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Finance 301: Corporate Finance

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This course can be used to study for a business course or learn new information on corporate finance practices. This course is ideal for brushing up before a business course exam, preparing for an assessment test or even for learning new information or refreshing your memory about corporate finance practices and concepts for professional purposes.
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13 chapters in Finance 301: Corporate Finance

Ch 1. Corporate Finance Overview {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[251545].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is a Business Organization? - Structure, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8760].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8760].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Corporations: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12715].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12715].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Corporate Finance? - Definition & Fundamentals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69810].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69810].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Are the Goals of Financial Management? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Financial Management Decisions & Corporate Financial Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251547].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251547].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Role and Responsibilities of Financial Managers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Financial Reporting? - Purpose, Statement Examples & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7553].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7553].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Agency Problem in Finance: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54427].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54427].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Balance Sheet: Purpose, Components & Format Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Classified Balance Sheet: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16022].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16022].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Business Assets: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15850].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15850].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Liabilities in Accounting: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Notes Receivable: Definition, Maturity Date & Interest Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Shareholder Equity: Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Calculate Owner's Equity: Definition, Formula & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16013].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16013].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Stocks: Understanding Investment Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Comparing Common & Preferred Stock Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Common Stock Valuation & Types of Growth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Stock Price Factors: Types & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150018].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150018].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Stock Valuation Models: Types & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Preferred Stock? - Definition, Types & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15736].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15736].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Preferred Stock Valuation: Methods & Calculations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251565].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251565].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Preferred Stock: Understanding Investment Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Issuing a Stock & Accounting for Stock Repurchases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54010].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54010].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Options Basics: Stocks, Payoffs & Puts & Calls Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69868].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69868].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Fundamentals of Option Valuation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Bonds: Types, Characteristics and Issuing Procedures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18505].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18505].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What are Corporate Bonds? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58702].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58702].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Bonds: Understanding Investment Performance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31590].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31590].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Moody's vs. Standard & Poor's Bond Ratings Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Bond Markets: Analysis & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69829].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69829].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bond Valuation: Formula, Steps & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251559].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251559].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Determinants of Bond Yields Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69830].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69830].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Advantages of Bond Financing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18506].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18506].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Determining a Bond's Issuance Price Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53806].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53806].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Issuing Bonds at a Discount or a Premium Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53807].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53807].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Bond Risk: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is an Investment? - Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Investment Planning Process: Planning, Execution & Feedback Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[348491].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[348491].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Investment Portfolios: Development & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169141].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169141].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Investment Portfolios: Asset Allocation & Diversification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Portfolio Weight, Return & Variance: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Standard Deviation of Returns & Investment Volatility Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Portfolio Initiation & Performance Measurement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222009].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222009].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Monitoring Portfolio Performance: Techniques & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222011].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222011].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Investment Risks: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169135].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[169135].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Reduce Investment Risks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150012].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150012].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Speculative Risk: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Investment Analysis Tools Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44839].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44839].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Security Market Line: Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69866].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69866].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Portfolio Risk Management & Risk Management Plan Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222033].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[222033].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How to Calculate Risk Premium: Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15972].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15972].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM): Definition, Formula, Advantages & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Capital? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7578].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7578].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Capital Structure & the Cost of Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69895].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69895].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Capital Structure Theory? - Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251577].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251577].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Optimal Capital Structure: Definition, Formula & Estimation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Capital Market Efficiency & Price Behavior Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Financial Leverage: Definition, Formula & Calculation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16036].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16036].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Financial Leverage: Corporate Borrowing & Homemade Leverage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69896].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69896].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Leverage Ratios: Types & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54025].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54025].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Selling Stock to Raise Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13663].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13663].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Working Capital Management? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[141801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Financial Policy & the Cost of Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Divisional Cost of Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Debt Capital Vs Equity Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13873].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13873].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Cost of Capital: Flotation Cost, NPV & Internal Equity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69883].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69883].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Calculate Net Present Value: Definition, Formula & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16029].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16029].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Weighted Average Cost of Capital Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69880].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69880].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Capital Budgeting? - Techniques, Analysis & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Working Capital? - Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is Cash Flow? - Definition, Calculation & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7564].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7564].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Statement of Cash Flows: Purpose, Format & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Project Cash Flow: Analysis & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69843].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69843].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Calculating Overall Returns on Simple Stock Transactions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Calculate the Rate of Return: Definition, Formula & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15740].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15740].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Calculate the Break Even Point - Definition & Formula Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How to Calculate Capital Gains: Definition, Formula & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How to Calculate Capital Losses: Definition, Formula & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251587].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[251587].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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