Corporate Finance

Financial Concepts and Tools for Managers

Course Overview:
Finance involves obtaining, using, and managing funds to achieve the company’s financial objectives (e.g., maximization of shareholder value). The course emphasizes and develops an understanding of financial concepts, tools, strategies, and major decision areas related to the financial management of the business. This course is directed toward the businessperson who must have financial knowledge.

Topics include a broad overview of business types and formation, funding, capital markets, tax planning, budgeting, financial statement and analysis and many other aspects of running a business. Many subjects are discussed with the intention of providing the business person with a quick introduction to commonly used business terms and requirements.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

1. Identify the influence and concerns of financial managers.
2. Recognize the elements of basic financial statements, including the income statement, the balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows.
3. Differentiate between several financial analysis ratios.
4. Identify the different types of budgets an organization might need, and the steps required for budgeting.
5. Recognize the different ways to improve cash management.
6. Recognize different methods for measuring risk.
7. Recognize beta’s role in assessing a security’ risk.
8. Recognize the concept of time value of money.
9. Identify capital budgeting techniques.
10. Recognize various evaluation methods for capital budgeting.
11. Recognize steps in the lease versus purchase decision.
12. Recognize different methods for measuring the cost of capital.
13. Recognize different financing strategies and the opportunity costs associated with them.
14. Recognize the characteristics of intermediate-term bank loans.
15. Identify the characteristics of different types of long term debt, and the associated risks.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Steve Spafford is a CPA with DeltaCPE LLC, a national CPE provider.


Price (USD)

Standard: $99.80


Course Code : 99DEL33

Release Date : 03/28/2017
Expire Date : 03/31/2023
Credits :
CPE 4.00
QAS 4.00

Course Level : Overview
Course Type : QAS Self-Study
Length : 3hr 20min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Finance
Theme : Corporate Finance

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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