Corporate finance course overview
Interested in a career in corporate finance? Looking to move up the ladder at your current job? This introduction to corporate finance course will give an overview of 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), treasury, and much more.
Introduction to corporate finance curriculum
Our Corporate Finance 101 Course will teach you the fundamentals: who the key players in the capital markets are, what the capital raising process looks like, the main business valuation techniques, types of valuation multiples, how to structure a deal, how to finance an acquisition, types of debt securities, types of equity securities, and an overview of career paths as well as how to prepare for interviews. Learn the fundamentals of corporate finance.
What will I learn in this corporate finance course?
This free corporate finance course will teach you about:
- The players are in the capital markets
- Funding lifecycles
- Business valuation methods
- The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process
- Equity capital raising
- Debt capital raising
- Corporate finance career paths
Who should take this corporate finance class?
This free corporate finance class is perfect for anyone with a career in investment banking, equity research, private equity, corporate development, finance, and accounting. The course is an excellent primer for beginners or a great refresher for more advanced practitioners.
About the Corporate Finance Institute®
CFI is a leading provider of online courses and certifications for careers in investment banking, equity research, corporate development, and other areas of corporate finance. CFI students come from a wide range of prestigious institutions that include: Wharton, Harvard, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Amazon, BlackRock, KPMG, IBM, and more. Thank you for taking CFI's free course on corporate finance.
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Path to Certification
7 courses from beginning to intermediate level.01Optional
9 courses from beginning to intermediate level.02Required
Take 3 out of 7 courses at an advanced level.03Required
Submit your FMVA®️ checklist and order your certificate.04Required
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Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05Optional
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FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification
Become a Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® by completing all required courses in accounting, finance, modeling, Excel, presentations, and strategy. From beginner to advanced courses you will have the complete training you need to become a world-class financial analyst.