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
6 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
10 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
Take 3 out of 9 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
This course was very educative and engaging. I have come out more learned on the general overview of corporate finance and the prospective career paths attached to the subject matter. I will definitely be referring to friends.
The course provides a simplified module for first time learners to have a grasp of what Corporate Finance entails. The manner in which the course is structured really helped me as a person to be able to follow the course with ease. Thank you for this great platform.
I recommend the program to those who want to venture on the corporate world. This program provides the basic understanding to corporate finance and is a one step forward to climbing up the corporate ladder. Thank you Corporate Finance Institute (CFI).
This is really the best program from anyone wanting to learn about Finance.
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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.