Topic outline

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  • Welcome to the fascinating world of corporate finance and valuation! The course provides you with a step-by-step guide to estimate the financial value of any firm. 

     

     

    The main learning goals of this module are:
    • State-of-the art methods for any company valuation situation (from startups to mature firms)
    • In-depth discussion of Discounted Cash Flow (DCF-WACC) and Relative Valuation (Multiples)
    • Know useful shortcuts to quickly assess the value of a firm or the validity of an existing valuation.
    • Focus on practical implementation with countless case studies, spreadsheet templates, and online tools
    • Learn how to get from the Valuation to the actual Deal.
    • The resources below motivate the topic, explain the logic of the course, and provide some review questions for the basic mechanics of finance:

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      The following online tool uses the logic from these introductory comments. It provides a simple yet highly useful model to value mature firms: