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If you are a Working Professional or College Student, interested in one of the following careers, then this course will teach you the basics - Investment Banking, Business Consulting, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Equity Research, Corporate Banking, Private Equity, Credit Research, Ratings and Risk Management.
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100% Online self-paced course that you can watch from anywhere, any number of times
23 online videos - 4 hours of content that can be completed in 1 week
1. Introduction to Investment Banking
2. The Company and its financial statements
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|Section 1: Introduction to Business Finance|
|Learn why a company exists, how it goes about doing business and what decisions a company makes|
|Quiz 1||2 questions|
|Learn the role of Corporate Finance in professional decision making in a Company. Also learn how knowledge of Corporate Finance increases a company’s efficiency and profits. Learn the various roles that Investment Bankers play.|
|Quiz 2||1 question|
|Section 2: The Income Statement / Profit Loss Statement|
|Become familiar with the role of an Income Statement in a business. Understand all the information that is captured by an Income Statement and what decisions could be made by them.|
Revenue & Gross Margin
|How do you calculate margins in a business? Why do some businesses have higher margins? Get all these answers in this module!|
Operating Expense & Net Income
|Why does Google have higher margins than Amazon? Is low margins a bad thing? Find out all these answers in this module.|
Gross & Net Margin Explained
|Understand what are the different revenue channels and expenses for Domino's. Make some recommendations for Dominos to grow faster.|
Advanced Income Statement
|Why isnt all revenue treated the same? Is all incoming cash considered as revenue – why or why not? Learn all about this in the lecture.|
|Why is expense accounted for only after the service is done? Find out answers to these questions in this module.|
|Discover the business behind those yummy pizzas you eat. Learn the business model behind running a world class pizza franchise.|
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Revenue & Margins
|Learn if Dominos has debt, does it pay any interest, how are all these calculated|
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Debt & Interest
|Section 3: The Balance Sheet|
|What is a business worth? Why do companies and investors focus on the balance sheet. Learn all about it here in this module.|
Balance Sheet Basics - Assets
|How does a business build its assets and liabilities. Check out these modules to learn this.|
Balance Sheet Basics - Liabilities & Net Worth
|We are probably living through one of the worst financial crashes of all time. How did this happen? Who is to blame?|
Financial Crisis of 2008
|Get behind the scenes and look at the balance sheet of a billion dollar pizza company.|
Dominos Pizza Balance Sheet
|How much cash does Dominos have? Did they take a loan to grow the business? How much do they invest in their restaurants? Get all these answers in this module|
Analyzing Dominos Pizza's Balance Sheet
|Learn how to get a balance sheet to balance.|
Double Entry Book-keeping
|How do you ensure that a Business has sufficient cash for day to day operations? How does a balance sheet balance? Lean all this is this module.|
Working Capital and Debt / Equity Ratio and Return on Net Worth
|Section 4: The Cash Flow Statement|
|Learn how cash is monitored by a company and how this statement connects the Balance Sheet with the Income Statement|
Cash Flow Statement Basics
|Learn how to manage day to day cash in a large company.|
Building a Cash Flow Statement
|Learn how to analyze the health of a company from the cash flow statement.|
Analyzing a Cash Flow Statement
|Learn why not all expenses are included in the income statement. Some expenses are kept in the balance sheet.|
Why is buying equipment for a company not treated as an expense? Why is R&D expense not treated as expense in the current year? Learn all these in this module.
Depreciation & Amortization
|How do companies pay taxes and qualify for tax benefits. Learn about that in this module.|
|Section 5: Conclusion|
|Walks you over the different topics covered in the course.|
Binny's expertise is in Corporate Finance, Online Education and Entrepreneurship.
Binny was a Senior Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Credit Suisse (New York & San Francisco) working with clients in Media and Technology. At Credit Suisse he worked on transactions over US$25 billion including the SBC-AT&T Merger, Dice.com IPO and First Solar IPO apart from advising clients such as Comcast, Tribune, Global Crossing, eBay, Yahoo, Comcast and Level 3.
Binny graduated with a M.S in Computer Science and Engineering from Washington University in St.Louis, where he was a Graduate Student Representative. At WashU, Binny worked on an Image Sensor module that was part of a space mission.