To support our site, Class Central may be compensated by some course providers.

Finance Essentials for MBA Success

Imperial College London via edX

students interested
  • Provider edX
  • Subject Business
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $79 Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 6 weeks long

Taken this course? Share your experience with other students. Write review

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.

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

Help Center

Most commonly asked questions about EdX EdX

Review for edX's Finance Essentials for MBA Success
5.0 Based on 1 reviews

  • 5 star 100%
  • 4 star 0%
  • 3 star 0%
  • 2 star 0%
  • 1 star 0%

Did you take this course? Share your experience with other students.

Write a review
  • 1
Carlos L
5.0 5 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.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes
  • 1

Class Central

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.

Sign up for free

Never stop learning Never Stop Learning!

Get personalized course recommendations, track subjects and courses with reminders, and more.