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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 4 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

  • Data Analysts

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
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24 hours to complete

Capstone Project

7 videos (Total 86 min), 14 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Lecture 2. Project challenges14m
Lecture 3. Transaction – the big picture10m
Lecture 4. Stakeholders revisited8m
Lecture 5. The Project framework17m
Lecture 6. Pieces of advice and description of deliverables18m
Lecture 7. Final remarks6m
14 readings
Konstantin Kontor10m
AIBEc. The American Institute of Business and Economics10m
Grading10m
Handouts – an important comment10m
Handout 1. About Capstone Project10m
Handout 2. Project Challenges10m
Handout 3. The Big Picture and Stakeholders10m
Handout 4. Project Framework and Deliverables10m
Example 1 – Aventis (2003)10m
Example 2 – Oracle PeopleSoft (2004)10m
Example 3 – BenQ Siemens (2006)10m
Example 4 – Google YouTube (2006)10m
Example 5 – L'Oreal BodyShop (2006)10m
Example 6 – PG Wella (2006)10m

Instructor

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Konstantin Kontor

Director and Professor of Finance and Strategy
American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc)

About Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology

Московский физико-технический институт (Физтех) является одним из ведущих вузов страны и входит в основные рейтинги лучших университетов мира. Институт обладает не только богатой историей – основателями и профессорами института были Нобелевские лауреаты Пётр Капица, Лев Ландау и Николай Семенов – но и большой научно-исследовательской базой. Основой образования в МФТИ является уникальная «система Физтеха», сформулированная Петром Капицей: кропотливый отбор одаренных и склонных к творческой работе абитуриентов; участие в обучении ведущих научных работников; индивидуальный подход к отдельным студентам с целью развития их творческих задатков; воспитание с первых шагов в атмосфере технических исследований и конструктивного творчества с использованием потенциала лучших лабораторий страны. Среди выпускников МФТИ — нобелевские лауреаты Андрей Гейм и Константин Новоселов, основатель компании ABBYY Давид Ян, один из авторов архитектурных принципов построения вычислительных комплексов Борис Бабаян и др....

About American Institute of Business and Economics

The American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc) offers a wide variety of business courses in finance, accounting, marketing, strategy, HR, business law, economics, general management, business psychology, as well as course projects and the Field study. AIBEc provides for flexibility and customization of programs and schedules....

About the Understanding Modern Finance Specialization

This Specialization is designed for a wide audience of those interested in finance either professionally or just of curiosity, including managers of different levels specializing in finance, accounting, business planning, strategy, consulting, and project management, IT specialists engaged in the area of finance, fin-tech, big data, and valuation, etc. Through four courses and the final Project, you will cover the theory and practice of capital markets and financial institutions, corporate finance and project valuation, financial and managerial accounting as applied to finance, as well as the M&A market as the ultimate judge of financial efficiency and value creation. The Specialization will prepare you to understand and use the applications of financial ideas, concepts, models, strategies, and tools to build a successful career in finance and in business, as well as to take advantage of opportunities offered by financial markets....
Understanding Modern Finance

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