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Learn Finance & Accounting from Scratch by an Award Winning MBA Professor, Ivy Grad, worked @ Goldman & VC with this Introduction to Finance, Accounting, Modeling and Valuation Course offered by Udemy.

About

After taking this Introduction to Finance, Accounting, Modeling and Valuation Course offered by Udemy you will understand how to create, analyze and forecast an income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. 

By the end of this course you will also know how to value companies using several different valuation methodologies that I have used during my Wall Street career so you can come up with target prices for the companies that you are analyzing.

By the end of this course you will also know how to analyze financial statements using many different financial ratios/formulas that I have used in my hedge fund, Goldman Sachs and venture capital career.

What you'll learn

  • #1 Best Selling Accounting Course on Udemy (Learn Finance and Accounting the Easy Way)!​
  • Analyze and understand an income statement (even if you have no experience with income statements).
  • Analyze and understand a balance sheet (even if you have no experience with balance sheets).
  • Analyze and understand a cash flow statement (even if you have no experience with cash flow statements).
  • Understand and use modeling best practices so you can create financial models.
  • Know where to get data in order to build a financial model (in depth understanding of identifying and using/navigating the best free websites and sources to build your financial model)!
  • Create a financial model (projecting the future) for an income statement.
  • Create a financial model (projecting the future) for a balance sheet.
  • Create a financial model (projecting the future) for a cash flow statement.
  • Understand valuation best practices so you can create target prices based on your financial models.
  • How to use Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and how to create the Weighted Average Cost of Capital and Terminal values in order to pick target prices.
  • How to use P/E in order to pick target prices.
  • How to use P/R in order to pick target prices.
  • Other valuation methodologies, including EV/Sales, EV/EBITDA, P/B, EV/FCF, etc.
  • Come up with a target price based on an average of several different valuation methodologies.
  • Analyze the total addressable market for a company you are doing research on.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 days
    • Duration description
      4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Course Introduction
  • Accounting Part 1 of 3: Income Statement Analysis
  • Accounting Part 2 of 3: Balance Sheet Analysis
  • Accounting Part 3 of 3: Cash Flow Statement Analysis
  • Financial Modeling Part 1 of 4: Introduction and Best Practices
  • Financial Modeling Part 2 of 4: Where Do I Get Historical Data From?
  • Financial Modeling Part 3 of 4: Case Study: Building a Model for LinkedIn
  • Financial Modeling Part 4 of 4: Financial Model Exercise
  • Valuation Part 1 of 6: Introduction and Best Practices
  • Valuation Part 2 of 6: Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
  • Valuation Part 3 of 6: Price to Revenue
  • Valuation Part 4 of 6: Price to Earnings & Additional Valuation Methodologies
  • Valuation Part 5 of 6: Final Target Price Calculation & "TAM Sanity Check"
  • Valuation Part 6 of 6: Valuation Part 6 of 6 Comparing TAM to the Target Price
  • Assessing Financials with Formulas
  • Course Conclusion
  • Bonus Materials

Audience

  • Anyone interested in how accounting works (no prior accounting experience is needed).
  • Anyone interested in how finance works (no prior finance experience is needed).
  • Anyone interested in how modeling works (no prior modeling experience is needed).
  • Anyone interested in how valuation works (no prior valuation experience is needed).
  • Anyone interested in how financial ratios works

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • You don’t need to have any accounting or finance experience as we will cover all of the concepts from scratch. 
  • A requirement is that you have access to and a very basic understanding of how to use Microsoft Excel as we will use Microsoft Excel in the course as we will be analyzing and creating a Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement. 
  • We will also learn how to create the following from scratch using Microsoft Excel: financial models so we can come up with target prices using Discounted Cash Flow, the Weighted Average Cost of Capital, Price to Earnings, Price to Revenue, etc. – again all from scratch (assuming you have no or some accounting/finance knowledge).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • EU/EEA

    200 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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Funding

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