Build Financial Models & Value Companies The Easy Way
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Build Financial Models & Value Companies The Easy Way

I am an award winning finance professor with work experience modeling companies @Goldman Sachs, hedge fund Citadel & VC.
4.3 (147 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,682 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 44 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Model companies the easy way.
  • Value companies the easy way.
  • Forecast 10 years of financials with ease.
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Requirements
  • You don't need to have any finance knowledge. Just an open mind and a positive attitude : )
Description

** ACCORDING TO BUSINESS INSIDER: "Haroun is one of the highest rated professors on Udemy, so you can expect to be in good hands through the course of your education." **

Special limited time low price offer. This course is for anyone interested in modeling and valuing companies the easy way. I will teach you the easiest ways to create and understand financial modeling and valuation methodologies based on my 20+ years of valuation and modeling experience as a hedge fund investor at Citadel and other companies, while I worked at Goldman Sachs, while I started a few companies and currently where I am a venture capital parter. I am also an award winning graduate business school finance professor and have an MBA in finance from Columbia University. I will teach you the easiest ways to value and model companies based on my experience. Thanks!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in modeling and valuing companies with ease.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to Modeling and Valuation the Easy Way
2 Lectures 02:48

I have been modeling companies for 20+ years while working at hedge funds, Goldman Sachs, as a VC partner, a founder of a few companies, while doing my MBA in finance at Columbia University and as an award winning graduate business school finance Professor at several San Francisco Bay Area universities.

Preview 00:48

How do the pros on Wall Street do it? You will learn to do what they do as you have the EXACT access to the same financial information that they do online....I'll show you!

Preview 02:00
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Where Do We Find the Inputs or Data For Our Model?
4 Lectures 21:50

There are several awesome places to find financial data online and you can download it into your spreadsheet!

Preview 01:02

Learn how to navigate company filings online. It is very easy.

Preview 07:19

Investor Relations is an amazing free resource for you for your models.

Investor Relations is a Goldmine for Data!
11:52

How do you get financial data on private companies?

Additional Data Input Sources for Models
01:37
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Now that We Have the Inputs Let's Make a Model!
3 Lectures 09:50

One and only 1 line item to spend most of your time one....the rest is a piece of cake!

One Crucial Easy Modeling Secret
02:02

Let's do this! It's a lot of fun building models the easy way.

Building Your Model Part 1
03:50

Brick by brick we can build a model the easy way.

Building Your Model Part 2
03:58
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Valuation: 3 Different Easy Ways
6 Lectures 09:21

I will teach you a few different modeling techniques.

Valuation Methodologies Introduction
00:50

This one is my favorite as "less is more"....meaning less room for error.

Valuation Method 1: Target Price Based on P/E
01:26

This valuation methodology is great for companies that are not yet profitable.

Valuation Method 2: Target Price Based on P/R
01:01

I am not a fan of this methodology as there are too many independent variables....but I will show you an easier way to do it..

Valuation Method 3: Target Price Based on DCF
04:34

NPV!

A Short Cut Way to Do DCF
00:30

Take an average of all valuation methodologies if you want the lowest margin of error when coming up with your target prices.

Bottom Line: Putting It All Together
01:00
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Course Summary
1 Lecture 00:38
Financial Model and Valuation Quiz
10 questions

Course Summary
00:38
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Free Course + Bonus Lecture: Coupons/Discounts on Other Courses I Teach
2 Lectures 02:19

Free course on how to Teach on Udemy called "40 Tips on Making a Great Online Course (Save Time & Money)": 

https://www.udemy.com/40-tips-on-making-a-great-online-udemy-course-haroun-save-time-money/?instructorPreviewMode=guest

This free course will help you save time and money when creating your online courses. Learn from my mistakes. Creating an online course is easier than you think; in this course I will humbly teach you how to work smarter (not harder) by discussing 40 tips/best practices I have learned the hard way teaching online over the past 12 months.

Topics we will cover include:

  • Technology to use to make your online courses
  • What should you teach?
  • Structure of your courses
  • Delivery (how you present/teach)
  • Promoting your course
  • Customer/student communications (the customer is always right)
  • Legal issues (protect your intellectual property)
  • What to do if your course isn’t selling
  • The easiest way ever to write a book version of your course!
  • And much more...

