Overview

This course intends to reinforce and complement the concepts on business valuation acquired earlier in the MBA program and to expose students to practical matters concerning the execution of valuations in the real corporate finance world.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge of how to . . .

  • Apply valuation methods
  • Overcome technical and theoretical challenges of each method
  • Choose the best assumptions
  • Assess compromises and tradeoffs of each choice
  • Analyze the impact of strategic considerations on valuation
  • Avoid the most common mistakes in valuation
  • Keep an eye on the big picture