• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
    Duration
This Business Foundations Specialization is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania. In this Specialization, 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.

About

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. This Business Foundations Specialization is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:  This course is offered on a rolling basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 6 months
    • Duration description

      Time to completion will vary based on your schedule, but we anticipate most learners being able to finish the material in 6 months.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

5 Courses:

  • 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 requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

No specific background is required—this Specialization is ideal for entrepreneurs, small business owners, managers, consultants, or anyone aiming to hone their core business skills. Knowledge of high-school level math (through pre-calculus) is suggested.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 6 months.
  • National Applies to you

    49 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 49 USD per module and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The programme is self-paced and the cost per month is 49$.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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