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  • 6 months


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. 

This Essentials of Corporate Finance Specialization is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Melbourne.

The Specialization concludes with a Capstone project that allows you to apply the skills you've learned throughout the courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

  • The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis
  • The Role of Global Capital Markets
  • Corporate Financial Decision-Making for Value Creation
  • Alternative Approaches to Valuation and Investment
  • Essentials of Corporate Finance Capstone

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    Academic Requirements

    A basic knowledge of statistics and an ability to employ simple algebra to solve straightforward problems. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel (or a functionally-equivalent spreadsheet program). Specifically participants should possess the ability to summarise data using the graphical tools contained within that program. A natural curiosity about not only how markets operate, but also how participants in those markets gather and then transform information so as to make financial decisions that maximise firm value.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

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

      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$.


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