In the Introduction to Finance I: The Basics course, you will be introduced to the basic concepts needed to understand the financial manager’s decision-making process. To achieve that, you will learn about the basic forms a business can take and the goal of the financial manager. You will also learn the fundamentals of financial statements and how to measure a company’s financial health using financial ratios. In addition, you will explore how to allocate capital across time to create value. After learning the course, you should be familiar with major topics in modern finance and communicate with others within and outside of the business world. With a deep understanding of the financial side of the business, you will be in a better position to make informed decisions and plan for the financial future.
Introduction to Finance: The BasicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
About this Course
What you will learn
Build a financial knowledge base by understanding essential topics in modern finance.
Develop an understanding of the issues managers must consider when making financial decisions.
Be ready to conduct analysis using information from financial statements.
Understand and apply the time value of money in order to value financial and real asset investments and to make investment decisions.
Skills you will gain
- Financial Management
- Future Value
- Leadership And Management
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Module 1: Introduction to Finance
Module 2: Financial Statements and Cash Flow
Module 3: Financial Statements Analysis
Module 4: Time Value of Money
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE: THE BASICS
Enjoyed this course. Definitely makes you look at your own finances and what you have purchased and what you need to purchase; car, house, etc. I like how you can equate that to the corporate world.
Professor presents the items very clearly and simplifies her presentations
I enjoyed the thorough material in this course and the option to listen, read, and watch videos on the subject. I do think the platform itself can be confusing to navigate sometimes.
the course was very insightful and really up to the expectations.
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