Introduction to valuation

M464

This module introduces the principles of valuation, and examines the core techniques for valuing companies using discounted cash flow.

Topics covered

  • Unit 1: Foundations of Value Creation
  • Unit 2: Sources of Value Creation
  • Unit 3: Framework and Organisation of Valuation
  • Unit 4: Performance Analysis
  • Unit 5: Cost of Capital and Value per Share
  • Unit 6: Reporting Results
  • Unit 7: Market Value
  • Unit 8: Agents and Efficient Markets

Assessment

  • Two assignments (30%)
  • One three-hour examination in September/October (70%)