- Corporate Finance
- Financial Accounting
- Financial Statement
- Discounted Cash Flow
- Cash Flow Analysis
- Balance Sheet
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Accounting Terminology
Introduction to Finance and Accounting Specialization
Learn the basics of finance and accounting. Build a foundation of core business skills in finance and accounting
What you will learn
Discounting and compounding arbitrary cash flow streams in order to value different claims and make better financial decisions.
Difference between NPV and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
Classification of cash flows into operating, investing, and financing activities
How companies account for investments in debt and equity securities
Skills you will gain
About this Specialization
Applied Learning Project
This specialization uses a series of homework, quizzes and an optional Excel spreadsheet to help learners gain a more comprehensive understanding of essential concepts of corporate finance and accounting. The coursework introduces bookkeeping fundamentals, accrual accounting, cash flow analysis, and more! From valuing claims and making financing decisions, to elements of a basic financial model, the coursework provides a solid foundation to corporate finance.
How the Specialization Works
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Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate
When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.
There are 4 Courses in this Specialization
Fundamentals of Finance
Introduction to Corporate Finance
Introduction to Financial Accounting
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