University of Pennsylvania
Business Foundations Specialization
University of Pennsylvania

Business Foundations Specialization

Solve Real Business Problems. Build a foundation of core business skills in marketing, finance, accounting and operations.

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Michael R Roberts
Christian Terwiesch
Brian J Bushee

Instructors: Michael R Roberts

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  • Understand branding and go-to-market strategies

  • Read income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements

  • Manage people through motivation and reward systems

  • Analyze and improve business processes in services or manufacturing

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
2 months at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Specialization - 6 course series

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What you'll learn

  • You will learn to analyze processes, optimize flow, and manage variability, driving improvements and achieving excellence in operations management.

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Category: Discounted Cash Flow
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Instructors

Michael R Roberts
University of Pennsylvania
4 Courses239,602 learners
Christian Terwiesch
University of Pennsylvania
8 Courses160,488 learners
Brian J Bushee
University of Pennsylvania
5 Courses435,240 learners

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