$35.00 USD



Instructor: Steve Coughran, Founder of BYFIQ, CFO, Entrepreneur, and Expert in Strategic Financial Management

Brief Description: Dive into the nuanced world of business valuation with the "Valuation" course, designed for students, business professionals, and financial decision-makers eager to master the art of determining and enhancing firm value. Under the guidance of Steve Coughran, this course meticulously covers the foundational to advanced concepts of valuation, including hands-on training in Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) methods and other valuation techniques. Participants will learn not only how to perform valuations but also how to critically analyze the results and implement findings to drive business strategy.

What You Will Learn:

  • Business Valuation Fundamentals: Introduction to the principles of business valuation and understanding how value is derived.
  • Valuation Techniques: Explore common and advanced approaches to valuation, including multiple DCF methodologies.
  • DCF Modeling: Master the mechanics of DCF models, including the two main approaches and detailed steps involved in creating a DCF.
  • Practical Valuation Skills: Learn to compute the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) and make adjustments for working capital changes.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Introduction to Valuation

  • Overview of business valuation
  • Detailed exploration of how value is derived and ways to increase firm value
  • Common approaches to valuation and an introductory quiz

Part 2: Deep Dive into DCF Models

  • Comprehensive instruction on how a DCF model works
  • Exploration of the two primary approaches to DCF: unlevered and levered
  • Step-by-step guidance on the mechanics of building a DCF model

Part 3: Advanced Valuation Techniques

  • Techniques for modeling changes in working capital
  • Methods for computing WACC
  • Detailed analysis of valuation models and practical application exercises

Part 4: Synthesis and Evaluation

  • Valuation summary quiz to consolidate knowledge and ensure comprehension
  • Critical analysis of valuation models to interpret and leverage results effectively

What's in it for You:

  • Expert Instruction: Led by Steve Coughran, gain deep insights from a seasoned financial strategist and CFO.
  • Advanced Analytical Tools: Equip yourself with sophisticated analytical techniques crucial for professional business valuation.
  • Strategic Application: Apply valuation insights to influence business strategies and investment decisions.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your qualifications with high-level valuation skills that boost your career in finance or business management.

This course is perfectly suited for those looking to elevate their understanding of business valuation to a strategic level, providing the tools and techniques necessary to assess and increase business value effectively. Whether for career advancement or personal investment strategies, this course will deliver comprehensive and actionable insights.