Essentials of Corporate Finance Capstone

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About this course: The Capstone Project is the final part of the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making MOOC Specialization. The Capstone is designed to allow students to bring together the skills acquired and knowledge gained over the preceding four courses of the Specialization by taking on the role of a financial analyst tasked with advising a wealthy private client on a significant strategic investment in a large listed firm operating across the globe. View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/j9fqv25

Who is this class for: Learners who want an opportunity to integrate the skills developed over the Essentials of Corporate Finance specializ…

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When you enroll for courses through Coursera you get to choose for a paid plan or for a free plan

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About this course: The Capstone Project is the final part of the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making MOOC Specialization. The Capstone is designed to allow students to bring together the skills acquired and knowledge gained over the preceding four courses of the Specialization by taking on the role of a financial analyst tasked with advising a wealthy private client on a significant strategic investment in a large listed firm operating across the globe. View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/j9fqv25

Who is this class for: Learners who want an opportunity to integrate the skills developed over the Essentials of Corporate Finance specialization into a practical project that replicates the process followed by a professional investment analyst in evaluating data to develop and assess an investment proposal.

Created by:  The University of Melbourne
  • Taught by:  Paul Kofman, Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics

    Sidney Myer Chair of Commerce
  • Taught by:  Sean Pinder, Associate Professor

    Faculty of Business and Economics
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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Week 1: Financial Analysis



Get started this week by familiarizing yourself with the sorts of tasks you will need to undertake in order to successfully complete this Capstone, as well as your learning journey in the Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization. You will be assuming the role of Jess, a financial analyst based in China and working for UOM Bank; a large international investment bank. You are in a team with another analyst, Sean, headed by a senior manager, Paul and your client is thinking about making a very large strategic investment.


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  1. Video: Capstone Preview Video
  2. Reading: Start of Course Survey
  3. Reading: About this Capstone
  4. Video: Week 1 Video Conference Call (4:20)
  5. Reading: Resources
  6. Reading: Social Media
  7. Reading: Study Tools and Tips
  8. Reading: Your Teaching Team

Graded: Week 1 Peer Assessment - This contributes 25% towards your final grade

WEEK 2


Week 2: Key Market Exposures
Now that you’ve completed your work on the financials, your client has come back with some questions about the risk he might be faced with from the investment. Specifically, this week you will need to identify some key market exposures.


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  1. Video: Week 2 Capstone Video (3:12)

Graded: Week 2 Peer Assessment - This contributes 25% towards your final grade

WEEK 3


Week 3: Assessing Key Decisions Made by Senior Management
Phew, you're half way! Don't stop now. Paul and Sean need your help to get a handle on some of the key decisions made by Hasbro senior management in the last few years.


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  1. Video: Week 3 Video Conference Call (2:50)

Graded: Week 3 Peer Assessment - This contributes 25% towards your final grade

WEEK 4


Week 4: Quantitative Analysis
Well done! You're on the home stretch but it's not time to celebrate the end of your learning journey just yet. This week there is a final bit of quantitative analysis that needs to be completed.


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  1. Video: Week 4 Video Conference Call (3:15)
  2. Reading: Thank you, Goodbye and Good Luck!

Graded: Week 4 Peer Assessment - This contributes 25% towards your final grade

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