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Learn how to use free cash flow modeling with this Mergers and Acquisitions - Free Cash Flow Modeling course offered by FutureLearn in partnership with the New York Institute of Finance!

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Overview

This course looks at how to use free cash flow concepts to analyse and evaluate corporate performance in order to make better capital budgeting and acquisition decisions.

You’ll get an introduction to free cash flow and its components and learn about cost of capital. You’ll also look at how free cash flow can be used in acquisitions, and explore some common implementation issues.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the Mergers and Acquisitions - Free Cash Flow Modeling course offered by FutureLearn in partnership with the New York Institute of Finance, you'll be able to:

  • Investigate how to develop a Free Cash Flow approach to Incentive Compensation
  • Compare the relationship between Free Cash Flow and Economic Value Added Value Acquisitions using Free Cash Flow
  • Identify the steps to use Free Cash Flow for Capital Budgeting Decisions
  • Describe the steps to calculate Cost of Capital
  • Explain the Drivers of Free Cash Flow
  • Compare Free Cash Flow to Net Income
  • Identify Free Cash Flow from Accounting Data

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • Week 1 - Free Cash Flow

Free cash flow components and the objective of the firm

  • Week 2 - Capital and Modified Free Cash Flow

The cost of capital, capital budgeting using free cash flow, and modified free cash flow

  • Week 3 - Evaluating & Integrating Acquisitions

Using free cash flow to evaluate acquisition opportunities, and the integration of acquisitions and its issues

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced
  • No Attendance
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This course is ideal for financial analysts and associates. It is also suitable for directors and managers who have transitioned, or hope to transition, to mergers and acquisitions from other areas, such as equities or fixed income.
  • To get the most from this course you will need a good knowledge of financial analysis and MS Excel.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    339 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 339 USD for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    339 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 339 USD for the full programme during 21 days.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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