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  • Technical Solutions Engineers
  • Account Managers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Basics of Financial Statements

14 videos (Total 74 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
14 videos
Business Organizations4m
Role of Financial Manager4m
Introduction to Accounting5m
The Balance Sheet3m
Assets6m
Liabilities4m
Shareholders' Equity4m
Income Statement4m
Expenses 16m
Expenses 26m
Statement of Cash Flows4m
Cash Flows from Operations9m
Cash Flows from Investments and Financing6m
2 readings
Prerequisites10m
10 Things to Know About Every Cash Flow Statement10m
1 practice exercise
Assessment20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Financial Statement Analysis

5 videos (Total 30 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Profitability ratios6m
Activity Ratios8m
Solvency and Liquidity Ratios6m
DuPont Identity4m
1 reading
What are the limitations of ratio analysis?10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz (non graded)2m
Assessment20m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Time Value of Money

7 videos (Total 38 min), 2 quizzes
7 videos
Ordinary Annuities6m
Effective Annual Rate (EAR)6m
Annuity Due3m
Perpetuities3m
Discount Rate6m
Diversification5m
2 practice exercises
Assessment20m
Practice Quiz (non graded)4m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Capital Budgeting

11 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Internal Rate of Return and Payback Period5m
Decide Between Two Projects6m
Drawbacks of Payback Period4m
Drawbacks of IRR and NPV6m
Free Cash Flows7m
Other Relevant Cash Flows4m
A Capital Budgeting Example7m
Sensitivity Analysis4m
Uncertainties in Projects4m
Resolving Uncertainties7m
1 reading
Capital Budgeting example spreadsheet10m
1 practice exercise
Assessment20m
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Top reviews from Accounting and Finance for IT professionals

By ACSep 29th 2017

It was really very informative with apt examples and I really enjoyed working with different formulae in the assignment section.

By DJAug 9th 2017

Very helpful course for IT professional to understand Accounting and Finance aspects in decision making. Thanks!

Instructor

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Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Assistant Professor
Indian School of Business

About Indian School of Business

The Indian School of Business has successfully put India on the global map of management education by nurturing young leaders with an understanding of developing economies and the society at large. Through innovations in curricula and pedagogy to reflect the shifting business landscape, the ISB is committed to providing the best venue for management education to meet the growing need to develop young leaders who can manage global challenges....

About the Business Technology Management Specialization

With digital transformation, products and business models in today's competitive environment are increasingly being transformed by technology. This new digital economy places information technology (IT) at the centre of firm strategy and operations, and requires a new breed of IT managers and leaders who can examine technology through a business lens. The Business Technology Management Specialization will empower you with knowledge of the IT domain, project management, leadership and team building skills, and functional and analytical skills. These skills are critical skills for leveraging technology to create competitive advantage. This Specialization will introduce you to the IT-powered digital transformation that business are going through. It will enable you to understand how insightful executives leverage IT to create value and understand the competitive dynamics of industries that consume significant technology. It will also introduce you to Business Analytics in a world of digital media, including the right toolscape, like being able to run the Analytics Desktop with leading tools like RStudio and GitHub. Finally, this Specialization will introduce you to customer analytics and enable you to develop an appreciation of problem-solving, data collection, prediction and optimization that can be enabled using digital media tools. Video: Professor Deepa Mani speaks about the Specialization...
Business Technology Management

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