Introduction to Corporate Finance

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Overview

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 

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.

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Introduction to Corporate Finance

Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification
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  • All 32 FMVA® courses
  • Skills Learned Financial Modeling and Valuation, Sensitivity Analysis, Strategy
  • Career Prep Investment Banking and Equity Research, FP&A, Corporate Development
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Path To Certification

Prerequisite Courses

8 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

01Optional

Core Courses

12 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

02Required

Elective Courses

Take 3 out of 13 courses at an advanced level.

03Required

Get Certified

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

FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the financial analyst program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
Students must complete all core and elective courses (14 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified FMVA Certification will be emailed to you.

What Our Students Say


Good

Suraj Pawar

An excellent intro
It's very succinct and straightforward! I really learned a lot! Thanks to the CFI team! Kudos guys!

Omotayo Habeeb


Excellent Exam

Shankar Sangnod

More than just introduction
This course is not only just the introduction of corporate finance but also it touches a broad range of advanced topics of corporate finance. I really liked this course, and definitely recommend it to everyone.

Akash Paul

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