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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is by Researcher Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao at IIM Indore


"Essentials Corporate Finance Unveiled" is a comprehensive course designed to provide a fundamental understanding of corporate finance principles. Spanning across multiple lectures, this course covers a wide array of essential topics crucial for comprehending the financial workings of businesses. Starting with an introduction to corporate finance, the curriculum delves into key concepts such as time value of money, financial statements analysis, capital budgeting techniques, cost of capital, and risk assessment. Additionally, it explores vital areas like stock and bond valuation, working capital management, dividend policies, mergers and acquisitions, international finance, options and derivatives, and corporate governance. Participants will gain insights into various financial strategies, including risk management, behavioral finance, and ethical considerations within the financial landscape. The course culminates in advanced subjects such as financial distress, investment banking, and in-depth financial statement analysis, offering a holistic view of corporate finance and its applications in real-world scenarios.

At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

Essentials Corporate Finance Unveiled, by Dr. Guruprasad Jayarao

  • Dr. Guruprasad B Jayarao is an accomplished professional in the field of technology and management, with an extensive background in software engineering, leadership, and program management. With over two decades of experience, he has held key positions in prominent companies, showcasing expertise in directing engineering teams and spearheading programs in the software industry.

    His educational journey commenced with a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, where he actively contributed to technical initiatives and academic societies. Building upon this foundation, he pursued a Master's degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, further enhancing his technical prowess.

    Guruprasad's professional journey reflects a progressive career trajectory. Notably, he held significant roles at globally recognized companies, including IBM and McAfee, where he contributed substantially in project and program management. At McAfee, he specialized in technical program management, overseeing the development of enterprise security products for various operating systems.

    His tenure at IBM saw him assuming diverse leadership positions, engaging in delivery execution, test management, and pre-sales activities. This broad spectrum of responsibilities speaks to his adeptness in handling multifaceted managerial tasks within a corporate environment.

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