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The course is delivered over 15 weeks, which includes 3 quizzes, 1 individual Valuation project, 1 final exam, and 8 optional live sessions with Professor Damodaran. Each week, two topics will be released (on Monday and Thursday), and the live sessions will take place at 12 p.m. EST following the schedule outlined below. Here’s how you can expect to spend your time in the course:

Week Content
1 09/06/17 - Valuation: The Big Picture
09/08/2017 - Intrinsic Value: Introduction
2 09/11/2017 - The Risk Free Rate
09/12/2017 - Live Session 1
09/14/2017 - The Equity Risk Premium
3 09/18/2017 - Relative Risk Measures
09/21/2017 - The Costs of Debt and Capital
4 09/25/2017 - Estimating Cash Flows
09/26/2017 - Live Session 2 
09/28/2017 - Estimating Growth
QUIZ 1 
5 10/02/2017 - Terminal Value
10/05/2017 - Value Enhancement
6 10/09/2017 - Loose Ends 1: From Asset Value to Equity Value
10/12/2017 - Loose Ends 2: Acquisition Ornaments
10/13/2017 - Live Session 3 
7 10/16/2017 - Loose Ends 3: Dilution and Illiquidity
10/19/2017 - Narrative to Numbers
8 10/23/2017 - The Pricing Imperative
10/24/2017 - Live Session 4 
10/26/2017 - The Most Used multiple
QUIZ 2 
9 10/30/2017 - Other Earnings Multiples
11/02/2017 - Book Value Multiples
10 11/06/2017 - Revenue Multiples and Mopping Up
11/09/2017 - Asset Based Valuation
11 11/13/2017 - Private Company Valuation
11/16/2017 - The Essence of Real Options
12 11/20/2017 - The Option to Delay
11/21/2017 - Live Session 5
11/23/2017 - The Option to Expand and Abandon
13 11/27/2017 - Valuing/Pricing Start-Ups and Young Companies
11/30/2017 - Valuing/Pricing Declining and Distressed Companies
11/30/2017 - Live Session 6
QUIZ 3
14 12/04/2017 - Valuing/Pricing Financial Service Companies
12/05/2017 - Live Session 7
12/07/2017 - Valuing/Pricing Cyclical and Commodity Companies
15 12/11/2017 - Valuation: Looking Back and Looking Forward
FINALS 12/12/2017 - Live Session 8
FINAL exam