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## Math for Corporate Finance (CF)

**OBJECTIVE:
**The course demonstrates how a number of mathematical formulas can be used to conduct detailed analysis on a set of data and/or variables.

**WHO WILL BENEFIT:
**Finance professionals and industry practitioners who want to master the art of corporate finance. Participants typically include professionals in entry to mid-level positions in financial planning & analysis (FP&A), corporate development, treasury, investor relations, and capital markets.

**LEARNING OUTCOMES:
**Participants will develop a stronger understanding of the mathematical formulas used in corporate finance through the following four modules:

**Module 1 – Discounted Cash Flows**

- Understand the concept of the time value of money
- Explain terms such as present value, future value, NPV, DCF, annuities, and perpetuities
- Use DCF techniques to calculate present values
- Calculate the present value of cash flow streams such as annuities and perpetuities

**Module 2 – Bond Pricing and Yields**

- Use DCF to find the price of an annual or semi-annual bond
- Calculate the different yields used to assess bond returns
- Understand the relationship between bond prices and yields
- Identify whether a bond is trading at par, premium, or discount

**Module 3 – Key Statistical Skills**

- Learn to calculate different measures of central tendency including arithmetic mean, weighted mean, WACC,and expected values
- Calculate simple moving and weighted moving averages
- Calculate different types of statistical dispersions such as range, variance, and standard deviation

**Module 4 – Covariance, Correlation & Regression**

- Use correlation and covariance to describe the relationship between two variables
- Calculate covariance and correlation using Excel
- Use regression analysis to describe the relationship between two variables
- Undertake regression analysis in Excel and interpret the results

Course Code: |
CF2026 |

CPD: |
Estimated CPD Hours: Total - 3 |

Competency: |
Finance |

Course Level: |
Introductory |

Canada