Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization

Started May 22

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

You will gain a firm understanding of corporate finance, including accounting principles and financial analysis, how value is created by global markets, the choices firms face when making financial decisions and defining attitudes towards risk. The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that allows you to apply the skills you've learned throughout the courses.

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courses
5 courses

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Projects

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Certificates

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Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis

    Current session: May 22 — Jun 26.
    Commitment
    4-6 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, participants will learn the foundations of accounting principles and financial analysis, develop an understanding of the links between these, and the measurement of value creation at the firm level. This is the first course in a four-course Specialization on the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making, created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon). View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/jeoa83t
  2. COURSE 2

    The Role of Global Capital Markets

    Current session: May 22 — Jun 26.
    Commitment
    4-6 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, participants will learn about how different markets around the world can interact to create value for, and effectively manage the risk of, corporations and their stakeholders. This is part of a Specialization in corporate finance created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon). View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/j7wyowo
  3. COURSE 3

    Corporate Financial Decision-Making for Value Creation

    Upcoming session: Jun 12 — Jul 17.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, participants will learn about the key financial decisions modern corporations face, as well as the alternative methods that can be employed to optimize the value of the firm’s assets. This is part of a Specialization in corporate finance created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon).
  4. COURSE 4

    Alternative Approaches to Valuation and Investment

    Upcoming session: Jun 12 — Jul 17.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, participants will develop an understanding of the intuitive foundations of asset and investment valuation, and how alternative valuation techniques may be used in practice. This is part of a Specialization in corporate finance created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon). View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/h75pzt6
  5. COURSE 5

    Essentials of Corporate Finance Capstone

    Upcoming session: Jun 5 — Jul 10.
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    The Capstone Project is the final part of the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making MOOC Specialization. The Capstone is designed to allow students to bring together the skills acquired and knowledge gained over the preceding four courses of the Specialization by taking on the role of a financial analyst tasked with advising a wealthy private client on a significant strategic investment in a large listed firm operating across the globe. View the MOOC promotional video here: http://tinyurl.com/j9fqv25

Creators

  • The University of Melbourne

    Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement.

    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.

  • Sean Pinder

    Sean Pinder

    Associate Professor
  • Paul Kofman

    Paul Kofman

    Dean, Faculty of Business and Economics

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