)

You can forecast the firm's free cash flow and wrap up this course with review lecture.

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2 videos (Total 15 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
4.2 Review6m
3 readings
4.1 Slide10m
4.2 Slide10m
Excel Template10m
2 practice exercises
Final Quiz35m
Minicase Quiz1h
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Top reviews from Valuation for Startups Using Discounted Cash Flows Approach

By CMApr 29th 2019

Amazing how easy the teacher explains financial concepts that helps you through the entire specialization and to successfully do valuations using discounted cash flows.

By DKNov 10th 2018

Loved the course! The quizzes and cases really test your knowledge and make sure you understood the concepts and not just theoretically but practically

Instructor

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Hyun Han Shin

Professor
School of Business

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

About the Valuation and Financial Analysis For Startups Specialization

The Startup Valuation and Financial Analysis Specialization teaches two of the most often used methods to find the value of a startup. You’ll learn how to find the value of founder’s ownership before and after additional funding, how to read financial statements and make pro-forma statements, and how to determine the financial health and status of a startup and estimate future earnings and value. You’ll then use various investment criteria, such as Net Present Value (NPV) and Individual Rate of Return (IRR), to make a decision about whether and where to invest your money. Specific topics include: the time value of money, discounted cash flows method, multiple method, financial statements analysis, free cash flows, capital budgeting decision rules and current trends. The Capstone Project will find the value of startups using the methods taught in the course....
Valuation and Financial Analysis For Startups

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