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Some exposure to algebra and problem-solving

Approx. 8 hours to complete

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What you will learn

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    To be able to understand and apply one of the two main building blocks of finance - Time Value of Money (TVM)

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    To evaluate alternatives

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    To make decisions

Skills you will gain

Financial AnalysisFinancial ForecastDeveloping Financial Models

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Some exposure to algebra and problem-solving

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: You will need to spend 3-5 hours a week....

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Week 1: Time Value of Money - Simple Concepts & Applications

6 videos (Total 64 min), 3 readings
6 videos
1.3 Simple FV... 10m
1.4 Simple FV: Example 19m
1.5 Simple FV: Example 2 5m
3 readings
Specialization Syllabus45m
Course 1 - Syllabus30m
Note-Formulae30m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Week 2: Time Value of Money - Simple Concepts & Applications (cont.)

2 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
Note-Spreadsheets30m
2 practice exercises
Practice Assignment 11h
Assignment 11h
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Week 3: Time Value of Money - Annuities

5 videos (Total 71 min), 1 reading
5 videos
3.4 PV of Annuity: Concept8m
3.5 PV of Annuity: Examples17m
1 reading
Note-Formulae30m
Week
4
6 hours to complete

Week 4: Time Value of Money - Complex Applications

4 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
4 videos
4.4 Mega Example: Putting it All Together!16m
1 reading
Note-Spreadsheets30m
2 practice exercises
Practice Assignment 22h
Assignment 22h
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Top reviews from Time Value of Money

By AGJul 4th 2019

Real good initive from Prof. Kaul to clarify all possible doubts regarding the plinth of Finance, i.e., Time Value of Money. I consider myself to be fortunate.

By ASApr 22nd 2019

A course fundamental to finance taught passionately and intuitively. Highly recommended for all students and practitioners who want to get their fundas right!

Instructor

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Gautam Kaul

Professor of Finance & Fred M. Taylor Professor of Business Administration
Ross School of Business

About University of Michigan

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About the Foundational Finance for Strategic Decision Making Specialization

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 four-course program, you will be equipped to make thoughtful decisions based on a framework built using multiple advances in modern financial theory....
Foundational Finance for Strategic Decision Making

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