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Investments and Valuation

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  • English

    course language

  • 5 weeks

    course duration

  • от 3 до 4 часов в неделю

    needed to educate

  • 1 credit points

    for credit at your university

About

This program is about Investments, and here you are going to learn how to deal with various questions which typically arise when corporate managers or private investors consider business opportunities and assess acceptability and efficiency of any kind of investment decisions they take. Investments is the central topic in business because investment activity allows companies to grow, to innovate and to generate wealth for its shareholders and indirectly for the entire community. 

The program contents cover the main basic and advanced financial concepts which are applied by market participants across different countries and industries and are a must for all who are interested in gaining advanced practical knowledge and skills in investment appraisal. In addition, you are going to find out how to assess the cost of equity and debt financing and, consequently, the weighted average cost of capital, as well as how to apply the knowledge in investment appraisal in order to conduct business valuations.

Format

Please note: this course is launched as an online program, to enroll please follow the link: https://openedu.ru/program/spbu/FININVEST/

Course program

Module 1. The Basics of Investment Appraisal

Module 2. Investment Appraisal: Practical Cases

Module 3. Funding Sources

Module 4. Cost of Equity and the WACC

Module 5. Valuation

 

 

Education results

Upon completion of rhis program learners will learn how to :

- deal with various questions which typically arise when corporate managers or private investors consider business opportunities;

- assess acceptability and efficiency of any kind of investment decisions they take;

- understand the main basic and advanced financial concepts which are applied by market participants across different countries and industries;

- assess the cost of equity and debt financing and, consequently, the weighted average cost of capital;

- apply the knowledge in investment appraisal in order to conduct business valuations.

Formed competencies

The program is aimed at the formation of general learning competencies for Bachelor’s and Specialists’ programs, as well as other competencies included in the education program.

Education directions

Andrianov Alexander


Position: ACCA, senior lecturer, candidate of economic sciences, Graduate School of Management

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