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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.

Management and Administration
Free Course
Financial Management for Managers - Cash Flow Estimation is a free online course that teaches you the basic principles and techniques of project cash flow estimation. Learn about the incremental, post-tax, and consistency principles, and the techniques essential for estimating project cash flows for capital investment proposals and replacement proposals. Register for this course today and develop your career as a finance professional.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

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