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How would you value a company like Google?

“Price is what you pay. Value is what you get,” said Warren Buffett. Yet our valuation bias too often leads to the wrong conclusions – and the wrong price.

Are you tasked with making investment decisions, leading on M&A or uncovering financing challenges and opportunities? You may work in finance, strategy or with an executive board, but do you really know a company’s worth?

How you benefit

Our Valuation programme, led by three-time-winner of the Brattle Prize for outstanding corporate finance research Professor Christopher Hennessy, is grounded in the philosophy that the more quantitative the model, the better the valuation. On the programme:

  • Explore how to make capital project appraisal decisions and valuation

  • Examine the workings and efficiency of capital markets

  • Master the principles of capital structure

  • Perform valuations of private companies using real-world cases

  • Learn how to put a value on any firm in a global context.

Base your future decisions on the knowledge of debt markets, cost of capital, cash flow modelling, illiquidity, governance, cross-border transactions, optimal financing, terminal values and multiples analysis.

Maximise your value by taking all three Corporate Finance programmes – saving you £2,900 – and becoming a member of our exclusive Executive Education alumni network for life.

Programme Overview

On this programme you will develop the practical skills to understand and interpret complex valuations. View the full programme timetable here. Topics include:

  • capital budgeting
  • debt markets
  • cost of capital
  • cash-flow modelling
  • terminal values and multiples analysis
  • illiquidity
  • governance
  • control
  • cross-border transactions
  • optimal financing. 

This programme assumes knowledge of accounting and financial ratios gained through three years of professional experience or through completion of the Accounting and Financial Analysis programme. 

By completing all three programmes in our Corporate Finance portfolio, you gain alumni status as well as a discounted fee.


Key Details

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Next start: 22 Oct 2018
  • Fees: £7,300
  • Location: London
  • Next programme dates:

    • 22 - 26 Oct 2018
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Why not take this programme as part of our Executive Education Certificate in Management?

Find out how

Contact us

Contact David Ratcliffe, Programme Associate.


Tel: +44(0) 20 7000 7051

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