Mastering Capital Allocation as a Business Leader
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Mastering Capital Allocation as a Business Leader

This course takes a compelling look at how to master capital allocation to create shareholder value.
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Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Define what is capital allocation and identify the relevant tools.
  • Identify and evaluate sources of cash generated by the business.
  • Integrate financing strategy with capital allocation to preserve flexibility and maximize returns.
  • Evaluate uses of surplus cash to pay dividends and/or repurchase shares.
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Requirements
  • Exposure to corporate finance.
  • No advanced preparation is needed for this course.
Description

CEOs, CFOs and Boards are ultimately measured on their record of generating returns for their shareholders, and the single most important determinant of shareholder returns is capital allocation. This course takes a compelling look at how to master capital allocation to create shareholder value and competitive advantages for your organization.

This course covers:

  • How capital allocation can be used to supersize shareholder returns
  • How to define capital allocation and evaluate cap allocation decisions
  • Operating sources of cash
  • Investment of capital
  • Cash raised from financing
  • Dividends and repurchases

We also take a look at the six traits of highly successful CEOs, such as Jack Welch and Warren Buffet, who have proven to be masters of capital allocation over decades of creating astounding results for their shareholders.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in finance or related fields.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:50:41
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Introduction
8 Lectures 01:50:36


Operating sources of cash for allocation
05:57

Investment of capital
08:20

Cash raised from financing
05:34

Dividend and stock repurchases
13:29

Six common traits of master capital allocators
03:33

Mastering the Capital Allocation Process as a Business Leader Continuous Play
55:17
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:05
Slides: Mastering the Capital Allocation Process as a Business Leader
00:02

Mastering the Capital Allocation Process as a Business Leader Glossary/Index
00:02
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00
Review Questions
5 questions

FINAL EXAM
8 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
4.3 Average rating
75 Reviews
695 Students
175 Courses
Condensed and Efficient Courses for Busy Professionals

Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.

Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.

Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.

Blair Cook (Illumeo)
4.5 Average rating
22 Reviews
178 Students
21 Courses

A financial executive and corporate director with a broad base of experience working as a financial leader, catalyst, operator and steward in a number of public and private companies operating in a broad array of industries, with a deep background as a financial, consulting, and accounting educator providing professional development services to Big 4 Public Accounting Firms, universities, and professional institutes.

Specialties:Leadership, finance, accounting, mergers and acquisitions, auditing, instructional design, facilitation and instruction, authoring, decision analysis