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Fundamentals ofFinance

Interactive Course
This course explains in detail crucial terms and formulas in finance, including interest rates, present value and more.
By taking this course you will be better equipped to choose between projects and financing alternatives.
Included in the course are financial calculators as well as a complete chapter covering important statistic tools.
Course Price: $109

Overview

Understanding the basic theories of finance is crucial to anyone planning to enter the financial arena. Financial theories are the basis for most methodologies and models, and therefore it is an important part of an investor's repertoire. Fundamentals of Finance teaches basic methods, tools, and theories used today. The subjects vary from principal and learning how to calculate interest rates, to risk factors, measures, and shares.

Objectives

  • Acquire the basic analytical and conceptual skills required in the modern practice of corporate finance.
  • Understand how the time-value of money influences financial decisions, and apply that understanding to models for valuing financial assets and cash flow in a changing environment.
  • Describe the concept of risk as it applies to financial modeling, and to apply risk adjustment methods to financial modeling.
  • Be able to use appropriate techniques for evaluating capital budgeting projects, including how to choose between alternative investments.

Topic Outline

1// Principal and Interest
General Background
Calculating the Interest
2// The Theory of Finance
How Money Grows With Time
Choosing Between Alternatives of Investments
Types of Risks
3// Measures
The Use of Average in Finance
Volatility (In Making Baskets) Is Regarded As A Risk Factor: The Meaning of Standard Deviation (σ) In Finance
4// Basket of Shares
Stock Basket
The Behavior of Individual Shares Compared with Basket of Shares
Day to Day Examples
  • Course Information
  • No. of Lessons: 8
  • No. of Quizzes: 3
  • Average Duration: 14 hours
On average this course contributes hours towards your CPD
In association with LISC

Why Interactive Courses?

Learning with plain old textbooks can be boring and exhausting. Global Finance School's interactive courses bring the material to life, as they require your active involvement with review questions and assignments, and include videos and animations to make learning more exciting. Your educational experience becomes far more uncomplicated and effective than any book could ever offer.

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Self-Assessment

When you're studying by yourself, you want to be sure that you have complete understanding of the material. That is why our lessons include review questions every 3-5 slides, complete with feedback and detailed explanations. When you finish a major topic, you will be asked to solve a quiz, for which you get a grade. That way you can be sure that you have a real understanding of the course's topics. Browse courses

Human Voiceover

A good interactive lesson has to engage several senses. Therefore, our courses are fully narrated by a pleasant human voice. According to research, this helps you remember more of the course's material for a longer period. However, if you find that you'd rather just read by yourself, no problem – the narration can be turned on or off at any time. Browse courses

Videos & Animations

We know how much you like to be entertained. Who says learning can’t be entertaining? In each lesson you can find instructive videos – some of them can enlighten you, others can help you memorize important ideas. Some might even make you laugh! We have produced most of the videos ourselves, specifically for you, while others are excerpts from well-known financial YouTube channels. Whenever you reach one, just hit the play button, sit back, and enjoy. Browse courses

Real-World Links

Learning about finance on a purely theoretical level is fine – but taking it to the real world is even more rewarding. While learning with our interactive courses, you'll find references to actual events, links to current articles, and even calculators to help you implement what you've learned. You can even consult the experts through our specialized discussion boards. Browse courses

Suitable for Anyone

Our courses are carefully designed and crafted to suit any learner. No background in finance is necessary to take any of our courses, which start from the ground up, but if you do have some experience, you can always skip forward to delve into the more complex subjects. The courses were written in straightforward English, and no professional term is used without being accompanied with a thorough explanation.

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