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Business Foundations Specialization

Solve Real Business Problems

Earn a Certificate

  • Specialization via Coursera and University of Pennsylvania
  • $595 for 4-5 months
  • 5-8 hours a week of effort
  • 4 courses + capstone project
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Title
Business Foundations
Rating
★★★☆☆ (1 Review)
Overview
Master the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, operations, and finance with four courses from the wharton school.
Credential Type
Provider
Cost
$595
Effort
5-8 hours a week
Duration
4-5 months

In this Specialization, you’ll develop basic literacy in the language of business, which you can use to transition to a new career, start or improve your own small business, or apply to business school to continue your education. In four courses, you’ll learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, operations, and finance. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills learned by developing a go-to-market strategy to address a real business challenge.

Incentives & Benefits

Top-rated Capstone Projects will be reviewed by Wharton-trained staff and industry partners. All learners who earn their Specialization Certificate will receive a Wharton Digital Press ebook bundle. The top 50 learners in the Specialization (determined by quiz scores, peer review, and Wharton-trained staff) will have application fees waived upon submission of a complete Wharton application.

What You'll Learn

  • Frame practical business questions that can be answered with data
  • Visualize analytical insights in an informative and compelling fashion
  • Translate insights into actionable recommendations for decision-makers

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    1 Review.

    Name
    John Yu
    Field of study
    Education
    Education
    Bachelors Degree
    completed this credential in Jul 2016.

    Capstone project lacks coherence

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