Courses tagged with "Economics & Finance" (99)

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Udemy $49 Closed [?] Business Economics & Finance Finance Financial Lifestyle Personal Personal Finance

Learn the idea behind sources of passive income. Specific investment ideas are presented.

Starts : 2014-03-11
107 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Brain and Cognitive Sciences Business & Management Economics & Finance Health & Society Humanities Introduction to Psychology

Behavioral economics couples scientific research on the psychology of decision making with economic theory to better understand what motivates financial decisions. In A Beginner’s Guide to Irrational Behavior, you will learn about some of the many ways in which we behave in less than rational ways, and how we might overcome our shortcomings. You’ll also learn about cases where our irrationalities work in our favor, and how we can harness these human tendencies to make better decisions.

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Udemy Free Closed [?] Business Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

A series of 17 videos describing the essential ideas typically covered in a university-level accounting principles cours

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Study.com Free Closed [?] Business Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance EPA

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Canvas.net Free Closed [?] Business Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

This course introduces the basic financial statements used by most businesses, as well as the essential tools used to prepare them. This course will serve as a resource to help business students succeed in their upcoming university-level accounting classes, and as a refresher for upper division accounting students who are struggling to recall elementary concepts essential to more advanced accounting topics. Business owners will also benefit from this class by gaining essential skills necessary to organize and manage information pertinent to operating their business. At the conclusion of the class, students will understand the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. They will be able to differentiate between cash basis and accrual basis techniques, and know when each is appropriate. They

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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

This course examines the underlying concepts, processes, and accountability function of accounting and the scientific foundation for why accounting fulfills such an important role in both ancient and modern societies.

Starts : 2014-06-20
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance

In seven brand new modules, you will learn necessary tools to examine complex competitive situations and find solutions for them. This course is designed for those who are eager to find out more about how companies choose strategies to obtain competitive advantage.

Starts : 2014-11-10
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Biology & Life Sciences Computer Science Economics & Finance Humanities Medicine Theory

This course will introduce you to the multidisciplinary field of consumer neuroscience and neuromarketing. It will go through to the basic concepts of the human brain, the elements of the consumer mind, how it is studied, and how its insights can be applied in commercial and societal understandings of consumer behaviour.

Starts : 2013-10-28
95 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance Financial Examiners Principles of Finance

This course will provide a market-oriented framework for analyzing the major types of financial decisions made by corporations. Lectures and readings will provide an introduction to present value techniques, capital budgeting principles, asset valuation, the operation and efficiency of financial markets, the financial decisions of firms, and derivatives.

Starts : 2016-09-15
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edX Free Business English Business & Management Data Analysis & Statistics DelftX Economics & Finance EdX

Imagine that you are a bank and a main part of your daily business is to lend money. Unfortunately, lending money is a risky business - there is no 100% guarantee that you will get all your money back. If the borrower defaults, you will face losses in your portfolio. Or, in a bit less extreme scenario, if the credit quality of your counterparty deteriorates according to some rating system, the loan will become more risky. These are typical situations in which credit risk manifests itself.

According to the Basel Accord, a global regulation framework for financial institutions, credit risk is one of the three fundamental risks a bank or any other regulated financial institution has to face when operating in the markets (the two other risks being market risk and operational risk). As the 2008 financial crisis has shown us, a correct understanding of credit risk and the ability to manage it are fundamental in today’s world.

This course offers you an introduction to credit risk modelling and hedging. We will approach credit risk from the point of view of banks, but most of the tools and models we will overview can be beneficial at the corporate level as well.

At the end of the course, you will be able to understand and correctly use the basic tools of credit risk management, both from a theoretical and, most of all, a practical point of view. This will be a quite unconventional course. For each methodology, we will analyse its strengths as well as its weaknesses. We will do this in a rigorous way, but also with fun: there is no need to be boring.

Thanks to the wonderful feedback of last year’s students, the course has been further improved.
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FAQs

What is the estimated effort for course?
The total effort is 48 hours. You can decide for yourself when you will work on the course.

How much does it cost to take the course?

Nothing! The course is free.

Will the text of the lectures be available?

Yes. All of our lectures will have transcripts synced to the videos.

Do I need to watch the lectures live?

No. You can watch the lectures at your leisure.

Is this course related to campus courses of Delft University of Technology?

Yes, this course can be seen as an evolution of the WI3421TU Risk Management course, a compulsory course of the Minor Finance at TU Delft.

Starts : 2014-09-05
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

This course will improve your fluency in financial accounting, the language of business. You will learn how to read, understand, and analyze most of the information provided by companies in their financial statements. These skills will help you make more informed decisions using financial information.

