Finance for Managers - Lecture 3 - Company and Stock Variations / Derivatives

Finance for Managers - Lecture 3 - Company and Stock Variations / Derivatives

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Updated Oct 24, 2019

Course Overview

This is an overview of the entire subject, spanning 5 lectures/modules. Each module will relate to varying components of the whole subject overview.

This unit introduces students to the fundamentals of corporate finance viewed from the perspective of the business manager. It aims at imparting students with a managerial and analytical level understanding on topics such as time value of money, present value, future value, discounted cash flow, annuities, efficient market hypothesis, capital asset pricing model, portfolio theory, stock, options, future and derivative contracts, capital structure, weighted average costs of capital, capital budgeting techniques, and financial ratio analysis. This subject also covers company enterprise valuation method, stock valuation, fundamental and technical analysis, option valuation and pricing- numerical and Black-Scholes, financial forecasting, co-integration, random walk, seasonality, smoothing and errors. This subject concludes with the introduction survey and research method.

Learning Objectives

This course will allow you to comprehensively understand:

  • Company and Stocks Valuations
  • Valuation (of Enterprises / Companies / Projects)
  • DCF Method – Company Enterprise Value
  • Calculation of the Free Cash Flow
  • Common Stock Valuation
  • Derivatives – Options & Future Contracts
  • Futures Contracts
  • Call Option