CE/CPE Course Information

Firm’s Capital Structure

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Management
Field of Study: Finance
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 18-1
Publication/Revision Date: August 18, 2016
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None
Written By: Michael Kustanovich, CPA

After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Calculate the present value and the future value of a single amount and the present value of an annuity
  • Differentiate different types of bonds and long-term loans
  • Calculate the price of the bonds on the issuance day
  • Compare the alternatives of equity financing with debt financing
  • Determine the major advantages and disadvantages of issuing common stock and preferred stock.

    This course was reviewed on January 18, 2019, and no updates or revisions were deemed necessary.

Course Topics
  1. Introduction
  2. Time Value of Money
  3. Bonds
  4. Loans
  5. Common and Preferred Stock
  6. Summary of Main Differences between Debt and Equity Financing

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation or a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

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