Fundamentals of Finance - Executive Concentration

Fundamentals of Finance - Executive Concentration

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Fundamentals of Finance




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3 units

As the financial manager acts as an intermediary between the firm’s operations and financial markets, this course considers the financial system, financial markets, and the role of investors as well as of financial managers. Thus, this certificate in Fundamentals of Finance is an introductory course that covers financial theory as well as the application of financial models and instruments. We will discuss the main concepts of modern finance and demonstrate their application through case studies and real-life examples.

Learning Outcomes

Describe the general objectives and the main instruments used in finance.

Explain the concepts “time value of money” and “opportunity cost of capital”.

Calculate and interpret present values, net present values, and internal rates of return.

Evaluate common stocks (equity) and straight bonds (debt).

Explain the trade-off between risk and return, and calculate the company cost of capital.

Evaluate a whole firm using discounted cash flow analysis or multiples.

Describe and value basic derivatives (options, futures, and swaps).

Who will you learn with?

Dr Othman Cole

How to complete an enrolment?

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Executive Concentration?

Executive Concentration is a collection of 3 modules with a duration of 12 weeks. These Executive Concentration courses are created from modules presented in complete Master's degrees, this guarantees the quality of the course.

What is the duration of an Executive Concentration?

The Executive Concentration courses differ, but on average the duration is 12 weeks.

Can an Executive Concentration be certified?

Yes, when you complete an Executive Concentration you will receive certification.

What universities are Executive Concentration from?

The Executive Concentration courses are created by professors from the world's top universities known for their research and teaching methodologies, and include professors from the Universities of Cambridge, Southern California, California Los Angeles, and Notre Dame.

Do I have to enrol at a particular time in order to start an Executive Concentration?

No, Executive Concentration courses are self-managed and you can enrol at any time. You can study as and when your agenda and schedule allow.

Are all Executive Concentration online?

Yes, the Executive Concentration courses are fully online.

How can I see which Executive Concentration are available?

You can view our full portfolio of Executive Concentration courses here.

How can I see which universities offer Executive Concentration?

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