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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Advanced Valuation and Strategy - M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital от партнера Роттердамский университет им. Эразма

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О курсе

Hi and welcome to this course! Would you like to learn about the latest valuation methods that may help you to make better business decisions? Then 'Advanced Valuation and Strategy – M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital' by Erasmus University Rotterdam is the right course for you! This course is helpful for executives that need to value complete strategies and for all students interested in corporate finance and strategy. We present the latest tools and show you how to apply them! We will revolutionize your way of decision making, by extending static techniques from corporate finance with dynamic methods to quantify strategic thinking. Traditionally, we assess the attractiveness of an investment as a mature business, where future cash flows mainly result from past decisions. But, in an ever-changing world, strategic decisions determine the firm’s long-term success and market value. Yet managers often have to consider these long-term implications using intuition and experience alone, with little guidance from structured, quantitative analysis. Our treatment goes far beyond the use of standard valuation analysis. We introduce the expanded NPV, which brings together DCF, real options, and game theory. Thinking in terms of options, games, and adaptive strategies may help managers address strategic questions such as: How do you value a leveraged buyout? How can you value a high-tech venture with negative cash flows? When should you invest in new ventures in stages? How can you incorporate rival bidders in the analysis? The tools we provide can improve your decisions in business and in daily life. * Who is this class for? We hope that our course appeals to (graduate) students in finance, economics, and business, as well as to high-ranking professionals and a general audience. This course is particularly interesting for venture capitalists, private equity investors, investment bankers, CEOs, CFOs, and those who aspire these affiliations. We offer this MOOC at 3 levels: 1.Executive Summary: This 1-week module provides critical insights into the principles of corporate valuation and strategy. This is accessible for time-constrained executives and the general audience without any prior knowledge. 2. Student Level: This level involves an understanding of the technical details. This level requires basic knowledge of concepts in corporate finance, e.g., the time value of money, financial statement analysis, capital structure, and the relation between risk and returns. Learners of this level can skip week 1. 3. Honors Level (honors certificate): This level is challenging, engaging, and compelling to an intellectually rigorous student....

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AS
18 мая 2020 г.

Boosts your up-to-date understanding of how strategy and valuation come together. It helped me better understand my PE clients' buy & build strategies from a growth option valuation perspective.

TF
27 февр. 2020 г.

Demanding at times but overall one of the better courses that make you think before you have to answer. I also enjoyed the ability to do some extra work if you are into honorable certificate.

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201–225 из 243 отзывов о курсе Advanced Valuation and Strategy - M&A, Private Equity, and Venture Capital

автор: Priyaranjan P

7 июля 2020 г.

The course was of very high quality and the reaching by Professor Smit was excellent. Only thing, few of the explanations could have been more elaborate which might have helped me a lot (being from non-finance background)

автор: Eduardo F R

19 окт. 2020 г.

An interactive overview of advanced valuation strategy. Classes webcasts are excellent and most assignments are challenging. Would like to see an extended class with more in depth examples and case studies.

автор: Varun c

29 мая 2020 г.

More nuances with respect to in-depth calculations of certain metrics used ( beta values , factor values of u and d ) for example should be explained more explicitly with course work to compliment it .

автор: Vaishali C

30 мая 2020 г.

If the screen had subtitles, it would have helped a lot. The course was compact but relevant. Some more and detailed explanation would have helped in better understanding of key concepts.

автор: Andrew W

15 мая 2020 г.

Really enjoyed the course! Technical, and testing it pushed my to properly understand the videos and readings, and for me to further my understanding in certain areas.

автор: Shivin S

21 июля 2020 г.

The course was quite good and unique and also very helpful for looking at things from a wider perspective. Helped me in understanding valuation and options concepts.

автор: LUIS F A E

10 сент. 2020 г.

It's a course that teaches you a lot, but you need previous knowledge in valuation, option and game theory. The course basically tells you how to combine them

автор: Rohit M

16 июня 2020 г.

Good course but for a beginner, it's hard to understand the real options theory concept and game theory. More videos to be added to make it beginner-friendly.

автор: Álvaro R R

15 апр. 2020 г.

Very useful the first half of the course, as it is very practical.

It is maybe too theoretical the second half of the course.

Overall, 100% recommended.

автор: Sandra Q

6 окт. 2018 г.

A course that goes beyond the standard finance courses in explaining what practices are used in valuations of different types of companies/industries.

автор: Camilo E S C

23 мая 2020 г.

Such an excellent course! only aspect I would change is that the quizzes that require calculation must have an excel sheet

автор: José M E P

25 апр. 2021 г.

The accent of the professor is sometimes hard to understand. However, it is a very interesting course overall.

автор: Jatin N

7 дек. 2019 г.

Very interesting and challenging. But the value additions point of view, it is highly recommended.

автор: Piet J G

26 апр. 2020 г.

Maybe reconsider the rounding mechanism in the quizzes. All in all great content, learned a lot.

автор: Marat K

3 дек. 2020 г.

Oftentimes, the certificate quizzes were way too distant from the content of the course itself.

автор: Dali S

27 дек. 2019 г.

unique subject ... excellent graphics ... Pr's accent difficult to understand sometimes

автор: Parisa E

18 июля 2020 г.

the course was good but it could have been better if more real examples were embedded!

автор: Javier J V

29 апр. 2021 г.

A highly interested method to consider a company value beyond the free cash flow NPV

автор: Fernando S

1 мар. 2021 г.

I think it is great for having a broad view of what advanced corporate finance is.

автор: Ulf L

14 мая 2019 г.

Really well strucntured vourse that goes well beyond mere DCF analysis.

автор: Mat J

17 нояб. 2020 г.

Perhaps you include some form of spreadsheet based learning tools.

автор: Luis R N

15 июня 2020 г.

Really useful when it comes to valuation and investment decisions.

автор: Ajeet K

17 мая 2020 г.

It is a good course but concepts should be elaborated more clearly

автор: Raúl I S D

7 июня 2021 г.

Great course.