Finance Training: Simplifying Capital & Budgets


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course Simplifying Capital & Budgets (Finance Training) breaks down the concepts of capital & budgets. The training includes various methods for calculating the cost of capital & for measuring depreciation. The course also includes a detailed exploration of budgets together with methods for creating budgets & for assessing them.

Course Dates and Pricing


Sep 17 - 18, 2018$1,150.00Oct 15 - 16, 2018$1,150.00Nov 12 - 13, 2018$1,150.00Dec 10 - 11, 2018$1,150.00

Course Outline

The Basics

Interest Rates and Payments
About the Time Value of Money
The Importance of the Cost of Capital
Defining Opportunity Cost and Sunk Costs
Making Payments: Calculating the Payments
Beyond the Obvious: Making Good Financial Decisions

Exploring the Time-Value of Money

Concepts and Terminology
Estimating the Discount Rate Reasonably
Calculating Future Value
About the Payback Period and the Discounted Payback Period
Calculating Net Present Value
Calculating Internal Rate of Return
Making Decisions Based on NPV and IRR
Dealing with Conflicts between IRR and NPV
The Multiple IRR Problem
The No IRR Problem

Exploring the Cost of Capital

Defining the Cost of Capital
About Taxes and the Cost of Capital
Weights of the Weighted Average
The Cost of Different Sources of Capital
About Cost of Capital Estimation
Choosing between Sources of Capital

Mastering Capital Budgeting

Capital Budgeting and Cash Flows
Estimating the Discount Rate
Determining Cash Flows for the Project
Establishing the Viability of a New Project
Establishing the Viability of a Replacement Project
Determining the Value of Real Options
(Optional) Alternative Valuation Methods: EI, EP and More

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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