Doug Williamson

Doug is a highly experienced finance tutor with Cambridge University and the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT). He also has extensive experience in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors, including KPMG, Virgin Entertainment Group and Abcam plc. Doug is a chartered accountant and corporate treasurer who enjoys distilling his expertise into financial education, executive mentoring and coaching. He is a writer for the ACT’s journal The Treasurer, and principal contributing editor of the Treasurer’s Wiki, an on-line glossary of financial terms: https://wiki.treasurers.org/wiki/Main_Page.
Doug is also a mentor and trainer for Toastmasters International’s public speaking, communication and leadership programmes. He enjoys helping people to learn and apply their skills in practical and meaningful ways.

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Foundations of Finance (edX)

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Foundations of Finance (edX)
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This course provides a rigorous, but straightforward, introduction to the key concepts of financial understanding. Using real-world case studies and practitioner interviews, as well as timely knowledge checks, you will integrate your new knowledge and problem solving skills with practical application. No prior knowledge is required or [...]

Financial accounting and capital markets (edX)

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Financial accounting and capital markets (edX)
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An organisation’s sustainable cash flows and its accounting profits (or losses) are both supremely important, but they can be very different. Explore the differences between debt and share capital, fact and judgement in financial reporting and financial markets, and understand and apply terms such as capitalisation, depreciation, amortisation and [...]

Building stakeholder value (edX)

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Building stakeholder value (edX)
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Sustainable businesses need to earn consistent and predictable profits. Find out what terms like ‘internal rate of return’, ‘discounted cash flow’ and DCF analysis actually mean in practice and how you can use them to the advantage of the business. Through this five week course you will not only [...]