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Approx. 19 hours to complete
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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 ManagementFinanceFuture ValueLeadership And Management
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Approx. 19 hours to complete
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Management from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Orientation

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Instructor Bio2m
6 readings
Syllabus10m
ePub10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Brand Description10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz30m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: Introduction to Finance

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 57 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
10 videos
1-2.1. Introduction of the Three Legal Forms to Organize Fims54s
1-2.2. The Sole Proprietorship7m
1-2.3. The Partnership3m
1-2.4. The Corporation6m
1-2.5. The Hybrid Form5m
1-3.1. The Goal of Financial Management7m
1-4.1. The Corporate Governance10m
1-5.1. The Agency Problem8m
Module 1 Wrap Up3m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 1 Quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Module 2: Financial Statements and Cash Flow

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 2 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
2-2.1. Financials9m
2-3.1. Balance Sheet: Introduction7m
2-3.2. Balance Sheet: Fiscal Year5m
2-3.3. Balance Sheet: Other Topics11m
2-4.1. Income Statement6m
2-5.1. Statement of Cash Flow8m
Lesson 2-6.1. Module 2 Wrap Up4m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
7 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-5 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 2-6 Practice Quiz10m
Module 2 Quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Module 3: Financial Statements Analysis

5 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
10 videos
3-2.1. Standardized Statements7m
3-3.1. Financial Ratios: Introduction3m
3-3.2. Financial Ratios: Liquidity Ratios6m
3-3.3. Financial Ratios: Leverage Ratios6m
3-3.4. Financial Ratios: Turnover Ratios5m
3-3.5. Financial Ratios: Profitability Ratios9m
3-3.6. Financial Ratios: Market Value Ratios4m
3-4.1. Financial Forecasting7m
Module 3 Wrap Up3m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
5 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-4 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Quiz1h
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Module 4: Time Value of Money

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 64 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
8 videos
4-2.1. Present Value and Future Value7m
4-3.1. Net Present Value13m
4-3.2. APR and EAR11m
4-4.1. Perpetuity8m
4-4.2. Annuity12m
4-5.1. Module 4 Wrap Up3m
Gies Online Programs3m
3 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
Congratulations!10m
6 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-4 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 4-5 Practice Quiz10m
Module 4 Quiz1h

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