National University




FIN455 Valuation of a Corporation

Lead Faculty: Dr. Farhang Mossavar-Rahmani

Course Description

Valuation is designed to explain the theories of valuing a corporation. Topics include: foundations of value, core valuation techniques, how to create value, estimating continuing value, valuing multinational companies, and cross-border and emerging markets valuation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the concept of valuation and the role of the Value Manager.
  • Discuss the fundamental principles of value creation.
  • Compare and contrast the relationship between valuation and stock market.
  • Discuss the framework for valuation.
  • Analyze company's historical performance.
  • Estimate continuing value.
  • Understand performance measurement and management.
  • Discuss how to create value through divestitures.

Prerequisite