Financial Analysis and Valuation

4.8
7 opinions
  • The Financial Analysis and Valuation Program provided me with useful insights which will enable me to serve my clients in a better manner.
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  • Great course with a lot of insights and great advice from professor Nissim's experience.
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  • Columbia Business School is a good choice, especially for those looking for a job in the financial world. The possibility of a huge networking is one of the main advantages of this centre.
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In New York City (USA)

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  • Location

    New york city (USA)

Description

Creating value is the central task for any executive. To generate value, managers need to be able to assess the financial impact of their decisions, which in turn requires an understanding of financial analysis techniques and valuation methods. Financial Analysis and Valuation for Strategic Decision Making will help you evaluate the financial consequences of business decisions and how to value companies, businesses, and projects.


Please note that this program requires a basic understanding of the following:


-Financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement
-How accrual accounting differs from cash accounting, including revenue recognition (realization principle), expense recognition (matching principle), and the basic principles of asset and liability recognition and measurement
-Time value of money and present value calculations


These concepts, above, are covered in Columbia Business School Executive Education program Finance and Accounting for the Non-financial Executive. Participants will receive pre-course material that covers these concepts.

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Location

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New York City (USA)
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3022 Broadway, NY 10027

Starts

21 Sep 2020Now taking bookings
07 Dec 2020Now taking bookings

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Opinions

5.0
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  • The Financial Analysis and Valuation Program provided me with useful insights which will enable me to serve my clients in a better manner.
    |
  • Great course with a lot of insights and great advice from professor Nissim's experience.
    |
  • Columbia Business School is a good choice, especially for those looking for a job in the financial world. The possibility of a huge networking is one of the main advantages of this centre.
    |
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4.8
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Course rating

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Centre rating

Christopher Palm

5.0
01/04/2019
About the course: The Financial Analysis and Valuation Program provided me with useful insights which will enable me to serve my clients in a better manner.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Cesar Renzi

4.5
01/04/2019
About the course: Great course with a lot of insights and great advice from professor Nissim's experience.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Former student

5.0
31/03/2019
About the course: Columbia Business School is a good choice, especially for those looking for a job in the financial world. The possibility of a huge networking is one of the main advantages of this centre.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Lisa Fu

5.0
30/03/2019
About the course: In depth and comprehensive study on financial analysis and valuation, thought-provoking and extensive examples to illustrate complex financial ideas.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Upoma Dutta

4.5
30/03/2019
About the course: The program provided a solid set of tools and knowledge to help us value different business venture and understand the different interaction of producing financial analysis. I have definitely levered a lot of ground in just 3 days.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Jovan Rivera Segura

5.0
29/03/2019
About the course: The course provides a comprehensive analytical framework to conduct valuation of business based on 'identification' of value drivers and an adequate and easy way to implement it. Decomposition and re-expression of financial statements when estimating the...
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

Rick Table

4.5
29/03/2019
About the course: The best school of the business world. Many opportunities and the smartest students.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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2019

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The average rating is higher than 3.7

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Cash Flow
  • Decision Making
  • Executive
  • Strategic Finance
  • Financial
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Training
  • Financial Analysis
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Decision Making
  • Cash Flow
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Strategic Leadership

Course programme

Program Structure


This three-day program is comprised of class lectures in which concepts will be developed and explained, with an emphasis on implementation. Participants will receive excel workbooks containing valuation models and various financial analysis tools and use them to solve real-world exercises. The class notes, excel workbooks and, most importantly, knowledge acquired in the program will provide participants with the tool kit needed for conducting financial analysis and valuation.

During Financial Analysis and Valuation for Strategic Decision Making, participants will explore the following topics:

Financial reporting

  • Primary financial statements
  • Secondary financial statements
  • The relationships among the different financial statements
  • Other disclosures like notes, MD&A, risk factors, and market risk
  • Underlying accounting concepts
  • Limitations and distortions of the financial statements, and implications for financial analysis and valuation
  • Summary of line-specific GAAP and differences relative to IFRS
  • Earnings management
Ratio analysis


  • Reformulated financial statements
  • Profitability
  • Earnings quality
  • Growth prospects
  • Risks and exposures

Relative valuation


  • Basics of relative valuation
  • Uses of relative valuation
  • Linking price multiples to fundamentals
  • Implementing relative valuation
  • Conditional price multiples
  • Time-series versus cross-sectional analysis

DCF valuation


  • Basics of fundamental valuation
  • The discounted cash flow (DCF) model for equity valuation
  • Template for DCF valuation
  • Forecasting Free Cash Flow (FCF)
  • Steady-state ratios
  • Weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • Terminal value
  • From DCF value to value per share
  • Sensitivity and scenario analyses
  • Implementing DCF: Examples, settings, and extensions
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