Corporate Finance: Techniques & Valuation Models

  • Duration 07h
  • Last Update August 21, 2021

About Course

Corporate finance is an area of finance that focuses on the financing and value of corporations including capital allocation, asset financing, and increasing value for shareholders. Functions of corporate finance include obtaining funds through the issuance of securities, managing capital, analysis of potential mergers and acquisitions, and determining dividends paid to shareholders. The ultimate goal of the corporate financial manager is to maximize the value of the firm.


The study of corporate finance centers on learning the key concepts for evaluating investment opportunities.

Understanding how to calculate the return on investment for a project, how to value stocks and bonds, and how to determine the value of an asset are essential parts of the corporate finance role.

Expand your financial education with this course designed to introduce you to the field and teach the fundamentals of finance such as the time value of money, the cost of capital, capital budgeting, and valuation techniques.


Interested in a career in corporate finance?

Looking to move up the ladder at your current job?

Want to learn finance practically through MS Excel?

This course will give an insight into all the key concepts you need for a high-powered career in investment banking, equity research, private equity, corporate development, financial planning & analysis (FP&A), financial modeling, and much more.

What Will I Learn?

  • Time Value of Money
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Cost of Capital
  • Equity Valuation

Topics for this course

34 Lessons07h

Time Value of Money

Introduction to TVM00:04:51
Basis of Time value of Money00:08:01
Why Value of money changes?00:06:40
Future Value00:10:33
Present Value00:09:20
Frequency of Compounding00:05:41
Quarterly Compounding00:09:06
Monthly Compounding00:04:08
Nominal vs Effective Rate00:23:37
Computation of Annuity Payment00:05:33
Computation of Tenor & Rate of Return00:21:53
PV of a Series of Cashflows & Effective rate practical00:12:27

Capital Budgeting

Cost of Capital

Equity Valuation

About the instructor

CA Kuldeep Sharma


Kuldeep is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He is experienced in the field of project financing and financial analysis for over 8 years. He has been working in the Commercial Business Banking division of a reputed bank managing an asset portfolio of over INR 3000 million to his credit. He also teaches Financial Modelling & Valuation, Project Financing, Financial Statement Analysis, Corporate Finance etc. He's been a mentor to numerous students both offline and online. He has been into teaching for over a decade which is very well reflected in his teaching style. Experienced in Banking and Financial services, his work exposure includes financial modeling, financial analysis, financing green-field projects, working capital finance, corporate debt-restructuring, strategic debt-restructuring, loan documentation, exposure to various loan products, LCs & BGs and similar activities. In his spare time, he likes cruising across the hills on his Royal Enfield somewhere in the North-Eastern region of India.
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Material Includes

  • 34 videos
  • 7+ hours
  • Supplementary downloadable material


  • Basic Excel knowledge

Target Audience

  • This course is perfect for anyone currently in or looking for a career in investment banking, equity research, private equity, corporate development, finance, and accounting.
  • This course is an excellent primer for beginners and a great refresher for advanced practitioners.