Starts : 2015-05-04
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Coursera Free Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance Social Sciences

What does the future hold for global markets? How are societies and cultures evolving? Who will be global powers of the 21st century? Take this class and find out how global trends are transforming business and society.

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Study.com Free Closed [?] Business Advanced Macroeconomics AP Economics Economics & Finance EPA Introduction to Macroeconomics

Build your earth science vocabulary and learn about cycles of matter and types of sedimentary rocks through the Education Portal course Earth Science 101: Earth Science. Our series of video lessons and accompanying self-assessment quizzes can help you boost your scientific knowledge ahead of the Excelsior Earth Science exam . This course was designed by experienced educators and examines both science basics, like experimental design and systems of measurement, and more advanced topics, such as analysis of rock deformation and theories of continental drift.

Starts : 2015-06-08
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Coursera Free Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance Mathematics

This course is part two of an introduction to graduate-level academic asset pricing. This second part uses the theory and elaborates empirical understanding. It explores some classic applications including the Fama-French three-factor model, consumption and the equity premium, and extends the theory to cover options, bonds, and portfolios.

Starts : 2015-05-01
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Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Business & Management Economics & Finance Social Sciences

Explore how communities in transitioning economies around the world are working to enable the growth of entrepreneurship when the resources from the private sector alone are limited.

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Saylor.org Free Closed [?] Business Accounting Accounting and financial statements Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance and capital markets

Accounting can be considered the language of business. If you are learning accounting for the first time, embracing its foundational concepts may be a challenging process. Mastery of accounting primarily rests in your ability to critically think through and synthesize the information as it applies to a given situation. You should approach the learning of accounting the same way you would approach learning a foreign language; It will take time and practice to ensure you remember the concepts. There are a number of sub-disciplines that fall under the umbrella of “accounting,” but in this course, we will be focused on financial accounting. Accounting as a business discipline can be viewed as a system of compiled data. The word data should not be confused with “information.” In terms of accounting, “data” should be viewed as the raw transactions or business activity that happens within any business entity. For example: Someone uses $30,000 of their savings to start a business. The use of these f…

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Saylor.org Free Closed [?] Business Business Administration Economics Economics & Finance Introduction to Microeconomics Microeconomics

The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of the principles of microeconomics.  At its core, the study of economics deals with the choices and decisions that have to be made in order to manage scarce resources available to us. Microeconomics is the branch of economics that pertains to decisions made at the individual level, i.e. by individual consumers or individual firms, after evaluating resources, costs, and tradeoffs.  When we talk about “the economy,” then, we are referring to the marketplace or system in which these choices interact with one another.  In this course, we will learn how and why these decisions are made and how they affect one another in the economy. Each of the following units has been designed as a building block, where the concepts you learn in one unit will enable you to understand the material you discover in the next.  By the end of this course, you will have a strong grasp on the major issues that face microeconomists, including consumer and p…

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Saylor.org Free Closed [?] Business Advanced Macroeconomics Business Administration Economics Economics & Finance Introduction to Macroeconomics Macroeconomics

Economics is traditionally divided into two parts: microeconomics and macroeconomics.  The purpose of this course is to provide you with a fundamental understanding of the principles of macroeconomics.  Macroeconomists study how a country’s economy works and try to determine the best choices to improve the overall wellbeing of a nation.  Typical topics include inflation (the overall level of prices), employment, fiscal policy (government taxing and spending), and money and banking (interest rates and lending policies).  Individuals and firms need to consider how macroeconomic events will affect their own prosperity.  To better define macroeconomics, consider its distinction from microeconomics.  Imagine you are attempting to figure out how the price of a certain good (say, bread) has been determined.  Microeconomics would focus on how the supply of and the demand for bread determine its prices.  It would examine factors like the input prices and the consumer's demand in order to determine the curren…

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Saylor.org Free Closed [?] Business Business & Management Business Administration Economics & Finance Finance Financial Examiners Principles of Finance

In BUS103: Financial Accounting [1], we learned that firms are required to keep detailed financial records so that organized reports can be distributed to managers, shareholders, and government regulators.  Principles of Finance will focus on what these managers, investors, and government agencies do with this information.  It is an introductory course to various fields of finance and is comparable in content to courses that other institutions label as “corporate finance” or “financial management.” Finance is a broad term; you will find that both managers that compile the financial reports we discussed in financial accounting and stockbrokers working on Wall Street will claim that they work in finance.  So what exactly is finance?  Finance is the science of fund management.  It is distinct from accounting in that, whereas accounting aims at organizing and compiling past information, finance is geared towards deciding what to do with that information. In this course, you will be exposed to a n…

Starts : 2015-08-31
109 votes
Coursera Free Closed [?] Business English Economics & Finance Energy & Earth Sciences Humanities

This course develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the social, political, economic and scientific perspectives on climate change.