• Application Deadline
  • 56 days
  • English


Want to learn how to make your corporation’s money make money?  In this course you will learn how to compare various investment types, select the most viable financial investment opportunity, and maximize your corporation’s wealth.  If you want to get a better understanding of how Wall Street works, this course is for you.

The Financial Management in Organizations Certificate is part of Accounting and Financial Management MicroMasters Program from EdX in partnership with University System of Maryland - USMx and UMUC.

You will learn how financial managers use discounted cash flow and rate-of-return analyses to evaluate projects and financial instruments, the role of the cost of capital and the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) in capital investment analysis and selection, capital budgeting, stock and bond valuation, break-even analysis, capital market efficiency, real options, short-term financial management, and be introduced to international finance.

What you'll learn
  • How to analyze the functions of corporate financial management
  • Apply the principles of shareholder and stakeholder value-based financial management
  • The effect interest rates and financial markets have on corporate financial performance
  • How to perform financial ratio analyses
  • Ways to apply the principles of financial planning and control

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 56 days
    • Intensity 10 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      8 weeks, 10-15 hours per week

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Week 1: Overview of Corporate Financial Management
  • Week 2: Time Value of Money
  • Week 3: Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Week 4: Interest Rates and Bond Valuations
  • Week 5: Stock Valuation
  • Week 6: Short-term Finance and Planning
  • Week 7: Cash Management and Credit and Inventory Management
  • Week 8: Final assessment


  • Jayanta Sen - Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CFA Society of Nevada

  • Jiya Jain - Professor Emeritus, University of St. Francis

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements


To pursue a MicroMasters certificate in Accounting and Financial Management, an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university is required.  If you are not pursuing a MicroMasters certification, Course 2: Financial Accounting for Corporations is highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National Applies to you

    249 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 249 USD for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
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