Corporate Finance Principles

Corporate Finance Principles
Executive Finance is hands-on, experiential-based thought leadership lab for financial professionals. ?Executive Finance curates the best ideas they can find, then tests these ideas with companies to develop tools, methodologies, and executive development courses. ?Their partners work in finance as executives, corporate directors, educators, speakers, and authors – many times simultaneously, which makes for rich content and stories. In general, Executive Finance’s on-demand courses focus on developing financial professionals to become financial executives; they also offer courses for newer financial professionals in areas such as ethics, financial analysis, and corporate finance.

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This course will takes a practical approach to considering how finance theory is applied in the world of corporate finance. Learn the principles that underpin corporate finance and walk away with a deeper appreciation of how and when we use finance to making different types of decisions based on financial analysis. Whether you are aspiring for a career in finance or looking to round out your appreciation of the financial concepts, this course is designed to cover off such topics as financial analysis, forecasting, present value, future value, rate of return, use of debt leverage, and risk management, including derivative instruments.


  • Describe what financial analysis is and how it used in corporate finance. 
  • Describe the cash forecast and its uses for valuation and capital budgeting decisions. 
  • Calculate present value of future streams of cash flow with various profiles. 
  • Calculate future value of assets and businesses with varying profiles. 
  • Estimate the cost of debt and equity capital. 
  • Describe the concept of financial leverage and optimal capital structure. 
  • Discuss financial risk management tools and techniques. 
  • Identify where finance theory is applied in the workplace. 

Course Leader/s
Blair Cook, CPA, CA, CPA (ill), MBA

CPD- 1.5 hours 

4/1/2022 - 3/31/2023 11:59 PM