Financial Management for Managers - Cash Flow Estimation
Learn about relevant cash flows for decision-making and techniques for cash flow estimation in this free online course.
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Financial managers are largely responsible for maintaining the financial status and cash flow streams of an organization. In this free online course from Alison, you will be provided with an comprehensive guide to understanding the principles and techniques of project cash flow estimation. The Financial Management for Managers - Cash Flow Estimation course begins with a discussion of important considerations in estimating project cash flows and the roles of financial managers in cash flow estimation.
Next, you will study the elements of the cash flow stream and the time horizon of projects. You will also learn about the basic principles of cash flow estimation from the incremental, post-tax, and consistency principles. Then, you will solve various problems involving constant and variable cash flows, along with cash flows for replacement proposals. Finally, you will discuss the biases in cash flow estimation including the purpose and methods of adjusting for inflation.
This course will enable you to acquire knowledge about the world of finance from the aspect of estimating cash flows for capital investment or replacement proposals which is essential for successful financial management. So, if you're interested in Finance as a career, or if you are a Finance professional looking to enhance your skills, or simply an individual with an interest in gaining knowledge of financial concepts, then check out this course today and start taking your career and knowledge to the next level.Start Course Now
Principles of Cash Flow Estimation
Principles of Cash Flow Estimation - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Estimation of Project Cash Flows
Role of Managers and Cash Flow Stream
The Incremental Principle
Post-Tax and Consistency Principles
Constant Cash Flow Estimation
Principles of Cash Flow Estimation - Lesson Summary
Project Cash Flow Estimation
Project Cash Flow Estimation - Learning Outcomes
Variable Cash Flow Estimation
Variable Cash Flow Estimation - Part 2
Cash Flows for Replacement Proposals
Cash Flow Problems
Replacement Cash Flow Problem
Project Cash Flow Estimation - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the analyses required for detailed project feasibility reports
- Describe the roles of financial managers in cash flow estimation
- Outline the elements of the cash flow stream
- Discuss the guidelines of the basic principles of cash flow estimation
- Solve problems on cash flow estimation for capital budgeting decisions
- Identify the relevant cash flows for replacement decisions
- Explain the biases in cash flow estimation
- Analyze the methods of adjusting cash flows for inflation
- Describe the bias caused by inflation
- Compute the net cash flows for investment proposals
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