# Course curriculum

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### Bond Pricing and Yields

• Session objectives

• Bonds

• Par value

• Forecasting cash flows

• Coupon rate and yield to maturity

• Interactive exercise 4

• Valuing a bond

• Setting up the cash flow

• Annual bond demonstration

• Annual bond exercise

• Semi annual bond cash flows

• Semi annual bond yield to maturity

• Semi annual diagram of cash flow

• Interactive exercise 5

• Semi annual bond demonstration

• Semi annual bond exercise

• Yield to maturity

• Break down of YTM

• Bond prices and yield

• YTM and current yield

• Relationship between yields

• Interactive exercise 6

• Bond pricing and yields exercise

• Session conclusion

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### Key Statistical Skills

• Session objectives

• Measures of central tendency

• Arithmetic mean

• Weighted mean

• WACC

• Quiz

• WACC equation

• Expected values

• Expected values demonstration

• Expected values exercise

• Moving averages

• Simple moving average

• Simple moving example

• Interactive exercise 7

• Weighted moving average

• Weighted moving example

• Weighted moving average demonstration

• Moving average exercise

• Measures of dispersion

• Range

• Variance

• Variance example

• Quiz

• Population versus sample variance

• Standard deviation

• Variance v.s. standard deviation

• Interactive exercise 8

• Mean and standard deviation demonstration

• Mean and standard deviation exercise

• Session conclusion

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### Covariance, Correlation and Regression

• Session objectives

• Relationship between variables

• Covariance and correlation

• Covariance

• Calculating the covariance

• Drivers of covariance

• Interactive exercise 9

• Correlation

• Covariance and correlation demonstration

• Covariance and correlation exericse

• Regression analysis

• Simple linear regression

• The regression equation

• Sum of squares

• R squared and the correlation coefficient

• Interactive exercise 10

• Regression demonstration

• Target exercise

• Session conclusion

• Summary

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### Qualified Assessment

• Qualified assessment

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