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 curriculumOur 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
This course will also show you an overview of career paths as well as teach you 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:
- Different players in capital markets
- Funding lifecycles
- Business valuation methods
- Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) processes
- 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 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.
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.
What You'll Learn
Path to Certification
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
11 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
Take 3 out of 10 courses at an advanced level.03Required
Submit your FMVA®️ checklist and order your certificate.04Required
Join Our Community
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05Optional
How the Certification Works
What Our Students Say
The course approach was very simple, direct and easy to understand. The end of modules test questions were very helpful to understanding each module better.
I have found this course very useful, engaging, and well designed. Thank you, CFI!
I highly recommend this course as review of topics before taking required courses on the FMVA.
The course gives an overall idea about corporate finance in a concise yet comprehensive manner.
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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.