University of Michigan
Introduction to Time Value of Money (TVM)
University of Michigan

Introduction to Time Value of Money (TVM)

This course is part of Foundational Finance for Strategic Decision Making Specialization

Taught in English

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Gautam Kaul

Instructor: Gautam Kaul

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12 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • To be able to understand and apply one of the two main building blocks of finance - Time Value of Money (TVM)

  • To evaluate alternatives

  • To make decisions

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There are 4 modules in this course

This week, we introduce the framework of time value of money (TVM) in a carefully structured way, with a focus on Future Value using relatively simple applications. As mentioned in the Syllabus, all concepts are introduced using examples and you are strongly encouraged to pause the videos and do every problem.

What's included

6 videos4 readings

During this second week, we build on Week 1 and move to the much more often used concept of Present Value. We again use simple examples, focusing on situations we confront on a daily basis. All concepts are introduced using examples that you need to do yourself to stay on top of the concepts. The second week also provides you an opportunity to test your knowledge up to this point with a required submission of the first graded assignment.

What's included

2 videos1 reading2 quizzes

During this week, we will progress to more complex concepts and applications of finance.

What's included

5 videos1 reading

This week ends the course with relatively complex applications of finance. We spend a lot of time on understanding how borrowing and lending really works. You will also get an opportunity to test your understanding of the basic principles of time value of money by submitting the second assignment for the course. You will also learn how top use Excel and show your competence in doing so.

What's included

4 videos2 readings2 quizzes

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4.9 (181 ratings)
Gautam Kaul
University of Michigan
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