Corporate Finance- Practical Applications

Price: $135.00

CPE Credits: 15.0

Category:

Course Number: FICFINSB

corporate finance

Description:
Corporate Finance follows the flow of funds through a business, including fund raising, internal cash management, and the deployment of funds to dividends, capital expenditures, investments, and acquisitions. This course is intended to give the professional manager direction regarding how to develop an appropriate capital structure and determine the best types of debt and equity funding. Additional tools are provided for calculating the cost of capital and constructing cash flows to analyze potential cash uses. Full coverage of risk management for foreign exchange and interest rates is also included.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

AuthorSteven Bragg, CPA

Publication: December 2015
Revised: December 2017
Pages: 284

Format: PDF

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the players involved in the practice of corporate finance.
  • Note the components of capital structure, and the situations that may call for its revision.
  • Identify the methods used to construct financial plans, and the reliability of the component information.
  • Note the negative aspects associated with the use of certain types of early-stage financing.
  • Recognize the steps involved in the initial public offering, and the restrictions placed on a business during that time.
  • Identify the different techniques available for selling shares outside of an initial public offering, and the restrictions associated with their use.
  • Identify the elements of a lease versus buy analysis.
  • Note the characteristics of the different types of leases.
  • Identify the formula components for the cost of capital, and the costs associated with each one.
  • Recognize the different discounted cash flow concepts, and how they are used.
  • Identify the techniques used to control the amount of funds invested in working capital.
  • Cite the alternatives available for determining the worthiness of proposed capital expenditures.
  • Identify the different investment strategies, and the characteristics of the more common financial instruments.
  • Identify the dividend payout formula, the implications of a high ratio, and the impact on investors when dividends are first issued.
  • Recognize the different types of acquisition strategies and valuation methods, as well as the implications of making different types of payment offers to the owners of an acquisition target.
  • Note the hedging techniques used to mitigate foreign exchange risk.
  • Cite the hedging techniques used to mitigate interest rate risk.
  • Identify the conditions under which supply chain financing is most likely to be accepted by suppliers.
  • Recognize the ratios used to measure the ability to pay, and the contents of the ratio formulas.
  • Note the instances in which ratios can give misleading results.


 

Description:
Corporate Finance follows the flow of funds through a business, including fund raising, internal cash management, and the deployment of funds to dividends, capital expenditures, investments, and acquisitions. This course is intended to give the professional manager direction regarding how to develop an appropriate capital structure and determine the best types of debt and equity funding. Additional tools are provided for calculating the cost of capital and constructing cash flows to analyze potential cash uses. Full coverage of risk management for foreign exchange and interest rates is also included.  Table of Contents

Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

AuthorSteven Bragg, CPA

Publication: December 2015
Revised: December 2017
Pages: 284

Format: PDF

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the players involved in the practice of corporate finance.
  • Note the components of capital structure, and the situations that may call for its revision.
  • Identify the methods used to construct financial plans, and the reliability of the component information.
  • Note the negative aspects associated with the use of certain types of early-stage financing.
  • Recognize the steps involved in the initial public offering, and the restrictions placed on a business during that time.
  • Identify the different techniques available for selling shares outside of an initial public offering, and the restrictions associated with their use.
  • Identify the elements of a lease versus buy analysis.
  • Note the characteristics of the different types of leases.
  • Identify the formula components for the cost of capital, and the costs associated with each one.
  • Recognize the different discounted cash flow concepts, and how they are used.
  • Identify the techniques used to control the amount of funds invested in working capital.
  • Cite the alternatives available for determining the worthiness of proposed capital expenditures.
  • Identify the different investment strategies, and the characteristics of the more common financial instruments.
  • Identify the dividend payout formula, the implications of a high ratio, and the impact on investors when dividends are first issued.
  • Recognize the different types of acquisition strategies and valuation methods, as well as the implications of making different types of payment offers to the owners of an acquisition target.
  • Note the hedging techniques used to mitigate foreign exchange risk.
  • Cite the hedging techniques used to mitigate interest rate risk.
  • Identify the conditions under which supply chain financing is most likely to be accepted by suppliers.
  • Recognize the ratios used to measure the ability to pay, and the contents of the ratio formulas.
  • Note the instances in which ratios can give misleading results.


 

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