• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration

About

Understand and apply the foundational principles of finance to most business problems and strategies. This integrated set of courses focuses on both the theory and practice of financial decision-making through an applied lens. 

Ideal for learners seeking to advance their career and/or pursue a business degree, such as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, a great understanding of foundational concepts in finance will help you to understand the principles of personal finance and investing. 

After successful completion of the Foundational Finance for Strategic Decision Making offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Michigan, you will be equipped to make thoughtful decisions based on a framework built using multiple advances in modern financial theory.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 2 months to complete
      • Suggested 10 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Time Value of Money
  • Decision Criteria & Applications
  • Bonds & Stocks
  • Risk, Return & Valuation

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Beginner Level

  • Some exposure, or an interest in, real world problems typically gained through a couple of years of work experience. An aptitude for numbers.

Tuition Fee

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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.

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