In the Introduction to Finance I: The Basics course, you will be introduced to the basic concepts needed to understand the financial manager’s decision-making process. To achieve that, you will learn about the basic forms a business can take and the goal of the financial manager. You will also learn the fundamentals of financial statements and how to measure a company’s financial health using financial ratios. In addition, you will explore how to allocate capital across time to create value. After learning the course, you should be familiar with major topics in modern finance and communicate with others within and outside of the business world. With a deep understanding of the financial side of the business, you will be in a better position to make informed decisions and plan for the financial future.
Introduction to Finance: The BasicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE: THE BASICS
Enjoyed this course. Definitely makes you look at your own finances and what you have purchased and what you need to purchase; car, house, etc. I like how you can equate that to the corporate world.
Well put together, concise and information packed. I think the peer review stuff is a bit overrated, but otherwise a decent experience.
All materials are super clear. Examples are structured and easy to understand. An excellent course to recommend to everyone!
Very good approach for beginners. All what we need to know about finance in a compressed and straight to the point way.
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