Certified Corporate Finance Analyst

How It Works

  1. 1. Select Certification & Register
  2. 2. Receive Online e-Learning Access (LMS)
  3. 3. Take exam online anywhere, anytime
  4. 4. Get certified & Increase Employability

Test Details

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • No. of questions: 50
  • Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%).
  • There is NO negative marking in this module.
  • Online exam.

Benefits of Certification

$49.00 /-
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Why should I take this certification?

Finance is a lucrative and a highly rewarding career and Corporate Finance is one of the most important domian in it. The financial activities which are essential in running a corporation comes under corporate finance. It is primarily concerned with implementing various strategies in order to maximize shareholder value through a long-term or short-term financial planning.

This certification will cover topics like financial statements analysis, bonds and stocks valuation, NPV, risk statistics, capital asset pricing model, capital budgeting, long-term financing, capital budgeting, dividends, issuing securities and long-term debt.

In this course, You will learn about

  • Organization Chart & Finance Function
  • Finance Function-Organization, Objectives & Decisions
  • Financial Statements, Analysis and Information
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Time Value of Money
  • The Financial Securities
  • The Financial Markets
  • International Financial Markets
  • Financial Institutions
  • Interest Rates
  • Basic Valuation Model
  • Risk & Investment Decision Rules
  • Cash Flow & Incremental Analysis
  • Break-Even Analysis
  • Project Proposals & Investment Decisions
  • Capital Budgeting Techniques
  • Financial Structure - Capital
  • Financial Distress - Remedial Options
  • Corporate Restructuring Options
  • Cost of Debt 
  • Cost of Capital
  • Financial leverage & Dividend Policy
  • Dividend Model & its Decisions
  • Financial ratios
  • Working Capital Management
  • Bank Credit

How will I benefit from Corporate Finance certification?

Learn the essential Corporate Finance skills and open doors to a great career advancement. Demand for Corporate Finance Analysts is huge. Companies specializing in finance constantly hire skilled Corporate Finance Analyst. Various public and private companies also need Corporate Finance Analysts for their accounts or finance departments.

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Generational forms of Business

  • Forms of Business Organization
  • Proprietary Concerns
  • Joint Stock Companies
  • Co- Operative Organizations
  • Public Enterprises
  • Comparison of Different Forms of Organisations
  • Market Value and Stock Prices versus Book Value

Organization Chart & Finance Function

  • Functional Organization
  • Product / Market Organization
  • Line and Staff functions/Relationship/ Authority
  • Functional and Line Authority
  • The Concept of Finance

Finance Function-Organization, Objectives & Decisions

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance & Other Functions
  • Organization of the Finance Function
  • Objectives of Financial Management
  • Profit Maximization
  • Wealth Maximization
  • Other Finance Functions

Financial Statements, Analysis and Information

  • Balance Sheet
  • Profit and Loss Account
  • Financial Statements-Analysis & Interpretation
  • Comparatives Financial Statements
  • Common Size Statements
  • Projected Balance Sheet
  • Statement of Changes in Financial Position(SCPP)
  • Funds From Business Operations
  • Statement of Changes in Total Resources

Cash Flow Statement

  • Type of Cash Flow
  • Actual Flow of Cash:
  • Notional Cash Flow
  • Notional outflow of cash
  • Source of Cash Inflow
  • Net Profit Method
  • Outflow of Cash
  • Changes in Current Accounts
  • Change in Current Liabilities

Corporate Income Tax

  • Personal Taxation and its Influence on Firm
  • Deductibility of Expense
  • Set-Off and Carry forward of Losses

Time Value of Money

  • Simple Interest
  • Future Value at Simple Interest
  • Present Value
  • Compound Interest
  • For Series of Payments
  • Future or Compound Value
  • Present (or Discounted) Value
  • Multi-period or Semi-annual and other compounding
  • Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Mathematical Derivation of Formula for Future/Compound Value of Annuity

The Financial Securities

  • Equity Shares
  • Features of Equity Shares
  • Advantage of Equity shares
  • Disadvantages of Equity Share
  • Preference share
  • Feature of Preference share
  • Types of Preference Shares
  • Advantage or Merits of Preference Share
  • Disadvantages of Preference shares
  • Debt Securities-Debentures or Bonds
  • Features of Debentures or Bonds
  • Types of Debentures
  • Advantage of Debentures
  • Disadvantages of Debentures
  • Treasury Bills (T-Bills)

The Financial Markets

  • Functions of Financial Markets
  • Classification of Financial Markets
  • Methods of Floatation
  • Indian Capital Market Participants
  • Scenario of Indian Capital Market
  • Transaction cost in Capital Market

International Financial Markets

  • International Financial System and Foreign Exchange Market
  • Market Features of International Markets
  • Euro Currency Market
  • Functions of Eurocurrency Market
  • Eurobond Market
  • Brief Procedure in Eurobonds Issues

Financial Institutions

  • Activities of UTI includes
  • UTI Schemes
  • Industrial Development Bank of India(IDBI)
  • Major Schemes of IDBI
  • Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI)
  • Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)
  • Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India (IRBI)
  • Industrial Investment Bank of India (IIBI)
  • Insurance Companies
  • General Insurance Corporation (GIC)
  • Stock Holding Corporation of Indian Ltd.(SHCIL)
  • Ratings
  • Rating Factors
  • Credit Rating and Information Services of India Ltd (CRISIL)
  • Information and Credit Rating Agency (ICRA)
  • Duff and Phelps

