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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 Katy P

Dec 10, 2020

Good course, manageable around work.

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

By Abdikadir M H

Feb 26, 2019

Value adding course to all levels

By Tatenda R C

Dec 14, 2020

I am glad I did this course.

By Liew P C

Jun 6, 2017

Great learning experience.

By Deirdre B

Dec 5, 2016

Really enjoyed the course.

By Jamie C

Mar 14, 2020

Very good update course.

By Addisu M

Jul 12, 2016

Top option for learning.

By Tan Y W

Nov 15, 2016

GOOD AND COMPREHENSIVE

By Kiran P

Jul 3, 2016

Very useful course !

By Stephanie Y Z

Jan 22, 2019

Like it very much!!

By Joy A A

Apr 30, 2020

Fantastic Course.

By ABDIFATAH Y O

May 13, 2019

very enlightening

By Wang L

Oct 24, 2017

Very good course!

By Wayne C

Jun 8, 2017

Excellent course.

By Deivydas P

May 24, 2017

Very good course.

By Shaneeza F S A

Dec 3, 2020

Very Informative

By Junaid Q S S

Jul 3, 2017

Very good course