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This short course surveys all the major topics covered in a full semester MBA level finance course, but with a more intuitive approach on a very high conceptual level. The goal here is give you a roadmap and framework for how financial professional make decisions. We will cover the basics of financial valuation, the time value of money, compounding returns, and discounting the future. You will understand discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation and how it compares to other methods. We also step inside the mind of a corporate financial manager and develop the basic tools of capital budgeting. We will survey the how, when, and where to spend money, make tradeoffs about investment, growth, dividends, and how to ensure sound fiscal discipline. Our journey then turns to a Wall Street or capital markets perspective of investments as we discuss the fundamental tradeoff between risk and return. We then synthesize our discussion of risk with our valuation framework and incorporate it into series of direct applications to practice. This course requires no prior familiarity with finance. Rather, it is intended to be a first step for anyone who is curious about understanding stock markets, valuation, or corporate finance. We will walk through all of the tools and quantitative analysis together and develop a guide for understanding the seemingly complex decisions that finance professionals make. By the end of the course, you will develop an understanding of the major conceptual levers that push and pull on financial decision making and how they relate to other areas of business. The course should also serve as a roadmap for where to further your finance education and it would be an excellent introduction of any students contemplating an MBA or Finance concentration, but who has little background in the area....


16. Aug. 2020

This is a very well designed course. Taking you through basics and in the end puts you in a real business scenario where you are expected to take a decision based on the tools and concepts you learnt.

27. März 2020

Great Course, Very solid start for those who are trying to enter Finance world.\n\nIt makes you love this field if you are not familiar with it and have no previous experience.\n\nGreat Job Professor.

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1. Sep. 2019

great and simple courses. Thanks James Weston

von Christian S

13. Juni 2019

Very detailed course with hands-on exercises.

von Amit C

31. Mai 2020

Well structured course to understand Finance

von Charul T

8. Sep. 2021

Easy to comprehend and appropriately paced.

von Ruben A L V

5. Juli 2020

Very interesting course and well structured

von ÖMÜR Y

25. Aug. 2019

Thank you very much for this nice tutorial.

von James D

28. Mai 2019

It was good. Well worth my time and effort.


15. Juli 2020

It was a great learning experience for me.


27. Aug. 2019

Thanks for all this perfect experience :))

von Rui C

5. Feb. 2021

Awesome course! Inspiring and refreshing.

von Pratyush J

25. Jan. 2021

Thank you Professor, really learnt a lot.

von Gerardus W T

22. Sep. 2019

Really helpful, easy to understand course

von Shanshan W

21. Dez. 2017

Great class for non-finance professionals

von Samir S

10. März 2020

Very specific and clear explanation !!!


31. Aug. 2019

Thank you for such valuable oppotunity.

von Katey B

19. Nov. 2018

Very informative and easy to understand

von Aster H

28. Juli 2020

Really great intro course for finance!

von Ronald R T

18. Aug. 2020

amazing amazing course. Learned a ton

von Mohamad A

29. Dez. 2018

Great course for non-finance people!

von Mohamed M

4. Jan. 2022

Incredibly tutoring and informative


28. Nov. 2020

The course is excellent. Thank you

von Kim B

11. Aug. 2020

Great course, valuable information


9. Aug. 2019

I'm very grateful for this course

von Sharyu C

11. Sep. 2020

enjoyed the course! very helpful

von Shamit K

14. Juni 2020

Its very helpful for beginners.