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Finance Essentials

Imperial College London via edX

3 Reviews 1464 students interested
  • Provider edX
  • Subject Business
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Certificate $79 Certificate Available Get 15% off with the code DXVEVL6A4GSTVLRZ Expires 2/15/2019
  • Effort 2-4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long
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Overview

Want to study for an MBA but are unsure of basic financial concepts? This business and management course prepares you for studying finance in an MBA program and in business generally.

You will learn key financial topics such as present value, Internal Rate of Return (IRR), capital budgeting, equity, bonds, diversification, portfolio choice and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), all of which are often discussed and explored in great detail in MBA programs across the globe as well as everyday business operations.

A completely online course, you can work wherever and whenever you choose: at home, in the workplace, at a library, coffee shop or even while travelling (with the appropriate network access).

This course employs a ‘supported learning’ model. To help you achieve the optimum learning outcomes from this module, Imperial College Business School provides access to an expert online tutor who will support you through the learning materials and associated activities.

No previous financial knowledge is needed. Join us as you start your journey into the world of finance for management.

Syllabus

  • Using financial tools in context
  • Bonds
  • Equity
  • Diversification
  • CAPM and betas

Taught by

Robert Kosowski, Oleg Komarov and Edward Fram

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Carlos L
5.0 8 months ago
by Carlos completed this course.
I want to learn finance yo be able create my own business. In the world of finance you have to know where to invest and when I going to recover the investment.
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Yafte E
5.0 a month ago
Yafte completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Me interesa el curso para poder aprender algo nuevo y completamente diferente a lo que ya conozco en la actualidad, es interesante saber que escuelas de otros países estén dando la oportunidad de aprenderles
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Yeritzia M
5.0 a month ago
Yeritzia is taking this course right now.
La preparacion continua es la base de exito en una MBA en la que que se presentan constanteme situación que exigen nuevos conocimientos
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