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Free Cash Flow Analysis

Learn how to use the free cash flow method for firm valuation and how to compute and project free cash flows.

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Starts Oct 22
Ends Dec 31
Starts Jan 1, 2022
Estimated 5 weeks
3–4 hours per week
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About this course

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In this course, learners will begin to apply the lessons and concepts from Introduction to Corporate Finance as they begin to discuss basics of firm valuation.

Follow Professor Wolfenzon's lead to learn how the free cash flow method is applied to value firms. You will also learn about valuation using multiples. Throughout the course, you will learn how to construct Excel models to value firms by completing hands on activities.

At a glance

  • Institution: ColumbiaX
  • Subject: Business & Management
  • Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites:

    Students must be familiar with basic concepts of Accounting; basic skills in Microsoft Excel (or equivalent); Students should have completed Introduction to Corporate Finance.

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
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What you'll learn

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  • How to value a firm using the Enterprise Discounted Cash Flow Method
  • Project a firm's cash flows
  • Calculate residual value
  • How to value a firm using multiples

Week 1: Firm Valuation Framework

Week 2: Calculation of Free Cash Flows

Week 3: Financial Ratios and Projection of Free Cash Flows

Week 4: Residual Value and Valuation Using Multiples

Week 5: Putting it All Together: Valuation Case Study

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