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About

This Corporate Finance II - Financing Investments and Managing Risk offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois is part of the Financial Management Specialization.

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Overview

In this Corporate Finance II - Financing Investments and Managing Risk offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois you will learn how companies decide on how much debt to take, and whether to raise capital from markets or from banks. You will also learn how to measure and manage credit risk and how to deal with financial distress. You will discuss the mechanics of dividends and share repurchases, and how to choose the best way to return cash to investors. 

You will also learn how to use derivatives and liquidity management to offset specific sources of financial risk, including currency risks. Finally, You will learn how companies finance merger and acquisition decisions, including leveraged buyouts, and how to incorporate large changes in leverage in standard valuation models.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how companies make financing, payout and risk management decisions that create value
  • Measure the effects of leverage on profitability, risk, and valuation
  • Manage credit risk and financial distress using appropriate financial tools
  • Understand the links between payout policies and company performance
  • Use derivatives and liquidity management to offset financial risks
  • Pick an appropriate financing package for an M&A or leveraged buyout deal

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Raising Financing: The Capital Structure Decision
  • Understanding Debt Financing and Payout Policy
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Management of Acquisitions and R&D

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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    Free
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  • National

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

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