Valuation and Creating Sustainable Value
The five-week MOOC, designed for graduate students and working professionals is offered, on edX, by Professor Padmini Srinivasan, from the Finance area at IIM Bangalore.
Have you wondered how some companies have high market value or how some companies are acquired with huge valuations? Microsoft paid $26 billion purchase consideration for acquiring LinkedIn and Facebook paid $19 billion for acquiring WhatsApp. Valuation is an important aspect of Finance be it in evaluating the performance of the business, the issue of equity shares, mergers & acquisitions, investing in new ventures and so on.
The course covers two important aspects of valuation.
In the first part of the course, you will explore the nuances of valuation and understand the different methods of valuation. The second part will highlight how companies can create sustainable value.
The course includes a series of videos, real company analysis, reading material, examples, an ‘explore and learn’ section, discussions platforms as well as assessments.
The course will be live on 15th April 2021.