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Business / Accounting & Finance

Introduction to Accounting, Finance, Modeling and Valuation

Learn Finance & Accounting from Scratch by an Award Winning MBA Professor, Ivy Grad, worked @ Goldman & VC

Description

This course will help you understand accounting, finance, financial modeling and valuation from scratch (no prior accounting, finance, modeling or valuation experience is required). 


Professor Chris Haroun has been profiled in Forbes Magazine and Business Insider and has raised and managed over $1bn in his finance career. He loves teaching students about real world practical concepts with no theory. 


Professor Haroun has more than 20 years of finance analyst experience in several different finance sectors, including 5 years at Goldman Sachs, 8 years in the hedge fund industry at firms that include hedge fund giant Citadel and his own firm, 7 years in the venture capital industry (a venture firm he started had a private investment years ago in Facebook) and 4 years in the finance/tech industry at Accenture where he worked on the merger of Bank of America and Nations Bank as well as setting up an offshore bank for the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. 


His finance work experience has been all over the world in countries that include the United States, England, Scotland, Canada, Japan, China, India and France. He has taught students in more that 160 countries and he is a well known business author of many books. 


His popular business book: '101 Crucial Lessons They Don't Teach You in Business School' was written up in Forbes Magazine as "1 of 6 books that all entrepreneurs need to read right now." Professor Haroun also has an MBA from Columbia University where he majored in Finance. After taking this course, students will understand how accounting, finance, modeling and valuation works.

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Curriculum

  • Course Introduction
    Course Introduction & Who is this Course For?
    3:44
  • Accounting Part 1 of 3: Income Statement Analysis
    Why is the Income Statement Important and How Can It Help You Achieve Your Goals
    1:54
    Income Statement Explanation
    3:58
    DOWNLOAD the Income Statement Example and Exercise
    Income Statement Example and Analysis
    8:49
    Income Statement Analysis Exercise
    1:08
    Income Statement Analysis Exercise Answers Explanations
    2:58
  • Accounting Part 2 of 3: Balance Sheet Analysis
    Why is the Balance Sheet Important and How Can It Help You Achieve Your Goals
    1:12
    Balance Sheet Explanation
    2:05
    DOWNLOAD the Balance Sheet Example and Exercise
    Balance Sheet Example and Analysis
    8:40
    Balance Sheet Analysis Exercise
    1:00
    Balance Sheet Analysis Exercise Answer Explanations
    2:40
  • Accounting Part 3 of 3: Cash Flow Statement Analysis
    Why is the Cash Flow Statement Important+How Can It Help You Achieve Your Goals
    1:26
    Cash Flow Statement Explanation
    2:09
    DOWNLOAD the Cash Flow Example and Exercise
    Cash Flow Statement Example and Analysis
    6:35
    Cash Flow Statement Analysis Exercise
    0:35
    Cash Flow Statement Exercise Answer Explanations
    2:09
    Financial Statement Analysis Conclusion (How All 3 Statements Are Related)
    2:18
  • Financial Modeling Part 1 of 4: Introduction and Best Practices
    Why is Financial Modeling Important & How Can It Help You Achieve Your Goals
    2:05
    Financial Modeling Best Practices
    5:14
    DOWNLOAD a PDF of Modeling and Valuation Best Practices
  • Financial Modeling Part 2 of 4: Where Do I Get Historical Data From?
    Why is Investor Relations+SEC.Gov Important & How Can It Help Me Build Models
    1:47
    Introduction to Investor Relations (A Great Model Data Source)
    11:02
    Introduction to SEC.gov (Another Great Model Data Source)
    7:08
    Yahoo Finance (Another Great Model Data Source)
    5:29
    What is the Quarterly Earnings Call and Why Is It Important for Modeling Purposes
    4:36
  • Financial Modeling Part 3 of 4: Case Study: Building a Model for LinkedIn
    Case Study Introduction and What You Will Learn in this Section
    1:56
    Qualitative Analysis of LinkedIn
    2:23
    What is the Total Addressable Market for LinkedIn and Why is this Important
    6:11
    LinkedIn Model Introduction
    4:16
    LinkedIn Model Discussion in More Detail (Historical Data Only)
    17:48
    Forecasting the LinkedIn Model
    16:35
  • Financial Modeling Part 4 of 4: Financial Model Exercise
    Financial Modeling Exercises Introduction
    0:52
    DOWNLOAD the Financial Model Exercise
    Financial Model Exercise
    3:34
    Financial Modeling Exercise Explanation
    10:10
  • Valuation Part 1 of 6: Introduction and Best Practices
    Introduction to Valuation
    1:19
    More Detail on Growth Versus Value and Price to Earnings + Price to Revenue + DCF Overview
    4:22
  • Valuation Part 2 of 6: Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
    What is DCF, Why is it Important and How Does it Work
    6:18
    Calculating the Terminal Value
    2:43
    Calculating the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
    6:24
    DCF Example
    7:46
    DOWNLOAD the DCF Exercise
    DCF Exercise
    1:58
    DCF Exercise Answer Explanations Part 1 of 2
    19:29
    DCF Exercise Answer Explanations Part 2 of 2
    10:32
  • Valuation Part 3 of 6: Price to Revenue
    What is Price to Revenue and Why Do We Need to Base a Target Price on this Ratio
    2:12
    Price to Revenue Example
    1:45
    DOWNLOAD the Price to Revenue Exercise
    Price to Revenue Exercise Answer Explanations
    5:14
  • Valuation Part 4 of 6: Price to Earnings & Additional Valuation Methodologies
    Introduction to Price to Earnings and Why it Matters
    2:49
    Price to Earnings Example
    2:30
    DOWNLOAD the Price to Earnings Exercise
    Price to Earnings Exercise Answer Explanations
    5:45
    Additional Valuation Methodologies
    1:40
  • Valuation Part 5 of 6: Final Target Price Calculation & "TAM Sanity Check"
    Our Final Target Price Calculation
    0:32
  • Valuation Part 6 of 6: Valuation Part 6 of 6 Comparing TAM to the Target Price
    Using the TAM to Verify How Realistic Our Target Price Is
    1:08
  • Assessing Financials with Formulas
    Introduction to Formulas
    0:39
    Amazing Formulas to Assess Financials
    7:31
    DOWNLOAD the Exercise on Using Formulas
    Discussion of the Answers to the Formulas Exercise
    10:25
  • Course Conclusion
    Course Conclusion
    2:01

Skills

  • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
  • Financial Modeling
  • Financial Statement Analysis

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