Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization
Essentials of Corporate Finance. Learn the foundations of accounting, financial analysis and the measurement of value creation.
About this Specialization
Some related experience required.
Some related experience required.
The University of Melbourne
The University of Melbourne is an internationally recognised research intensive University with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. Established in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest University.
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How often is each course in the Specialization offered?
Each course in the Specialization is offered monthly, with an enrollment period of five days
What background knowledge is necessary?
A basic knowledge of statistics and an ability to employ simple algebra to solve straightforward problems. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel (or a functionally-equivalent spreadsheet program). Specifically participants should possess the ability to summarise data using the graphical tools contained within that program. A natural curiosity about not only how markets operate, but also how participants in those markets gather and then transform information so as to make financial decisions that maximise firm value.
Do I have to take the courses in this Specialization in a specific order?
We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization?
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