Economics & Finance

 


 
iMSA (Masters of Science in Accountancy) from the University of Illinois



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Aug 7th 2017

Explore a career in financial planning, including working with clients and the financial planning process.

Average: 7.2 (9 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

Develop your knowledge of personal finance, such as how to control, invest and protect your finances. You will be shown how to set your goals and how to achieve those goals using an established, working savings plan. You will then learn the basic skills to get you started on building your wealth and then you will be shown the common mistakes people make with managing their money.

Average: 8.2 (17 votes)
Aug 7th 2017

Learn to assess the strength of a business and identify early warning signs of potential future problems. This subject shows how financial reports provide a wealth of information into the performance of a business, and how they can be used specifically to identify early warning signs of potential future problems. We will see that a profitable business may not necessarily be performing well or taking the right steps to build for its future. Just as a doctor conducts a diagnosis of a patient and recommends a course of treatment, we will use simple and yet powerful tools to analyse a business and identify where and how things can be improved.

Average: 5.5 (15 votes)

Aug 3rd 2017

O curso analisa a concepção, seleção, projetos e implementação das Alianças Público Privadas, identificando os benefícios e riscos que esse tipo de disposições contratuais possuem para os Setores Público e Privado.

Average: 8.3 (4 votes)
Aug 1st 2017

El curso entregará conocimientos profundos sobre cómo las evaluaciones aleatorias se emplean para medir el impacto de programas sociales.

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Jul 27th 2017

Discounted cash flow method means that we can find firm value by discounting future cash flows of a firm. That is, firm value is present value of cash flows a firm generates in the future. In order to understand the meaning of present value, we are going to discuss time value of money, first. That is, the value of $100 today is different from the value of $100 a year later. Then, what should be the present value of $100 that you are going to receive in 1 year? How about the value of $100 dollars that you are going to receive every year for next 10 years? How about forever? After taking this course, you are going to be able to find the present value of these types of cash flows in the future.

Average: 5.1 (11 votes)

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Learn about the different modes of Islamic Finance and the applications, management and risk involved with each. This Islamic finance and banking course gives an overview of the Islamic modes of finance. In this course, you will learn about Murabaha, Ijarah, Salam, Iistisjna, and Istisjrar modes of finance and their applications, management, the risks involved, and the mitigation measures.

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Jul 26th 2017

Learn about advanced Islamic financial instruments, including Sukuk, which commonly refers to the Islamic equivalent of bonds, and the challenges and innovations within Islamic markets.

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Jul 26th 2017

In this course, we will discuss fundamental principles of trading off risk and return, portfolio optimization, and security pricing. We will study and use risk-return models such as the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) and multi-factor models to evaluate the performance of various securities and portfolios. Specifically, we will learn how to interpret and estimate regressions that provide us with both a benchmark to use for a security given its risk (determined by its beta), as well as a risk-adjusted measure of the security’s performance (measured by its alpha).

Average: 7 (9 votes)
Jul 25th 2017

In this course you will learn how to use key finance principles to understand and measure business success and to identify and promote true value creation. You will learn how to use accounting information to form key financial ratios to measure a company’s financial health and to manage a company's short-term and long-term liquidity needs. You will also learn how to use valuation techniques to make sound business investment and acquisition decisions. Finally, you will learn how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and how to evaluate the performance of existing investments.

Average: 6.7 (7 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Este curso dotará a sus participantes con las herramientas que le permitirán llevar a cabo una planeación financiera personal y entender la necesidad de salvaguardar su patrimonio y recursos financieros, así como los requerimientos mínimos que se deben considerar para tomar buenas decisiones financieras.

Average: 9 (2 votes)

Jul 24th 2017

This course is a rigorous introduction to alternative methods of valuation and will enable the learner to conduct analysis of most projects and companies. This course will also serve useful to anyone interested in, or required to, critically evaluating project and company analyses conducted by experts.

Average: 5.5 (13 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

In this course, you will learn about latest investment strategies and performance evaluation. You will start by learning portfolio performance measures and discuss best practices in portfolio performance evaluation. You will explore different evaluation techniques such as style analysis and attribution analysis and apply them to evaluate different investment strategies. Special emphasis will be given to recent financial market innovations and current investment trends.

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Jul 24th 2017

Energy issues have always been important in international relations, but in recent years may have become even more important than in the past due to the widespread awareness of existing limits to energy sources and negative climate impacts. The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various available scenarios for potential developments in the coming decades, the availability of oil reserves and the evolution of the oil industry.

Average: 9 (1 vote)

Jul 24th 2017

Welcome to the exciting world of Healthcare Delivery Providers! This second course in the Healthcare Marketplace Specialization will help you understand the various providers of healthcare across the U.S. delivery continuum. We will explore the unique value proposition of the various providers- from hospitals and clinics to physicians to community based providers. We will dissect this important value chain using various lenses such as- site of care delivery, people who provide the care and payers who pay for care. You will also learn about the challenges facing these providers and the innovations they are creating in order to help transform this important industry.

Average: 8.7 (3 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

En el curso valuación de empresas, el administrador financiero enfrentará una decisión financiera una vez que una empresa ha llegado al punto en que pueda expandirse y adquirir o fusionarse con otras empresas. Antes de tomar tal decisión el administrador financiero deberá evaluar las ventajas y desventajas de una integración horizontal o vertical, por lo que la empresa deberá valuar primero así misma y en segundo termino a la empresa objetivo con base en diferentes modelos como Black and Scholes, Valor Económico Agregado (EVA), Generación Económica Operativa (GEO), etc.

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Jul 24th 2017

This course presents an introduction to the basics of financial accounting and finance for IT professionals. The first part of the course will focus on understanding the most important financial statements, namely, the balance sheet, the income statement, and the statement of cash flows.

Average: 6.7 (3 votes)

Jul 24th 2017

How can you put data to work for you? Specifically, how can numbers in a spreadsheet tell us about present and past business activities, and how can we use them to forecast the future? The answer is in building quantitative models, and this course is designed to help you understand the fundamentals of this critical, foundational, business skill. Through a series of short lectures, demonstrations, and assignments, you’ll learn the key ideas and process of quantitative modeling so that you can begin to create your own models for your own business or enterprise.

Average: 7 (6 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Economics, psychology, and neuroscience are converging today into a unified discipline of Neuroeconomics with the ultimate aim of creating a single, general theory of human decision-making.

Average: 6.6 (8 votes)
Jul 24th 2017

Finance for Everyone: Decisions will introduce you to the workings of the free markets and the foundations of finance. You will learn how free markets and their “creative destruction” provide the architecture for the global economy and how those same markets move money in ways that create and destroy wealth. Your financial toolkit will include timeless concepts like compounding, discounting, annuities, effective interest rates, and more.

Average: 6 (4 votes)

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