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Become a Strategic Financial Manager. Develop an integrated financial management framework with this Financial Management Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

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Overview

This Financial Management Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign covers the fundamentals of strategic financial management, including financial accounting, investments, and corporate finance. You will learn to evaluate major strategic corporate and investment decisions and to understand capital markets and institutions from a financial perspective, and you will develop an integrated framework for value-based financial management and individual financial decision-making.

The Financial Management Specialization is part of the University of Illinois iMBA Program. Each course in this Specialization also fulfills a portion of the requirements for a University of Illinois course that can earn you college credit.

When you complete the Financial Management Specialization, you will:

  • Have a solid foundation in developing an integrated framework for strategic financial decision-making.
  • Have a thorough understanding of financial statements and the financial information they provide, and be able to critically evaluate and analyze cash flows statements.
  • Understand the management and evaluation of portfolios and firm valuation techniques.
  • Understand how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and understand how companies make financing and investment decisions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting: Foundations
  • Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics
  • Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation
  • Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors
  • Corporate Finance I: Measuring and Promoting Value Creation
  • Corporate Finance II: Financing Investments and Managing Risk
  • Financial Management Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 8 months

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

Intermediate Level

  • Some related experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 8 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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