University of Colorado Boulder
Product Cost and Investment Cash Flow Analysis
University of Colorado Boulder

Product Cost and Investment Cash Flow Analysis

This course is part of Finance for Technical Managers Specialization

Taught in English

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What you'll learn

  • Understand the basics of financial management in an organization

  • Distinguish between job and activity-based costing and develop a product cost model

  • Learn the concept of time value of money (TVM) and apply it using spreadsheet analysis

  • Apply TVM principles to your personal finances and retirement planning

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18 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

(48 reviews)

Beginner level

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20 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 5 modules in this course

Overview of the course and introduction to key financial principles.

What's included

8 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Introduces types of costs and the break-even analysis; describes approaches to cost modeling and important cost estimation techniques.

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9 videos1 reading4 quizzes

Introduces types of inventory and how product cost is determined using the Job Cost and Activity-Based Cost methods.

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6 videos3 quizzes

Introduces the concept of time value of money (TVM) as it applies to investment decisions; develops and demonstrates the expressions for the future value of an investment based on initial investments, compounding interest rates, and periods of time; uses analytical and spreadsheet models to solve for a variety of investment situations.

What's included

7 videos5 quizzes

Applies the principles of finance and time value of money (TVM) to one’s personal finances. Investments such as stocks, bonds, and funds are introduced, along with the concept of price volatility and its relationship to risk. Asset allocation theory is described in the context of creating an investment portfolio. These principles are then put into practice through constructing a personal retirement plan spreadsheet and retirement plan portfolio.

What's included

10 videos3 readings3 quizzes1 programming assignment1 peer review

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4.7 (15 ratings)
Michael J. Readey, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Boulder
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