em565 | Graduate
Financial Management In The Energy Sector
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Business Valuation and Cost of Capital Estimation
- Apply the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the Discounted Cash Flow model to calculate a business’s required rate of return.
- Analyze how markets adjust for risk.
- Determine the intrinsic value of debt and equity instruments using valuation techniques.
- Determine the effect of dividend policy on stock price.
- Select enterprise or project financing by evaluating strategic and regulatory constraints.
- Explain the role and effects of hedges in the energy industry.
- Explain the types and main features of long-term debt including leasing.
Managing Energy Sector Assets and Working Capital
- Use revenue estimation techniques for regulated projects in the energy sector.
- Describe the importance of the cash conversion cycle, including accounts receivable and inventory, to working capital management.
- Identify sources and uses of short-term financing.
- Determine credit policies considering applicable regulatory constraints in the energy sector.
Capital Budgeting in the Energy Sector
- Analyze a capital project’s present value and internal rate of return based on expected future net cash flows.
- Apply ranking techniques used in capital budgeting decisions.
- Calculate the cost of capital for a firm and for individual capital projects.
- Analyze the effect of price setting on capital budgeting.
- Explain the methods, pitfalls, and benefits of capital rationing.
- Create a financial plan for an energy project.
Foundations of Finance in the Energy Sector
- Identify the 12 principles that are foundational to corporate finance.
- Compare and contrast the market value of an asset or liability with the book value.
- Identify the unique financial characteristics of the energy industry.
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