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Intermediate Level

Approx. 20 hours to complete

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 20 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

HOW TO READ A BALANCE SHEET

5 videos (Total 22 min), 5 quizzes
5 videos
Working capital requirement5m
Non-current assets1m
5 practice exercises
Why create a company?2m
Figuring the Balance Sheet6m
Cash Conversion Cycle6m
Working Capital Requirement6m
Non-Current Assets6m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

VALUE CREATION AND CASH FLOW

6 videos (Total 34 min), 7 quizzes
7 practice exercises
What is a business plan?2m
What is wealth?4m
The main financial metrics of wealth creation18m
How does your venture create cash?10m
Burn rate2m
Why Equity?10m
Why not Debt?8m
Week
3
22 minutes to complete

GROWTH AND MARKET POWER

1 video (Total 8 min), 1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Quiz Growth, market power and financing14m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

THE ENTREPRENEUR AND THE FINANCIERS

2 videos (Total 20 min), 2 quizzes
2 practice exercises
Quiz The entrepreneur and the financier16m
Quiz The IPO18m

Instructors

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Michel Fleuriet

Administrator PE Fund Xerys
Finance
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Philippe Tibi

Professeur chargé de cours

About École Polytechnique

L’École polytechnique associe recherche, enseignement et innovation au meilleur niveau scientifique et technologique mondial pour répondre aux défis du XXIe siècle. En tête des écoles d’ingénieur françaises depuis plus de 200 ans, sa formation promeut une culture d’excellence scientifique pluridisciplinaire, ouverte dans une forte tradition humaniste. ...

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