Introduction to value based business analytics Specialization

This Specialization is part of HSE University Master of Business Analytics degree program. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program.
This specialization focuses on key finance concepts of value creation vision of any firm, including closely held and family businesses. You will gain understanding of how risk-return criteria changes performance measurement of a company itself and helps to assess different financial instruments in financial markets that might be used for financing to capture growth opportunities. It gives you the tools to address the value creation effects of business decisions in any sector. You’ll also unlock new vision on how different motives behind executive team and board’s decisions can impact corporate performance. We involve experts from large employers, such as PWC, Russian Agricultural Bank, Moscow Exchange, Boston Consulting Group, IBS consulting into delivering particular topics and share their expertise in applying value creation thinking to real life decisions.

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Corporate Finance (Coursera)

Corporate Finance course develops conceptual framework to analyze the broad area of corporate financial decisions (investing, financing, payout, strategic deals). It provides the prevailing empirical evidence for the motives and impact of corporate performance in developed and emerging capital markets. The course covers topics in corporate financial architecture (e.g. [...]

Financial Markets and Instruments (Coursera)

Financial markets and Instruments course is focused on the features and the use of various types of financial instruments including stocks, bonds and derivatives. It covers financial intermediation, market infrastructure and regulation. The emphasis is made on general economic intuition rather than on quantitative models. The course syllabus corresponds [...]

International Financial Reporting Standards-1 (Coursera)

This course will provide students with knowledge on the formation and adoption of the international financial reporting standards, their basic concepts, and the requirements for the preparation and content of the financial statements used in the international practice. It will also prepare them for practical issues on financial [...]

Theory of Finance (Coursera)

Theory of Finance covers the basic principles and fundamental theories of pricing and valuation of various types of financial assets including stocks, bonds and derivatives. The content of the course corresponds to CFA Level 1. Having successfully completed the course, students should be familiar with the most commonly used [...]

Econometrics (Coursera)

The course builds essential skills necessary for economic, business or financial analysis. The purpose of the course is to give students solid and extended skills in both econometric tools and their application to contemporary economic problems. We will learn both theoretical foundations and practical aspects of the main econometric [...]