Capital Structures



Capital Structures

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level


  • Duration

    1h 30m

Learn about capital structure and how it can assist you with planning, control, and decision-making.

Learning outcomes

  • Analyse capital structure theories.
  • Evaluate the impact of changes in capital structure for an incorporated entity and evaluate how different capital structures affect key performance indicators.
  • Analyse capital structure considerations for group entities.
  • Evaluate dividend policies for an entity that meet the needs and expectations of shareholders.

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Capital structures

Identify factors that should be considered when deciding on the most appropriate capital structure for an organisation including practical considerations and capital structure theories. Learn the tools on where and how organisations gain access to funds and the factors that are considered when making funding choices that will change the capital structure.

Acquire new skills to demonstrate your proficiency:

  • Modigliani and Miller's Theory
  • Equations used to calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
  • Capital structure and its effect on financial statements and ratios
  • Capital Structure in group entities
  • Different theoretical views of dividend policy

Gain practical experience

Use genuine examples to learn how to apply capital structures to your work.

This is a standalone course but if you're interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1.5 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Programme level:Basic
Duration:1h 30m
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

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£39.00 (CIMA members only)


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