Business Valuation Fundamentals

[Level 2] Learn to value a business based on "multiples" and a DCF model
  • 80 Videos
  • 12 Quizzes
  • 4 Downloads
  • 4.0 hrs

Course Curriculum

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Course description

This four part course provides participants with the skills needed to do a basic business valuation. This valuation module series will be particularly valuable to those who are new to business valuation and are looking for a high-level yet thorough introduction to valuation fundamentals.


Part 1 - Valuation using equity multiples
In this first module we explore how to calculate various equity multiples, understand the drivers of equity multiples and value a business using equity multiples. This module incorporates sophisticated search and navigation tools that allow you to go at your own pace while pop quizzes get you to test what you've just learnt.

  • Calculate and analyze valuation multiples
  • Appreciate the drivers of equity multiples
  • Value a company using equity multiples from comparable public companies and precedent transactions

Part 2 – Valuation using EV multiples
In this second module we learn how to calculate various enterprise value multiples, understand the drivers of these multiples and value a business using EV multiples. This module includes two hands-on case studies and solutions as well as a PDF valuation reference guide that can be used while taking the course and downloaded to your computer for future reference.

  • Calculate various enterprise value multiples
  • Understand the drivers of EV multiples
  • Value a business using enterprise value multiples

Part 3 – Valuing a business using discounted cash flows 
In this third module we learn how to value a business using discounted cash flow techniques. This module includes two Excel-based case studies and solutions as well as a PDF valuation reference guide that can be used while taking the course and downloaded to your computer for future reference.

  • Value a business using a two stage DCF valuation model
  • Calculate free cash flows to the firm and to equity
  • Outline the main drivers of free cash flows
  • Identify what DCF discount rate to use

Part 4 – Determining the cost of capital
In this fourth module we learn how to calculate the cost of equity, cost of debt and the weighted average cost of capital. This module includes two hands-on case studies and solutions as well as a PDF valuation reference guide that can be used while taking the course and downloaded to your computer for future reference.

  • Calculate the cost of equity funding
  • Calculate the cost of debt funding
  • Calculate an organization's weighted average cost of capital (WACC)






Reviews (12)

Business Valuation

by Teka Derick Tikum
Excellent valuation techniques. I don't regret going through this course to discover the in-depth practicality on how to value Companies. Thanks for this course.

Excellent

by Richard Hastings
Otherwise tricky concepts communicated in a very simple and easy to understand (but highly effective) way.
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by ARTURO SOSA CUERVO

Business Valuation

by Teka Derick Tikum
Excellent valuation techniques. I don't regret going through this course to discover the in-depth practicality on how to value Companies. Thanks for this course.

by brian millen

by Blessing Lawal

Excellent

by Richard Hastings
Otherwise tricky concepts communicated in a very simple and easy to understand (but highly effective) way.

by Vincent Lauro

by Aarav Singh

by barbara arnold

by Cara Nowen

GOOD

by Rustom Rupand

by Jared Blum

Multiples explained clearly

by Rajat Kumar
This course provides a good overview of comps and precedents, how to pick relevant ones and how to adjust them for growth, margins etc. Easy to follow and very well explained, thank you!