In Corporate Valuation and Business Strategy, you will learn how to analyze and evaluate the financial implications of strategic and operating decisions. In this program, you will learn the correct way to do financial modeling, and how to identify and avoid potential pitfalls and common mistakes. The result will be better decision making and a better understanding of your organization.
By exploring the drivers behind value creation, you will acquire the requisite knowledge and tools to understand the impact of strategic, operational, and financial decisions on your organization’s ability to create value. You will gain increased clarity around the potential consequences of these decisions, and leave this program equipped to apply this knowledge immediately to the business challenges facing your organization today.
Having such financial insight can be particularly crucial if your organization is seeking a new infusion of investment capital, or is at the crossroads of a major business decision such as a merger, an acquisition, a business restructuring, or a buyout. The tools taught in this program will help you develop a better understanding of the opportunities and risks inherent in some business decisions.
Additionally, this program will help you become more effective at articulating the implications of these decisions on your organization’s performance, competitive position, and opportunities for growth to key stakeholders. As a result, you will be better able to communicate with chief financial officers, investment bankers, accountants, and other corporate finance professionals.
Corporate Valuation and Business Strategy blends Wharton’s world-class academic rigor and quantitative analysis with practical, real-world application. The program employs a host of instruction modalities to enhance the learning experience: in-class discussions, case work, small group breakout sessions, and role-playing.
Overall, this program will provide you with a structured and highly engaging learning environment in which you will apply the concepts and tools presented by Wharton’s renowned finance faculty and distinguished speakers to real-world scenarios.
Session topics include:
- Cost of Capital
- Customer-Based Corporate Valuation
- Financial Modeling
- Financial Statement Analysis
- Strategic and Financial Acquisitions