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Отзывы учащихся о курсе Finance for Non-Finance Professionals от партнера Университет Райса

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О курсе

This short course surveys all the major topics covered in a full semester MBA level finance course, but with a more intuitive approach on a very high conceptual level. The goal here is give you a roadmap and framework for how financial professional make decisions. We will cover the basics of financial valuation, the time value of money, compounding returns, and discounting the future. You will understand discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation and how it compares to other methods. We also step inside the mind of a corporate financial manager and develop the basic tools of capital budgeting. We will survey the how, when, and where to spend money, make tradeoffs about investment, growth, dividends, and how to ensure sound fiscal discipline. Our journey then turns to a Wall Street or capital markets perspective of investments as we discuss the fundamental tradeoff between risk and return. We then synthesize our discussion of risk with our valuation framework and incorporate it into series of direct applications to practice. This course requires no prior familiarity with finance. Rather, it is intended to be a first step for anyone who is curious about understanding stock markets, valuation, or corporate finance. We will walk through all of the tools and quantitative analysis together and develop a guide for understanding the seemingly complex decisions that finance professionals make. By the end of the course, you will develop an understanding of the major conceptual levers that push and pull on financial decision making and how they relate to other areas of business. The course should also serve as a roadmap for where to further your finance education and it would be an excellent introduction of any students contemplating an MBA or Finance concentration, but who has little background in the area....

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27 мар. 2020 г.

Great Course, Very solid start for those who are trying to enter Finance world.\n\nIt makes you love this field if you are not familiar with it and have no previous experience.\n\nGreat Job Professor.

16 авг. 2020 г.

This is a very well designed course. Taking you through basics and in the end puts you in a real business scenario where you are expected to take a decision based on the tools and concepts you learnt.

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101–125 из 459 отзывов о курсе Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

автор: Otilia C

4 сент. 2020 г.

Prof. Weston gives wonderful presentations. Also during the lecture videos you are given some prompt questions that help maintain your focus. Good introduction to the finance world.

автор: Tarun K B J

28 окт. 2020 г.

The course - Finance for non-finance professionals met my expectations. Enjoyed attending online classes with an intuitive approach by an instructor to solve problems on the go...

автор: Amish B

20 июня 2020 г.

If you are an absolute noob in finance as I am, this course is just for you..Just that sometimes you would have to google a bit for a few terms .... Brilliant work by Rice Uni....

автор: Lidiya B

9 мар. 2020 г.

Totally enjoyable! Big thank you to Prof. James Weston, his team and Coursera for making this course available to al of us,the curious learnes wherever we may be on the Globe!

автор: 薛俊

10 мар. 2019 г.

The first e-learning course I took from Coursera, it's so great and interesting.

Thanks for the Faculty of Rice University to provide the well prepared and presented content.

автор: Sandra M

23 февр. 2021 г.

I highly recommend this course. I've always thought that I could never be a "numbers" person and the instructor did such a great job explaining things. So glad I took it!

автор: Maggie S

24 янв. 2020 г.

I really enjoyed the instructor's recordings. He made things very clear and his enthusiasim was infectious. I only wish he was one of my professors when I went to college!

автор: Sandra T

30 нояб. 2020 г.

Really good course, explains things well and assessments are challenging to make sure you really have understood everything thoroughtly. Thanks for making this course!

автор: Sherile C

13 февр. 2021 г.

I really appreciate this course. It's a great help to me. I would like to enroll in other courses under RICE in the future. Thank you so much Sir James Weston.

автор: Pawel P

11 дек. 2016 г.

This is a full of content, very focused and well thought-out course. Mr Weston stays on topic and presents the material in a very coherent, logical, clear way.

автор: Aaron J

11 дек. 2016 г.

I really enjoyed this course as a non-Finance professional. This is enabling me to better communicate with Finance resources on my team - on their terms.

автор: Wit W

18 дек. 2019 г.

Great material. The instructor made a very boring subject somewhat fun. I still think bankers are evil but at least I appreciate their work a bit more :)

автор: Mayank P

15 июня 2017 г.

very informative and well designed course that will provide you all the necessary finance info necessary if you are of an engineering or arts background.

автор: Rani R

12 янв. 2018 г.

Solid class and a great teacher that breaks this down into easily digestible classes with practice quizzes that test your understanding of the material.

автор: antonio b

20 мая 2020 г.

The professor is very prepared and enthusiast. He makes the learning very effective and enjoyable. Good topic, clearly explained with great experience.

автор: Santosh R

5 апр. 2017 г.

Great course, learned a lot about reading financial statements and basics of conducting business valuation and investment assessment, very nicely done!

автор: Rogelio C G

2 дек. 2020 г.

The best course of them all. The professor was clear, charismatic, and with the ability to put high-level concepts into very understandable terms.

автор: Matthew T

26 июня 2020 г.

Excellent lecturer, keeps the content compelling. Good worked examples and helpful quizzes to apply your knowledge. Video length seems just right.

автор: Richard S I S

29 нояб. 2020 г.

Provides useful understanding of key Financial Metrics employed in running a profitable Business. I highly recommend this course!!

автор: Victor R G

7 сент. 2017 г.

It is a very interesting course and I have learnt a lot of new concepts about every day finance which will be useful for my career in the future.

автор: Deep S

8 июня 2020 г.

One of the best finance course I have done up until now, I would recommend this course who have an interest in finance and want to learn basics.

автор: Rajaa

23 окт. 2020 г.

Very good online course. The content of the videos if clear and valuable, and the teacher easy to understand and making finance easy to access.

автор: Tan C M

9 дек. 2019 г.

Definitely ithe course provided knowledge & informations to the learner!I had learn somethings new & hopefully,this may make my work smoothly !

автор: Samin Y A

12 сент. 2020 г.

I had no prior knowledge on Finance. The course helped me a lot. The Instructor was very good. He explained everything precisely and clearly.

автор: Neelakanteswaraswamy B

19 авг. 2020 г.

Thanks for the wonderful teaching from James Weston.Best for Non Finance professionals.I appreciate the support given throughout the course.