$95.00 USD

Investing in Financial Assets


Instructor: Steve Coughran, Founder of BYFIQ, CFO, Entrepreneur, and Strategic Finance Expert

Brief Description: "Investing in Financial Assets" is a dynamic course tailored for students, business professionals, and financial decision-makers who are keen on navigating the complexities of investment opportunities effectively. Guided by Steve Coughran's expertise, this course dives deep into the strategies for investing in various asset classes including cash equivalents, bonds, real estate, and equities. Participants will master the art of valuation, risk assessment, and strategic investment to maximize returns while minimizing risks.

What You Will Learn:

  • Asset Class Analysis: Explore different asset classes such as cash equivalents, bonds, real estate, and equities to determine viable investment opportunities.
  • Risk Management and Market Timing: Understand how to take calculated risks and time the market for optimal investment returns.
  • Financial Statements and Valuation: Gain comprehensive insights into reading financial statements and conducting valuation using various models including DCF.
  • Strategic Investment Framework: Learn the cornerstones of value creation and how to leverage value drivers within various investment strategies.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Introduction to Financial Investments

  • Overview of investing in cash-producing assets and the fundamentals of taking calculated risks
  • Strategies to time the market effectively and avoid excessive fees
  • Tax implications of different investments

Part 2: Deep Dive into Asset Classes

  • Detailed analysis of cash and cash equivalents, bonds, real estate, and equities
  • Understanding the categorization of stocks and the critical financial numbers from income statements to cash flow statements

Part 3: Advanced Valuation Techniques

  • Fundamentals of valuation and introduction to various approaches including unlevered and levered DCF models
  • Step-by-step guide through the DCF process from making assumptions to calculating equity value
  • Incorporating a margin of safety and comparing different valuation outcomes

Part 4: Strategic Investment and Value Management

  • Developing a strategy framework and identifying the cornerstones of value creation
  • Leveraging value drivers and managing investment value effectively
  • Mental models for successful investing and harnessing an abundant mindset

What's in it for You:

  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from Steve Coughran's extensive experience as a CFO and investment strategist to navigate the investment landscape proficiently.
  • Comprehensive Investment Skills: From basic asset classification to advanced DCF modeling, equip yourself with a broad range of investment skills.
  • Strategic Decision-Making: Apply a structured investment strategy framework to your decisions, enhancing both personal and professional investment outcomes.
  • Career and Personal Growth: Improve your financial literacy and investment acumen, essential for both career advancement and personal wealth management.

This course is ideal for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of financial investments and apply this knowledge to achieve substantial, strategic outcomes. Whether enhancing your portfolio or advising others, this course will equip you with the necessary tools and insights.