About this Specialization

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Being financially and data-literate is a requirement of all effective leaders. This includes the ability to analyse data and harness its value, as well as to leverage these skills to become a future-focused business leader. In four themed courses, this specialisation will: teach you that financial literacy is a required capability for every business leader (Know Your Numbers 1); provide you with a foundational understanding of how to manage your organisation’s finances effectively (Know Your Numbers 2); equip you with tools to analyse data and generate market insights (Generate Insights); and explore what to measure to maximise customer value (Know Your Customers).
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Beginner Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 6 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Management and financial accounting: Know your numbers 1

4.7
stars
121 ratings
33 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Corporate finance: Know your numbers 2

3.8
stars
13 ratings
5 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Business intelligence and data analytics: Generate insights

4.7
stars
127 ratings
36 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Marketing analytics: Know your customers

4.6
stars
117 ratings
41 reviews

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This specialization is part of the 100% online Global Master of Business Administration (Global MBA) from Macquarie University. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • There are four courses in this Specialization. Each course contains six modules and we estimate about 6-5 hours learner time on task per module. The courses are self-paced and time to complete can vary from learner to learner depending on their preferred pace.

  • No specific background knowledge is required to take this Specialisation.

  • No you do not need to take the courses in a specific order. What order you take the courses is entirely up to you!

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