Finance for Everyone Specialization

Started Dec 11

Finance for Everyone Specialization

Finance for Everyone Specialization

Understand Financial Forces - Make a Difference. Engage, analyze and learn why finance matters to you and the communities you serve

About This Specialization

Watch this intro video to learn more about the Specialization curriculum and Capstone Project! The Finance for Everyone Specialization will help you learn the language of finance and understand how the flow of money relates to the most important key social issues influencing our lives and communities. You’ll examine the connections between global and local finance; the flow of assets through businesses, governments, and other institutions; and the commodity, bond, and equity market dynamics that create and destroy financial value. When you complete the Specialization, you’ll be able to better understand both global financial news and your own personal financial decisions.

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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Finance for Everyone: Decisions

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Finance for Everyone: Decisions will introduce you to the workings of the free markets and the foundations of finance. You will learn how free markets and their “creative destruction” provide the architecture for the global economy and how those same
  2. COURSE 2

    Finance for Everyone: Markets

    Upcoming session: Dec 25
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    Markets begins with one of the most common and important elements of the financial system – interest rates. You will learn why interest rates have always been a key barometer in determining the value of everything. You will explore the
  3. COURSE 3

    Finance For Everyone: Value

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In Value, you will explore the most powerful generator of value in the world – ideas. Ideas are the engines of productivity, both in the private and public sectors. You will learn about the universal frameworks that determine how ideas and money i
  4. COURSE 4

    Finance for Everyone: Debt

    Upcoming session: Dec 18
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In Debt, we take on one of the most challenging financial questions that remains unresolved: How much to borrow? We start by demonstrating why using debt has always been and continues to be a great temptation, particularly when borrowing c
  5. COURSE 5

    Finance for Everyone Capstone Project

    Upcoming session: Jan 29
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    Each course in F4E offers key insights and knowledge you will be able to apply in real-life situations. You’ll test drive those insights through activities and assessments that will influence your key money Decisions, your particip

Creators

  • McMaster University

    McMaster University is dedicated to research excellence, the student experience, our community and global impact.

    Founded in 1887, McMaster University is committed to creativity, innovation, and excellence by inspiring critical thinking, personal growth, and a passion for learning. Ranked amongst the Top 100 universities in the world, McMaster pioneered a learner-centred, problem-based, interdisciplinary approach to learning that is now known worldwide as the “McMaster Model”.

  • Arshad Ahmad

    Arshad Ahmad

    Professor

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