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    Application Deadline
  • 224 days


Financial decisions have profound implications for the well-being of individuals, corporations, and societies. Prudent financial management is critical to the stability of the world’s financial systems. National crises such as the ones we are witnessing in Greece and Argentina are just a few examples that demonstrate the devastating consequences of poor financial decisions.

This Corporate Financial Analysis Professional Certificate program will provide learners - from individuals to corporate managers to policy-makers - a deep exposure to the determinants of financial decision-making and an understanding of how the world works. While finance is both complex and technical, it is also a form of art. You’ll learn why in this series of courses.

This Corporate Financial Analysis Professional Certificate at University of Michigan - MichiganX covers the fundamentals of corporate financial analysis targeted for two audiences:

  • Professionals who seek to enhance their knowledge by acquiring the basics of business financial tools and frameworks
  • Learners who plan to apply to business schools for a graduate degree and want to be prepared for the applied and advanced learning experiences that are available at the top institutions
Job Outlook
  • According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, employment of financial managers is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.
  • Services provided by financial managers, such as planning, directing, and coordinating investments, are likely to stay in demand as the economy grows.
  • According to Burning Glass data, there have been more than 40,000 job postings in the past year requiring financial literacy, and more than one million job postings for financial managers specifically.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 224 days
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      8 weeks per course; 5-6 hours per week, per course

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

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:

  • To conduct rigorous financial analysis to evaluate the impact of choices
  • To critically evaluate financial experts’ analysis of corporations
  • To understand and appreciate good articles and analyses published in the financial and business press
  • To understand the rigorous and applied analytical framework of modern finance so that learners are successful in their current jobs

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    396 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
  • National Applies to you

    396 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 396 USD for the full programme and a duration of 224 days.
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