Vskills Certified Corporate Finance Analyst Vskills

Course details

Vskills certification for Corporate Finance Analyst assesses the candidate as per the company’s need for finance management and provisioning. The certification tests the candidates on various areas in financial statements analysis, bonds and stocks valuation, NPV, risk statistics, capital asset pricing model, capital budgeting, long-term financing, capital budgeting, dividends, issuing securities and long-term ;

Why should one take this certification?
This certification is intended for professionals and graduates wanting to excel in their chosen areas. It is also well suited for those who are already working and would like to take certification for further career progression.

Earning Vskills Corporate Finance Analyst Certification can help candidate differentiate in today's competitive job market, broaden their employment opportunities by displaying their advanced skills, and result in higher earning ;

Who will benefit from taking this certification?
Job seekers looking to find employment in accounts or finance departments of various companies, students generally wanting to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger and existing employees looking for a better role can prove their employers the value of their skills through this certification.

Table of Contents

Generational forms of Business
  • Forms of Business Organization
  • Proprietary Concerns
  • Joint Stock Companies
  • Co- Operative Organizations
  • Public Enterprises
  • Comparison of Different Forms of Organisations
  • Market Value and Stock Prices versus Book Value
Organization Chart & Finance Function
  • Functional Organization
  • Product / Market Organization
  • Line and Staff functions/Relationship/ Authority
  • Functional and Line Authority
  • The Concept of Finance
Finance Function-Organization, Objectives & Decisions
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance & Other Functions
  • Organization of the Finance Function
  • Objectives of Financial Management
  • Profit Maximization
  • Wealth Maximization
  • Other Finance Functions
Financial Statements, Analysis and Information
  • Balance Sheet
  • Profit and Loss Account
  • Financial Statements-Analysis & Interpretation
  • Comparatives Financial Statements
  • Common Size Statements
  • Projected Balance Sheet
  • Statement of Changes in Financial Position(SCPP)
  • Funds From Business Operations
  • Statement of Changes in Total Resources
Cash Flow Statement
  • Type of Cash Flow
  • Actual Flow of Cash:
  • Notional Cash Flow
  • Notional outflow of cash
  • Source of Cash Inflow
  • Net Profit Method
  • Outflow of Cash
  • Changes in Current Accounts
  • Change in Current Liabilities
Corporate Income Tax
  • Personal Taxation and its Influence on Firm
  • Deductibility of Expense
  • Set-Off and Carry forward of Losses
Time Value of Money
  • Simple Interest
  • Future Value at Simple Interest
  • Present Value
  • Compound Interest
  • For Series of Payments
  • Future or Compound Value
  • Present (or Discounted) Value
  • Multi-period or Semi-annual and other compounding
  • Net Present Value
  • Internal Rate of Return
  • Mathematical Derivation of Formula for Future/Compound Value of Annuity
The Financial Securities
  • Equity Shares
  • Features of Equity Shares
  • Advantage of Equity shares
  • Disadvantages of Equity Share
  • Preference share
  • Feature of Preference share
  • Types of Preference Shares
  • Advantage or Merits of Preference Share
  • Disadvantages of Preference shares
  • Debt Securities-Debentures or Bonds
  • Features of Debentures or Bonds
  • Types of Debentures
  • Advantage of Debentures
  • Disadvantages of Debentures
  • Treasury Bills (T-Bills)
The Financial Markets
  • Functions of Financial Markets
  • Classification of Financial Markets
  • Methods of Floatation
  • Indian Capital Market Participants
  • Scenario of Indian Capital Market
  • Transaction cost in Capital Market
International Financial Markets
  • International Financial System and Foreign Exchange Market
  • Market Features of International Markets
  • Euro Currency Market
  • Functions of Eurocurrency Market
