Crash Course on Cost of Capital and Capital Structuring
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Crash Course on Cost of Capital and Capital Structuring

Understand the importance of Cost of Capital and Capital Structure
4.6 (35 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.
4,834 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • have overview of Cost of Capital
  • have overview of Capital Structure
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Requirements
  • Basics of Accounting
  • Basics of Financial Management
Description

Welcome to this crash course on Cost of Capital and Capital Structuring.

In this course, you will have overview of Cost of Capital and Capital Structure matters.

About Cost of Capital:

Every business raise various forms of Capital for running the business.

None of the funds are free.

Each fund comes with a cost.

Every Entrepreneur, every Finance Manager should be aware of the Cost of Capital of their business.

Many businesses fail, because the management itself would not be aware of the Cost of Capital of the business.

Unless the returns earned from the business is greater than or equal to cost of capital, no business can sustain / grow.

Cost of Capital is used to evaluate new projects of a company. It is the minimum return that investors expect for providing capital to the company, thus setting a benchmark that a new project has to meet.

About Capital Structure of Business:

All the Business entities in this world, will work on this topic.

Because, Capital Structuring Decisions, would decide the long term stability of any business.

Business entities can have mix of their own funds and debt funds for running their business. But the mix should be an optimum one.

Wrong decisions in Capital Structuring would spoil the business which otherwise would have plenty scope for growth.

The capital structuring of the business also decides the leverage and returns for the owners.

About this course structure:

This course is structured in self paced learning style.

Video lectures are used for delivering course content.

Welcome to this course and all the very best.

Who is the target audience?
  • Finance and Accounting Students
  • Finance and Accounting Executives
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 19 Lectures Collapse All 19 Lectures 03:04:29
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Capital Structuring
10 Lectures 01:30:09
Introduction to Business Financing Decision
02:02

Debt Vs Equity Financing
06:25

Good Time and Bad Time for Debt Equity Financing
08:56

Capital Structure
05:22

Introduction to Leverage (Talking Head)
08:32

Leverage Formula (Talking Head)
11:28

Leverage Case Study 1 (Talking Head)
13:54

Leverage Analysis Case Study 2 (Talking Head)
16:34

Leverage Analysis Case Study 3 (Talking Head)
11:27

Designing Optimal Capital Structure (Talking Head)
05:29
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Cost of Capital
9 Lectures 01:26:20
Introduction to Cost of Capital
05:17

Weighted Average Cost of Capital
03:44

Cost of Debt
04:59

Case Study on Cost of Capital
09:44

Capital structuring (Talking Head)
04:43

Capital Structure case Study 3 (Talking Head)
15:35

Indifference Point - Taking Head
07:16

Indifference point chart case study - Talking Head
35:02

Bonus Lecture - Discount Coupon Links for other Courses
8 pages
About the Instructor
CA Raja Natarajan, B.Com., PGDBA, FCA
4.2 Average rating
750 Reviews
31,241 Students
82 Courses

I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.