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Corporate Finance - A Brief Introduction

Learn the basics of Corporate Finance! We will cover the time value of money and capital budgeting. Enjoy!
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Last updated 3/2016
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

Do you want to improve your financial literacy?

Do you want to understand the basic finance terms like Time Value of Money, Net Present Value and Modern Portfolio Theory?

Do you want a class where you do the problems with the professor?

This class is for you!

We will help you get a strong foundation for the Time Value of Money. We will create a loan amortization schedule together as well!

You will learn how to use Excel/Google Sheets to calculate the Net Present Value of capital projects.

I am a Chartered Financial Analyst and I have included course material from the CFA Level 1 Exam to help you understand what the test would be like.

I will be adding a section about Behavioral Finance and how to calculate how much you need for retirement using the Time Value of Money! Stay tuned!

Enjoy the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about the basics of finance
  • Anyone who wants to improve their financial literacy
  • Anyone who wants to understand finance terms like Time Value of Money, Default Risk Premium, Net Present Value, Efficient Market Hypothesis and Modern Portfolio Theory
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What Will I Learn?
Understand the Time Value of Money
Understand and Calculate the Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return and Payback Period for Capital Budgeting
Calculate the Time Value of Money using Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets or by hand
Understand the 5 components of interest rates
Calculate the Future Value and Present Value of cash flows
Understand the difference between fixed and variable interest rates
Understand the basics of Modern Portfolio Theory
Understand the basics of the Efficient Market Hypothesis
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  • You may want a printer to print the handouts (pdf) and work the problems with me
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 17 Lectures Collapse All 17 Lectures 01:30:46
1 Lecture 01:21

An introduction to the class and what we will learn

Welcome to the class!
Interest Rates and LIBOR
5 Lectures 09:48

Introduction into the Time Value of Money

Time Value of Money Introduction

TVM Intro Quiz
1 question

Interest Rate Dynamics

Components of the Interest Rate

Understand LIBOR and how it is the benchmark for the Risk Free Rate


Understand the difference between variable and fixed interest rates

Variable and Fixed Interest Rates

Interest Rate Quiz
3 questions
Time Value of Money Problems - Print Handouts - By Hand
2 Lectures 11:23
Introduction to types of TVM problems

Calculate the Time Value of Money of cash flows.

Time Value of Money - Formula by hand
Time Value of Money - Print Handouts - Using Excel/Google Sheets
2 Lectures 18:16

Calculate the TVM of money using Excel or Google Sheets.

Time Value of Money in Excel/Google Sheets

Time Value of Money Examples - Individual Practice
Introduction to Capital Budgeting - Print Handout - NPV, IRR and Payback
2 Lectures 22:41

Learn about Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and Payback Period

Introduction to Capital Budgeting

Capital Budgeting - Individual Practice

Capital Budgeting Quiz
5 questions
Loan Amortization Schedule - Google Sheets
1 Lecture 09:17
Loan Amortization Lecture

Loan Amortization Quiz
1 question
Corporate Borrowers
1 Lecture 03:33
Other types of debt

Debt Quiz
1 question
Foreign Exchange Rates
1 Lecture 01:35
Calculating foreign exchange
Modern Financial Theory
1 Lecture 06:56
Foundation for Modern Financial Theory

Modern Financial Theory Quiz
2 questions
That's a Wrap! We're Done!
1 Lecture 05:56
Thank you! You are done!
About the Instructor
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Son loves finance and traveling. His lectures are about personal finance, hacking travel (via financial modalities) and accounting. He is a vagabond and is currently traveling the world. He loves to surf as well!

Son Han received his B.B.A. and Masters degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

On a personal note, Son volunteers with educational non-profits focusing on K-12 education. He will be living in Juba, South Sudan for the next year working with Medecins Sans Frontieres.

If you haven't felt it yet, Son loves to teach!

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