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About

Solve Real Business Problems. Build a foundation of core business skills in marketing, finance, accounting and operations with this Business Foundations offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Pennsylvania. 

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Overview

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.

What you will learn

  • Analyze and improve business processes in services or manufacturing
  • Manage people through motivation and reward systems
  • Read income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Understand branding and go-to-market strategies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 7 months
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 7 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 7 months.

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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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