Michael Fetters

Michael L. Fetters is a professor of accounting at Babson College and the director on Babson’s National Curriculum Design and Launch team for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses as well as on the Curriculum Advisory Team for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women. He was Babson’s first provost and served as chairperson of the Accounting and Law Division. He was on the faculty team that designed and launched the innovative, integrated entrepreneurial MBA program, and on the design and launch team for the integrated undergraduate program. In addition, he designed and directed the MS in Strategic Cost Accounting Program for Lucent Technologies, and designed and teaches in Babson’s Blended Learning MBA program. He has been selected twice by the graduate students as the Thomas Kennedy Professor of the Year. He also has won the College’s prestigious Walter H. Carpenter Award for Exceptional Contributions to Babson College.
He has published numerous articles and book chapters as well as presented nationally and internationally on such topics as entrepreneurship ecosystems, financial statement analysis, women in professions, curriculum innovation, technology-enhanced learning, and pedagogical research. ‘The Development of University-Based Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Global Studies’ with Rice, Greene & Butler was published in September 2010. The textbook ‘Financial Statements: Construction, Analysis and Forecasts, 2e’ with Halsey & Soybel was published in August 2015. Currently, he serves on several advisory boards and boards of directors for growing ventures spanning varied industries and business sizes.

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Fundamentals of Management, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Management, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This free online course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. This course focuses on the most critical resource for growth in your business – your employees. Understanding of human resource [...]

Fundamentals of Financial Planning, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Financial Planning, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. In this course, you will begin to develop and optimize your business for growth by considering your cash flow cycle and examining [...]

Fundamentals of Funding, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Funding, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. In this course, you will explore how acquisition and funding applications can support and expand your business opportunity.

Fundamentals of Customers and Competition, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Customers and Competition, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. In this course, you will examine your customers’ buying process and explore the benefits of segmenting your customers. Through mapping your competitors [...]

Fundamentals of Operations, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. In this course, you will identify and refine your business operations and processes. You will explore how these can be developed, both [...]

Fundamentals of Sales and Marketing, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. This course will support you to develop your marketing plans and strengthen your brand as your business grows. You will explore a [...]

Fundamentals of Leadership, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Leadership, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. In this course, you will explore your role as leader of your organization and employees, and how your role is crucial for [...]

Fundamentals of Negotiation, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

Aug 22nd 2022
Fundamentals of Negotiation, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)
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This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. This course will examine negotiation and explore the tools you need in order to negotiate confidently, as you pursue opportunities for business [...]

Fundamentals of Business Finance, with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

This course is one of 10 courses available in the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women collection, designed for entrepreneurs ready to take their business to the next level. This course will introduce you to financial terminology, and explain why it is essential to use financial statements to understand and monitor [...]

Grow Your Business with Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women (Coursera)

In this course you will gain the skills that will help you to plan how to best grow your business in future. You will learn how to identify business opportunities, and select the one which is the most progressive and forward-looking, assessing its feasibility. You will also be introduced [...]