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Specialization
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Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Tamil

Skills you will gain

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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Hours to complete

Approx. 13 hours to complete

Suggested: 2 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Tamil

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Module 1 - Welcome and Course Overview

This Capstone course includes six modules. As you go through the modules, you will learn more about the case scenarios, and will have the opportunity to apply your learning from the Financial Management Specialization in support of practical business needs....
Reading
2 videos (Total 3 min), 4 readings
Video2 videos
Meet Your Instructor1m
Reading4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Social Media10m
Getting to Know Your Classmates10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 2 - Business Story Assignment

In this module you will apply what you learned in the Financial Management Specialization to describe business outcomes over a specific time frame through publicly available financial data. You will complete the Business Story Assignment and review the work of three of your peers....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Overview10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
11 minutes to complete

Module 3 - An Acquisition Opportunity

In this module you will be introduced to an acquisition scenario and begin acquiring the information needed to complete the Acquisition Assignment in Module 4....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Overview10m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 4 - Acquisition Assignment

In this module you will apply what you learned in the Financial Management Specialization to analyze a potential acquisition of Lululemon Atheletica, Inc. (LULU) by Walmart. You will complete the Acquisition Assignment and review the work of three of your peers....
Reading
1 video (Total 1 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading1 reading
Module 4 Overview10m

Instructor

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Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Business Administration (iMBA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

About the Financial Management Specialization

This Specialization covers the fundamentals of strategic financial management, including financial accounting, investments, and corporate finance. You will learn to evaluate major strategic corporate and investment decisions and to understand capital markets and institutions from a financial perspective, and you will develop an integrated framework for value-based financial management and individual financial decision-making. The Financial Management Specialization is part of the University of Illinois iMBA Program. Each course in this Specialization also fulfills a portion of the requirements for a University of Illinois course that can earn you college credit. When you complete the Financial Management Specialization, you will: · Have a solid foundation in developing an integrated framework for strategic financial decision-making. · Have a thorough understanding of financial statements and the financial information they provide, and be able to critically evaluate and analyze cash flows statements. · Understand the management and evaluation of portfolios and firm valuation techniques. · Understand how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and understand how companies make financing and investment decisions....
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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