Corporate Finance Fundamentals

Last Update July 23, 2021
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About This Course

This course provides a foundation for financial professionals to use when deciding how, when, and where to invest their funds. One of the most important parts of finance is corporate finance. When a financial manager or a finance expert refers to corporate finance, they are referring to a department that manages a company’s investment and financial decisions. Corporate finance is a collection of skills that interact with every facet of a company’s operations. It is also highly useful in our daily life whether deciding whether to buy or lease, borrow money, or make large purchases. It gives them analytic tools. Corporate finance tools can aid you in evaluating performance and making informed judgments about the worth of prospects and which to pursue as a manager or business owner. A professional manager’s expertise in corporate finance is required in order to constructively discuss concerns with colleagues and upper management. To climb any couloir, you must be well-versed in this subject. When evaluating any type of performance, including job performance, ratios are required. When evaluating the job performance of sports athletes, for example, we must use ratio analysis. Similar ratio analysis can be applied to almost any job performance, as well as corporate performance. Once we’ve analyzed a company’s historical performance, we can utilize that information to forecast future performance, which will aid us in making business decisions, whether they’re investment-related, creditor-related, or management. Corporate finance is a fantastic way to acquire, improve, and practice spreadsheet abilities in Excel or Google Sheets. This module provides step by step instructional video tutorials.

Skills You Will Master:

  • Financing Growth – In this section we will see financing growth refers to a company’s use of debt, equity, and hybrid financing to enable cost-effective corporate expansion. This occurs when the financing structure’s cost and flexibility are tied to the company’s cash-flow based value and growth potential.
  • Managing Working Capital – In this topic we will learn working capital is a business technique that enables organizations to make the most of their existing assets while also ensuring that they have enough cash flow to achieve their short-term goals and responsibilities.
  • Capital Structure – In this section we will learn capital structure is the specific mix of debt and equity it employs to fund its overall operations and growth. Bonds and loans are examples of debt, whereas ordinary stock, preferred stock, and retained earnings are examples of equity.
  • Factors for Capital Structure – In this topic we will discuss what are the factors that determine capital structure of a company.
  • Term of Funding – In this section we will see term of funding is used when a company uses its own reserves to meet its financial needs, whereas finance is used when the company obtains funds from outside sources.
  • Risk Appetite & Corporate Strategy – In this topic we will learn management must be able to track levels of exposure against the risk appetite statement and risk tolerances, even though a risk appetite statement defines the overall degree of risk. The level of risk associated with a plan is clarified when risk appetite and strategy are linked.
  • Corporate Strategy with Market Condition – In this section we will see corporate Strategy employs a portfolio approach to strategic decision-making, examining all of a company’s businesses to determine how to maximize value creation. Business strategy, which is concerned with making strategic decisions for a specific company, is built on top of corporate strategy.

Learning Objectives

You will learn how to analyze financial statement.
You will learn how the field of corporate finance relates to accounting.
You will understand the role of finance in a company.
You will build operating budgets and assess financing needs.
You will be familiarized with international business finance

Material Includes

  • 13 on demand videos
  • Lifetime Access
  • Certificate of Completion


  • No prior accounting knowledge is necessary to learn this course.
  • Basic fundamentals of Mathematics will help.

Target Audience

  • Finance students, managers, accountants or anyone who wants to upgrade their skill in the area of accounting.
  • Learn this course if you want to understand the principles and concept of costing.


13 Lessons1h 45m



Financing Growth

Managing Working Capital

Capital Structure

What is Leverage?

Factors for Capital Structure

Term of Funding

Risk Appetite & Corporate Strategy

Corporate Strategy with Market Condition

Cost of Equity

Implications of Capital

Return of Equity

Senior Secured Debt

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Material Includes

  • 13 on demand videos
  • Lifetime Access
  • Certificate of Completion

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