I will be making an annual free course like this one every November that discusses solutions to problems I encountered during my year of creating courses so that you won't have the same issues that I have had (and therefore you can work smarter and not harder). 

Thanks!   
Chris

Free Course on How to Teach On Udemy
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Bonus Lecture: Coupons/Discounts on Other Courses I Teach
01:30
About the Instructor
Chris Haroun
4.5 Average rating
20,321 Reviews
162,551 Students
40 Courses
Award Winning MBA Professor, Venture Capitalist and Author.

** Chris teaches full-time on Udemy; he is the author of the #1 best selling business course on Udemy called "An Entire MBA in 1 Course," which has been purchased by more than 120,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries.**  He has also published 29 other courses on Udemy.

** According to Business Insider  "Haroun is one of the highest rated professors on Udemy, so you can expect to be in good hands through the course of your education." **

Chris is also the author of the book "101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School," which Business Insider wrote is "the most popular book of 2016 according to Business Insider readers." In 2015 Forbes called this book "1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs must read right now."

Chris is also the founder and CEO of Haroun Education Ventures, which has 3 areas of focus: 

1: Online Business Education & Self Development Courses through his subsidiary Udemy publishing platform called "Complete Business Education," 

2: Education Charities and 

3: Edtech Venture Capital.

In addition he is an award winning business school professor, MBA graduate from Columbia University and former Goldman Sachs employee. He has raised/managed over $1bn in his career.

Chris is passionate about educational charities and he is on the board of directors of several tech companies and ‘The Lemo Foundation’, which offers scholarships and mentoring to East Palo Alto students where the high school graduation rate is only 40%. He is also on the board of Providing Opportunities for Women (P.O.W.) which was founded by a few of his business school students. 

He also has work experience at hedge fund giant Citadel, consulting firm Accenture & several firms that he has started, including an investment firm that had a venture capital investment in Facebook several years before the Facebook IPO.

He is a frequent lecturer at several Bay Area business schools including Berkeley, Stanford, The Hult International School of Business and San Francisco State University. Chris also has an undergraduate degree with a major in Management Information Systems and International Business from McGill University where he is a McGill University Dobson Fellow (awarded for his work mentoring McGill students with venture capital start up business models).

Chris has written numerous articles and has been interviewed or profiled in Forbes, Business Insider, Entrepreneur Magazine, VentureBeat, Wired Magazine, AlleyWatch and several television, podcast and radio interviews, including one with Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) which is Hong Kong's oldest and sole public service broadcaster. He has his own entrepreneurship column in Inc. magazine.

Chris Haroun's goals are:

1: Access: To help make education accessible and affordable to every person in every country (and without firewalls) by investing in disruptive edTech companies through his company (Haroun Education Ventures).

2: Give: If you work for a charity, Chris is more than happy to give you all of his online business and self development courses for free to every employee at every charity in the world; simply send him a LinkedIn message and he will send you coupons for all of his courses at 100% off. Please include your charity email address in the LinkedIn message (for example, name@charity.org).

3: Edutainment: His passion is to "make business education impactful and entertaining with no boring theory; edutainment works!"

Chris is very passionate about education, education related charities and edTech start-ups/companies as he believes that all problems in the world can be solved via education; please see his recent TEDx Talk on this topic. He lives in Hillsborough, California with his wife Christine and 3 sons who are also passionate about baseball…especially the Toronto Blue Jays! : ) 

Complete Business Education with Chris Haroun
4.5 Average rating
20,321 Reviews
162,551 Students
40 Courses
Publisher of Business and Professional Development Training

Complete Business Education (CBE) with Chris Haroun provides engaging and high quality business and professional development courses for individuals looking to sharpen their business skills and accelerate their careers.  

CBE courses on Udemy have over 130,000 students in 196 countries, including 11 language versions of the highest selling business course on Udemy, called An Entire MBA in 1 Course. 

CBE brings you courses that are affordable, current, entertaining and based on practical work experience instead of theory so that you can immediately apply the concepts taught and take your career to the next level.