The course Understanding Financial Concepts is an online class provided by The Open University through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Prepare for a wide range of roles in the finance industry with an introduction to fundamental financial concepts.
Support your professional development in the finance industry
On this two-week course, you’ll gain an insightful introduction to a variety of finance topics that are studied at postgraduate level. This will give you a taste of what to expect when studying the Postgraduate Certificate in Finance from The Open University.
You will understand what’s meant by risk and return, and how and why companies use stock markets. You will also evaluate the strategic investment appraisal process and learn about the mergers and acquisition market. You will benefit from a variety of perspectives and material, preparing you for future study or work in the finance industry.
Return on Investment
Raising Equity Finance
The Strategic Investment process
Mergers and Acquisitions
This course is for anyone looking to build a career in finance and understand what’s included in the Postgraduate Certificate of Finance from The Open University.
The Open University
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To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / The Open University you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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