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The Capstone Project is the final part of the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making MOOC Specialization. The Capstone is designed to allow students to bring together the skills acquired and knowledge gained over the preceding four courses of the Specialization by taking on the role of a financial analyst tasked with advising a wealthy private client on a significant strategic investment in a large listed firm operating across the globe. View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/j9fqv25...
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
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3 hours to complete

Week 1: Financial Analysis

Get started this week by familiarizing yourself with the sorts of tasks you will need to undertake in order to successfully complete this Capstone, as well as your learning journey in the Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization. You will be assuming the role of Jess, a financial analyst based in China and working for UOM Bank; a large international investment bank. You are in a team with another analyst, Sean, headed by a senior manager, Paul and your client is thinking about making a very large strategic investment. ...
Reading
2 videos (Total 9 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Week 1 Video Conference Call (4:20)4m
Reading6 readings
Start of Course Survey10m
About this Capstone10m
Resources10m
Social Media10m
Study Tools and Tips10m
Your Teaching Team10m
Week
2
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2 hours to complete

Week 2: Key Market Exposures

Now that you’ve completed your work on the financials, your client has come back with some questions about the risk he might be faced with from the investment. Specifically, this week you will need to identify some key market exposures. ...
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1 video (Total 3 min), 1 quiz
Week
3
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2 hours to complete

Week 3: Assessing Key Decisions Made by Senior Management

Phew, you're half way! Don't stop now. Paul and Sean need your help to get a handle on some of the key decisions made by Hasbro senior management in the last few years....
Reading
1 video (Total 3 min), 1 quiz
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2 hours to complete

Week 4: Quantitative Analysis

Well done! You're on the home stretch but it's not time to celebrate the end of your learning journey just yet. This week there is a final bit of quantitative analysis that needs to be completed. ...
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1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 reading
Thank you, Goodbye and Good Luck!10m
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By DXAug 11th 2016

Great Capstone, that gives you the opportunity to put in use all the knowledge from the other 4 courses.

Instructors

Paul Kofman

Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics
Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce

Sean Pinder

Associate Professor
Faculty of Business and Economics

About The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research intensive University with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. Established in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest University....

About the Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization

You will gain a firm understanding of corporate finance, including accounting principles and financial analysis, how value is created by global markets, the choices firms face when making financial decisions and defining attitudes towards risk. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that allows you to apply the skills you've learned throughout the courses....
Essentials of Corporate Finance

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