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Corporate Finance II

Financing Investments and Managing Risk

This course is a part of Financial Management, a 7-course Specialization series from Coursera.

In this course you will learn how companies decide on how much debt to take, and whether to raise capital from markets or from banks. You will also learn how to measure and manage credit risk and how to deal with financial distress. You will discuss the mechanics of dividends and share repurchases, and how to choose the best way to return cash to investors. You will also learn how to use derivatives and liquidity management to offset specific sources of financial risk, including currency risks. Finally, You will learn how companies finance merger and acquisition decisions, including leveraged buyouts, and how to incorporate large changes in leverage in standard valuation models. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Understand how companies make financing, payout and risk management decisions that create value • Measure the effects of leverage on profitability, risk, and valuation • Manage credit risk and financial distress using appropriate financial tools • Understand the links between payout policies and company performance • Use derivatives and liquidity management to offset financial risks • Pick an appropriate financing package for an M&A; or leveraged buyout deal This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and onlinemba.illinois.edu.

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Rating 4.8 based on 56 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Jun 17 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Instructor Heitor Almeida
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Finance

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corporate finance in 9 reviews

The course was a real revelation to someone like me who has some exposure to corporate finance in a banking career spanning 36 years.

This is a great course and a great addition to Corporate Finance I!

Be prepared to work But know that you'll come out of this class with a completely solid knowledge of corporate finance.

I highly recommend Corporate Finance 1 and 2.

One of the best course I took on corporate finance, Thank prof. Almeida, hoping to get further courses on corporate finance.

i learned lot of concept about corporate finance about investing and risk related.

thank you Even sweeter than corporate finance 1.

This course was excellent, I learned a lot of corporate finance with a solid background.Waiting for the next course.

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Excellent conclusion from what I learned in the the first course, this makes it more interesting of course, but I would recommend to take both courses, Thanks Almeida Great course !

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Rating 4.8 based on 56 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Starts Jun 17 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $79
From University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign via Coursera
Instructor Heitor Almeida
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Finance

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