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

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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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JS

Oct 02, 2019

Very good overview of finance. For everyone looking, this is not specific to personal finance, but rather a general view and introduction to the most general topics. And a great one at that!

SC

Mar 26, 2018

Very good learning experience.\n\nThe course is ideal for people having an interest in Finance! No prior knowledge needed!\n\nThe Prof. makes sure you are involved throughout the lecture!

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автор: BARIŞ T E

Dec 02, 2018

I gained insight in financial issues with the help of the course. It is practical and easy to follow.

автор: j

Dec 11, 2016

Awesome content and execution. Focused delivery and student-friendly approach. Highly recommended!

автор: Syed R D

Nov 20, 2019

Wisely & Nicely Designed Course. I Loved it...Now I am able to Involve in Deep Financial Matters.

автор: Feichen Y

Jan 21, 2020

Clear courses with good talk with the practitioner. Didn't get the certificate because I'm poor

автор: Pravaal S

Oct 03, 2017

Brilliant course. Does exactly what the name suggests. A quick revision of all the concepts.

автор: Jairo S R

May 25, 2017

Very good course! Awesome professor with great materials and exams to take. Totally worth it

автор: Federico B

Apr 20, 2018

A really great course, every notion is explaine in a very simple and understandable way.

автор: Prakash G S

Aug 26, 2017

Excellent course for Non-finance professionals to learn about important financial terms.

автор: Kaixiang S

Oct 16, 2019

That course is completely suitable for the beginner, very easy to understand, recommend

автор: Ibrahim a

Feb 14, 2017

Very informative course, flows smoothly and enjoyed the presentations and discussions.

автор: Ali F U

Aug 28, 2019

The videos explained the topics very clearly, it was a great experience, thank you!

автор: YAKUP K

Aug 27, 2019

I am glad to graduate such a good program ,Thanks Turkcell&Riceuniversity&Coursera

автор: Gomathy P

Dec 03, 2016

I enjoyed the course a lot and is very inspiring to pursue my degree in finance.

автор: Hasandeep S

Aug 29, 2019

very basics were covered and it helped me to grab at my own pace. Thank you!

автор: Nikolaos P

Jan 11, 2018

Excellent course! High quality content and very nice presentation. Thank you

автор: Aravind N

Jul 30, 2019

Easy to understand and well presented. I acquired new knowledge on finance.

автор: Saqib N M

Jul 12, 2019

A good concise refresher course to sharpen the financial management skills.

автор: himanshu k

Dec 03, 2018

Very well explained and heads down to Rice University for making the course

автор: OSMAN C A

Aug 27, 2019

I got new information. It will be useful for my own financial decisions.

автор: Olivia W

Jun 21, 2018

Super useful as an intro class for people who have some econ background.

автор: Andrea A

Feb 13, 2017

Excellent course, learnt a lot and the Professor was funny and engaging.

автор: Hasan R C

Jun 27, 2019

Wonderful course from a wonderful professor.

Thank you for your efforts.

автор: Jagannathan I

Sep 19, 2017

An awesome course to get introduced to the exciting world of finance!!

автор: Valentina R

Jun 13, 2017

Very nice corse, useful for professionals with no economic background.

автор: Jingwen W

Oct 15, 2016

Great course for somebody who wants to learn the basics about Finance.