Interest Rates

  • Role of Interest Rates
  • Interest Rates and Share Prices
  • Factors Influencing Interest Rates
  • Rates in Gilt–edged Market
  • Private and Government Bond Rates
  • Rates of Borrowings and Leading by Commercial Bank
  • Interest Rates on Small Saving
  • Export Credit

Basic Valuation Model

  • Bond Valuation
  • Valuation of Preference Shares
  • Stock Valuation
  • Single Period Valuation Model
  • Multi-period Valuation Model
  • Zero Growth Model
  • Constant Growth Model
  • The P/E Ratio
  • Market Efficiency


  • Systematic or Non Diversifiable Risk
  • Unsystematic or Diversifiable Risk
  • Measures of Risk
  • Rate of Return
  • Probability Distribution
  • Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Standard Deviation of Return
  • Risk Return Relationship
  • Diversification and Risk
  • Measurement of Portfolio Risk
  • Beta
  • Security Market Line

Investment Decision Rules

  • Category of Investment Decision Rules
  • Accounting Income-based Decision Rule
  • Return on Capital
  • Return on Equity
  • Cash Flow-based Decision Rule
  • Decision rule

Cash Flow

  • Definition
  • Need for Cash Flow Statement
  • Discount Rates
  • Estimation of Cash Flow
  • Depreciation & Taxes
  • Components of Cash Flow
  • Initial investment
  • Annual Net Cash Flows
  • Terminal Cash Flows

Incremental Analysis

  • Allocated Overheads
  • Opportunity Costs
  • Incidental Effects
  • Sunk Costs

Break-Even Analysis

  • Variable Costs
  • Fixed cost
  • Send-variable Cost
  • Contribution Margin
  • Strategies for Break-even Point
  • Utility of the Break-even Analysis
  • Shortcomings of the Break-even Analysis

Project Proposals

  • Project Proposal Stage
  • Tasks during Project Proposal Stage
  • Change Management

Investment Decisions

  • What are Capital Investment Decisions?
  • Why is Capital Investment Decisions Important ?
  • Growth
  • Risk
  • Types of Capital Investment Decisions
  • Expansion and Diversification
  • Replacement and Modernization
  • Capital Investment Evaluation Criteria

Capital Budgeting Techniques

  • Capital Budgeting
  • Net present Value (NPV) Method
  • Internal Rate of Return Method
  • Profitability Index or Benefit-cost Ratio
  • Payback Method
  • Discounted Payback Period
  • Accounting Rate of Return Method

Financial Structure - Capital

  • Financing Decision
  • Financial Structure
  • Types of Capital
  • Factor Affecting Financial Structure
  • Agency Costs

Financial Distress - Remedial Options

  • Financial Distress
  • Reorganization
  • Restructuring
  • Merger
  • Acquisition
  • Takeover
  • Defence Mechanisms

Corporate Restructuring Options

  • Divestitures
  • IPO Roll-Ups
  • Going-Private Transactions
  • Alternatives to the Corporate Form
  • The Market for Corporate Control
  • Synergistic Mergers
  • Strategic Mergers and Acquisitions
  • The Twenty-First Century
  • Successful Merger
  • Upon Completion

Cost of Debt

  • Cost of Capital
  • Cost of Debt
  • Debt Issued at Per
  • Debt Issued at Discount or Premium
  • Cost of Term Loans

Cost of Capital

  • Cost of Preference Capital
  • Irredeemable Preference Share
  • Redeemable preference shares
  • Cost of Equity Capital
  • Is Equity Capital Free of Cost
  • Cost of Retained Earnings
  • Zero-growth
  • Cost of External Equity
  • Realized Yield Approach
  • Capital Assets Pricing Model Approach
  • Bond Yield plus Premium Approach
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital
  • Weight Marginal Cost of Capital
  • Book-Value Vs, Market-Value Weights

Financial Leverage

  • Leverage
  • Measure of Leverage
  • Application and Utility of the Financial Leverage
  • Impact of Financial Leverage on Investor’s Rate of Return
  • Financial Leverage and Risk
  • EBIT-EPS Analysis

Dividend Policy

  • Dividend Policy
  • Dividend Decision
  • Shareholders’ Expectations
  • Financial Needs of the Company
  • Constraints on Paying Dividends
  • Stability of Dividends
  • Constant Payout
  • Danger of Stability of Dividends

Forms of Dividend

  • Cash Dividends
  • Bonus Shares
  • Share Splits
  • Reverse Split

Dividend Model & Its Decisions

  • Dividend Decision
  • Traditional Position
  • Walter Model
  • Gordon’s Dividend Capitalization Model
  • Miller & Modigliani Position
  • Rational Expectations Model

Financial Ratios

  • Meaning of Ratio
  • Types of Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Activity Efficiency or Turnover Ratio
  • Profitability in relation to Sales

Working Capital Management

  • Components of Working Capital
  • Constituents of Current Liabilities
  • Significance of Working Capital
  • The Cash Conversion Cycle
  • Working Capital Policy
  • Current Asset Policy
  • Sources for Financing Working Capital
  • Shares and Debentures
  • Ploughing Back of Profits
  • Loans fromm Financial Institutions
  • Sources of Short term Working Capital
  • Installment Credit
  • Factoring or Accounts Receivable Credit
  • Accrued Expenses
  • Deferred Incomes
  • Commercial Paper

Bank Credit

  • Loans
  • Cash Credit
  • Overdraft
  • Purchasing and Discounting of Bills
  • Principles of Bank Financing
  • Tandon Committee Report
  • Maximum Permissible Bank Finance (MPBF):
  • Chore Committee Report
  • Credit Authorization Scheme


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