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Intermediate Level

No prior background knowledge or experience is required; however, it is recommended courses be completed in order.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Determine the net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), and payback periods (PBP) of a series of cash flows using spreadsheet analysis

  • Apply NPV, IRR, and PBP criteria to evaluate an organization’s investment options

  • Understand depreciation of capital assets, income taxes, and the effects of inflation and foreign exchange on cash flow

  • Build a sophisticated financial model by incorporating realistic cash flows for a project

Skills you will gain

  • Project Valuation: NPV IRR and Payback Period
  • Creating a Compelling Project Business Case
  • Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
  • Project Selection Techniques
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Intermediate Level

No prior background knowledge or experience is required; however, it is recommended courses be completed in order.

Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Engineering in Engineering Management from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Complex Cash Flow Analysis

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Project Valuation Techniques

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 80 min)
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Project Selection Techniques

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 64 min)
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Depreciation, Taxes, and Inflation

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 93 min)

About the Finance for Technical Managers Specialization

Finance for Technical Managers

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