The Think like a CFO Specialization will help you learn the language of finance. You will gain a firm understanding in Accountability, Operational Finance and Corporate Finance.
By the end of the specialization, you’ll know what questions to ask and how to fit the different pieces together in order to develop a diagnosis and action plan to resolve a company’s financing dilemmas. You will have gain the necessary skills to understand basic concepts and feel comfortable reading, interpreting and discussing financial statements for decision making and you will understand the hey financial issues related to companies, investors, and the interaction between them in the capital markets.
When you complete the Specialization, you’ll be able to better understand both business financial problems to make better decisions and your own personal financial decisions
Financial Accounting is often called the language of business; it is the language that managers use to communicate the firm's financial and economic information to external parties such as shareholders and creditors. Nobody working in business can afford financial illiteracy. Whether you run your own business, work as a [...]
Corporate Finance Essentials will enable you to understand key financial issues related to companies, investors, and the interaction between them in the capital markets. By the end of this course you should be able to understand most of what you read in the financial press and use the essential [...]
This course picks up where Corporate Finance Essentials left, addressing other corporate finance issues not addressed in the previous course, such as market efficiency, bonds, stocks, capital structure, and dividend policy. This course will help you to: understanding the concept of market efficiency; get an overview in issues related [...]
When it comes to numbers, there is always more than meets the eye. In operational finance, you will learn how to read the “story” that the balance sheet and income statement tells about the company’s operations. The insights you gain from this “financial story” will then become a tool [...]