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Basics of Business Finance

Basic Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Using Excel to build Financials
Instructor:
Binny Mathews
5,585 students enrolled
English [Auto]
Learn fundamentals of a business and financial analysis
Become literate in Corporate Finance topics to help your job and MBA interviews
Save time and money by learning through self-paced online sessions
Learn Basic Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Using Excel to build Financials

How will this Certificate benefit you

  • Wall Street Investment Bankers will teach you the fundamentals of a business and financial analysis
  • Become literate in Corporate Finance topics to help your job and MBA interviews
  • Save time and money by learning through self-paced online sessions


What Jobs does this Certificate prepare you for

If you are a Working Professional or College Student, interested in one of the following careers, then this course will teach you the basics – Investment Banking, Business Consulting, Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Equity Research, Corporate Banking, Private Equity, Credit Research, Ratings and Risk Management.


How will you learn

100% Online self-paced course that you can watch from anywhere, any number of times

23 online videos  – 4 hours of content that can be completed in 1 week


Course Contents

1. Introduction to Investment Banking

  • Lifecycle of a company
  • Why Corporate Finance

2. The Company and its financial statements

  • Revenue & Gross Margin
  • Operating Expense & Net Income
  • Gross & Net Margin Explained
  • Advanced Income Statement
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Expense Recognition
  • Analyzing Dominos Income Statement – Revenue & Margins
  • Analyzing Dominos Income Statement – Debt & Interest
  • Balance Sheet Basics – Assets
  • Balance Sheet Basics – Liabilities & Net Worth
  • Financial Crisis of 2008
  • Dominos Pizza Balance Sheet
  • Analyzing Dominos Pizza's Balance Sheet
  • Double Entry Book-keeping
  • Working Capital and Debt / Equity Ratio and Return on Net Worth
  • Cash Flow Statement Basics
  • Building a Cash Flow Statement
  • Analyzing a Cash Flow Statement
  • Capex
  • Depreciation & Amortization
  • Taxes

Introduction to Business Finance

1
Lifecycle of a company
Learn why a company exists, how it goes about doing business and what decisions a company makes
2
Lifecycle of a company
3
Why Business Finance
Learn the role of Corporate Finance in professional decision making in a Company. Also learn how knowledge of Corporate Finance increases a company’s efficiency and profits. Learn the various roles that Investment Bankers play.
4
Why Business Finance

The Income Statement / Profit Loss Statement

1
Revenue & Gross Margin
Become familiar with the role of an Income Statement in a business. Understand all the information that is captured by an Income Statement and what decisions could be made by them.
2
Revenue & Gross Margin
3
Operating Expense & Net Income
How do you calculate margins in a business? Why do some businesses have higher margins? Get all these answers in this module!
4
Operating Expense & Net Income
5
Gross & Net Margin Explained
Why does Google have higher margins than Amazon? Is low margins a bad thing? Find out all these answers in this module.
6
Gross & Net Margin Explained
7
Advanced Income Statement
Understand what are the different revenue channels and expenses for Domino's. Make some recommendations for Dominos to grow faster. 
8
Advanced Income Statement
9
Revenue Recognition
Why isnt all revenue treated the same? Is all incoming cash considered as revenue – why or why not? Learn all about this in the lecture.
10
Revenue Recognition
11
Expense Recognition
Why is expense accounted for only after the service is done? Find out answers to these questions in this module. 
12
Expense Recognition
13
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Revenue & Margins
Discover the business behind those yummy pizzas you eat. Learn the business model behind running a world class pizza franchise.
14
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Revenue & Margins
15
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Debt & Interest
Learn if Dominos has debt, does it pay any interest, how are all these calculated
16
Analyzing Dominos Income Statement - Debt & Interest

The Balance Sheet

1
Balance Sheet Basics - Assets
What is a business worth? Why do companies and investors focus on the balance sheet. Learn all about it here in this module.
2
Balance Sheet Basics - Assets
3
Balance Sheet Basics - Liabilities & Net Worth
How does a business build its assets and liabilities. Check out these modules to learn this. 
4
Balance Sheet Basics - Liabilities & Net Worth
5
Financial Crisis of 2008
 We are probably living through one of the worst financial crashes of all time. How did this happen? Who is to blame?
6
Financial Crisis of 2008
7
Dominos Pizza Balance Sheet
Get behind the scenes and look at the balance sheet of a billion dollar  pizza company.
8
Dominos Pizza Balance Sheet
9
Analyzing Dominos Pizza's Balance Sheet
How much cash does Dominos have? Did they take a loan to grow the business? How much do they invest in their restaurants? Get all these answers in this module
10
Analyzing Dominos Pizza's Balance Sheet
11
Double Entry Book-keeping
Learn how to get a balance sheet to balance.
12
Double Entry Book-keeping
13
Working Capital and Debt / Equity Ratio and Return on Net Worth
How do you ensure that a Business has sufficient cash for day to day operations? How does a balance sheet balance? Lean all this is this module.
14
Working Capital and Debt / Equity Ratio and Return on Net Worth

The Cash Flow Statement

1
Cash Flow Statement Basics
Learn how cash is monitored by a company and how this statement connects the Balance Sheet with the Income Statement
2
Cash Flow Statement Basics
3
Building a Cash Flow Statement
Learn how to manage day to day cash in a large company.
4
Building a Cash Flow Statement
5
Analyzing a Cash Flow Statement
Learn how to analyze the health of a company from the cash flow statement.
6
Analyzing a Cash Flow Statement
7
Capex
Learn why not all expenses are included in the income statement. Some expenses are kept in the balance sheet.
8
Capex
9
Depreciation & Amortization

Why is buying equipment for a company not treated as an expense? Why is R&D expense not treated as expense in the current year? Learn all these in this module.

10
Depreciation & Amortization
11
Taxes
How do companies pay taxes and qualify for tax benefits. Learn about that in this module. 
12
Taxes

Conclusion

1
Summary
Walks you over the different topics covered in the course.
You can view and review the lecture materials indefinitely, like an on-demand channel.
Definitely! If you have an internet connection, courses on Udemy are available on any device at any time. If you don't have an internet connection, some instructors also let their students download course lectures. That's up to the instructor though, so make sure you get on their good side!
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