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About the Course

This MOOC identifies and explores a number of challenges to the finance professional arising from the ever changing business environment. Increasingly, financial decisions must take account of strategic consequences. The first module, Exploring Strategic Position, Choice and Action helps in doing that – setting a strategic context for planning for, monitoring and controlling projects and activities. An on-going set of challenges is found in the evolution of International Reporting Standards. The second module focuses on some recent changes in Standards, identifying the drivers for changes, and examining evolution in controversial areas such as leasing and goodwill. The third and final module, Corporate Governance, examines issues which are causing people to re-assess the nature, purpose and scope of corporate governance, and challenges to making governance function effectively. Key issues here are the move to include a broader range of stakeholders, the perennial challenge of agency theory issues, shareholder activism, changing Board structures, and challenges to internal control to better manage risk. This MOOC will be right for you if you are interested in engaging with some of the challenges facing finance professionals, even if you are not one yourself. If you are thinking about returning to study this will provide a taster of academic endeavours through reading articles, critiquing ideas, and blending theory with reality....

Top reviews

TF
Aug 23, 2020

This was very engaging and challenging at the same time. I learnt a lot about strategy, strategic choices, governance and stakeholders management. It is highly recommended!

KL
Nov 30, 2019

it matched the topic, keeping me up the change. learned new way of learning online. thanks to all help to my peers who helped me through to meet the deadlines.

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By Iain W

Jan 10, 2018

This was a very good thought provoking course and useful in my professional life.

By Ganesh K A

Jun 7, 2020

Very good one and give lot of opportunity to prepare project / analysis by own.

By Ali A

Feb 17, 2020

Good refresher of past studies plus good update for recent developments in IFRS

By Beenzu M C C

Jun 27, 2016

Very relevant program and applicable to current economic, social and global iss

By ahmad a

Jul 24, 2020

this course has important analysis methods and theories , it's very useful.

By Sameer M

Jun 18, 2017

It was a good refresher and a great way to bring me back to study mode.

By Rongguang G

Mar 15, 2020

very good course, challenging but fulfulled with confidence post study

By P X

Feb 25, 2017

Enjoyed working through this course. Well structured and paced.

By Mongi K

Jun 15, 2020

Really enjoyed the course, clear structure and great content!

By Edem B A

Dec 16, 2018

VERY EDUCATIVE COURSE. REALLY KEPT PARTICIPANTS UP TO DATE

By Tena S

May 14, 2017

Loving this course. Really getting me back into the swing.

By Muhammad Q A

May 27, 2018

A great course to refresh knowledge of Financial issues.

By Carol F

Apr 8, 2020

The online tutorials and explanations were excellent

By Tanya T

Apr 25, 2016

Great course. Well structuredould highly recommend.

By Grzegorz S

Feb 11, 2018

very simple and straightforward user friendly

By VIVIAN H W

Sep 11, 2017

Very good course as a refreshment to those!

By Angela-Marie G

Jan 3, 2020

Very enjoyable and updated my skills

By Samuel C O

Jun 10, 2017

Well articulated with sound coverage

By CHUL H C

Feb 20, 2020

Informative and excellent to learn.

By KHUSHNOOD A

Dec 26, 2019

Excellent Course for Professionals.

By Ivy Y

Jul 16, 2017

Like the training as it allows stud

By COLETTE M

Jun 1, 2016

Indepth and challenging - brilliant

By Sherwin W

Jul 24, 2019

This course was a great experience

By Hassan F C

Nov 12, 2017

One of the best structured courses

By Andrew C M

May 15, 2017

Very powerful and enriching course