About

In this Business Foundations offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania, you’ll develop basic literacy in the language of business, which you can use to transition to a new career, start or improve your own small business, or apply to business school to continue your education. 

In five courses, you’ll learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, operations, and finance. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills learned by developing a go-to-market strategy to address a real business challenge.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Managing Social and Human Capital
  • Introduction to Corporate Finance
  • Introduction to Operations Management
  • Wharton Business Foundations Capstone

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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