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edX Finance Essentials for MBA Success

Imperial College London via edX

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    Platform:
    EdX
    Provider:
    Imperial College London
    Length:
    6 weeks
    Effort:
    2-4 hours/week
    Language:
    English
    Credentials:
    Paid Certificate Available
    Part of:
    Essentials for MBA Success
    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

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