Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are a great and (often) free source of information, that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. TechJuice keeps its readers informed regarding the hottest tech-related online courses from time to time but Finance is a department which may have been lacking in this regard… until now. Here’s a list of online Finance courses currently available on the web, hand-picked for the interested among you:
Introduction to Finance
Offered By: University of Michigan
This course will introduce you to frameworks and tools to measure value; both for corporate and personal assets. It will also help you in decision-making, again at both the corporate and personal levels.
Introduction to Computational Finance and Financial Econometrics
Offered By: University of Washington
Learn mathematical and statistical tools and techniques used in quantitative and computational finance. Use the open source R statistical programming language to analyze financial data, estimate statistical models, and construct optimized portfolios. Analyze real world data and solve real world problems.
Corporate Finance Essentials
Offered By: IESE Business School, University of Navarra
Corporate Finance Essentials will enable you to understand key financial issues related to companies, investors, and the interaction between them in the capital markets. You can understand most of what you read in the financial press and use the essential financial vocabulary of companies and finance professionals.
An Introduction to Financial Accounting
Offered By: Wharton School Of Business, University of Pennsylvania
The course is designed to provide an understanding of financial accounting fundamentals for prospective users of corporate financial information, such as investors, creditors, employees, and other stakeholders (e.g., suppliers, customers). The course focuses on understanding how economic events such as operating activities, corporate investments, and financing transactions are recorded in the three main financial statements (i.e., the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows).
Offered By: Sydney Institute
Understand the role of a financial adviser when it comes to their clients’ financial futures, and assist them with preparing for risks such as sickness or accidents. This course will introduce you to the career of a financial adviser, including the client and adviser relationship, the financial planning process and investment fundamentals, and could spur you onto further study in this field.
Financial Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ideas
Offered By: Babson Global
This course will introduce you to some of the accounting and financial management techniques that any entrepreneur inside – or outside – an organization needs to successfully launch a new idea.
Discovering Business in Society
Offered by: University of Exeter
This course will guide your discovery of how businesses function and interact with the wider socio-economic environment.
Offered By: Macquarie University
You will be shown how to set your goals and how to achieve those goals using an established, working savings plan.
You will then learn the basic skills to get you started on building your wealth and then you will be shown the common mistakes people make with managing their money.
Personal & Family Financial Planning
Offered by: University of Florida
Personal and Family Financial Planning will address many critical personal financial management topics in order to help you learn prudent habits both while in school and throughout your lifetime.
Managing Your Time, Money, and Career: MBA Insights for Undergraduates
Offered by: Universita Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
This course provides an introduction to the concepts of time and money management along with career and life planning. This course is specifically aimed at new and incoming college students