University of Michigan

Make Strategic Financial Decisions

Delivered online

University of Michigan
Enrolment Date(s):
22 May 2017
10 months
Enrolment deadline:
29 May 2017

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Course description

Evaluate risk and reward, assess alternatives, and determine the value of a project or company.

This Specialization builds on the success of the Introduction to Finance course and provides a rigorous introduction to core topics in financial valuation, including time value of money, cash flow analysis, asset pricing, and risk and return. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to research, analyze, and value a real-world enterprise.

Principles of Valuation: Time Value of Money
Principles of Valuation: Risk and Return
Valuation: Alternative Methods
Valuing Projects and Companies
Valuation Capstone

Time to completion can vary based on your schedule, but most learners are able to complete the Specialization in about 10 months.

We recommend taking the courses in the order presented, as each subsequent course will build on material from previous courses.

Entry requirements

Although all concepts and applications will be covered starting with fundamentals, some background in business and finance is recommended.