  • Eurobond Market
  • Brief Procedure in Eurobonds Issues
Financial Institutions
  • Activities of UTI includes
  • UTI Schemes
  • Industrial Development Bank of India(IDBI)
  • Major Schemes of IDBI
  • Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India (ICICI)
  • Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI)
  • Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India (IRBI)
  • Industrial Investment Bank of India (IIBI)
  • Insurance Companies
  • General Insurance Corporation (GIC)
  • Stock Holding Corporation of Indian Ltd.(SHCIL)
  • Ratings
  • Rating Factors
  • Credit Rating and Information Services of India Ltd (CRISIL)
  • Information and Credit Rating Agency (ICRA)
  • Duff and Phelps
Interest Rates
  • Role of Interest Rates
  • Interest Rates and Share Prices
  • Factors Influencing Interest Rates
  • Rates in Gilt–edged Market
  • Private and Government Bond Rates
  • Rates of Borrowings and Leading by Commercial Bank
  • Interest Rates on Small Saving
  • Export Credit
Basic Valuation Model
  • Bond Valuation
  • Valuation of Preference Shares
  • Stock Valuation
  • Single Period Valuation Model
  • Multi-period Valuation Model
  • Zero Growth Model
  • Constant Growth Model
  • The P/E Ratio
  • Market Efficiency
  • Systematic or Non Diversifiable Risk
  • Unsystematic or Diversifiable Risk
  • Measures of Risk
  • Rate of Return
  • Probability Distribution
  • Continuous Probability Distributions
  • Standard Deviation of Return
  • Risk Return Relationship
  • Diversification and Risk
  • Measurement of Portfolio Risk
  • Beta
  • Security Market Line
Investment Decision Rules
  • Category of Investment Decision Rules
  • Accounting Income-based Decision Rule
  • Return on Capital
  • Return on Equity
  • Cash Flow-based Decision Rule
  • Decision rule
Cash Flow
  • Definition
  • Need for Cash Flow Statement
  • Discount Rates
  • Estimation of Cash Flow
  • Depreciation & Taxes
  • Components of Cash Flow
  • Initial investment
  • Annual Net Cash Flows
  • Terminal Cash Flows
Incremental Analysis
  • Allocated Overheads
  • Opportunity Costs
  • Incidental Effects
  • Sunk Costs
Break-Even Analysis
  • Variable Costs
  • Fixed cost
  • Send-variable Cost
  • Contribution Margin
  • Strategies for Break-even Point
  • Utility of the Break-even Analysis
  • Shortcomings of the Break-even Analysis
Project Proposals
  • Project Proposal Stage
  • Tasks during Project Proposal Stage
  • Change Management
Investment Decisions
  • What are Capital Investment Decisions?
  • Why is Capital Investment Decisions Important?
  • Growth
  • Risk
  • Types of Capital Investment Decisions
  • Expansion and Diversification
  • Replacement and Modernization
  • Capital Investment Evaluation Criteria
Capital Budgeting Techniques
  • Capital Budgeting
  • Net present Value (NPV) Method
  • Internal Rate of Return Method
  • Profitability Index or Benefit-cost Ratio
  • Payback Method
  • Discounted Payback Period
  • Accounting Rate of Return Method
Financial Structure - Capital
  • Financing Decision
  • Financial Structure
  • Types of Capital
  • Factor Affecting Financial Structure
  • Agency Costs
Financial Distress - Remedial Options
  • Financial Distress
  • Reorganization
  • Restructuring
  • Merger
  • Acquisition
  • Takeover
  • Defence Mechanisms
Corporate Restructuring Options
  • Divestitures
  • IPO Roll-Ups
  • Going-Private Transactions
  • Alternatives to the Corporate Form
  • The Market for Corporate Control
  • Synergistic Mergers
  • Strategic Mergers and Acquisitions
  • The Twenty-First Century
  • Successful Merger
  • Upon Completion
Cost of Debt
  • Cost of Capital
  • Cost of Debt
  • Debt Issued at Per
  • Debt Issued at Discount or Premium
  • Cost of Term Loans
Cost of Capital

Financial Leverage

Dividend Policy

Forms of Dividend

Dividend Model & Its Decisions

Financial Ratios

Working Capital Management

Bank Credit Updated on 31 January, 2019

About Vskills

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Tests are conducted in a secure and unbiased manner, and certificates are awarded based on merit of the candidates who qualify tests.

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