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This course presents an introduction to the basics of financial accounting and finance for IT professionals. The first part of the course will focus on understanding the most important financial statements, namely, the balance sheet, the income statement, and the statement of cash flows. We will then focus on how we can understand the financial health and performance of the company by examining a number of important financial ratios that are derived from the financial statements of the company. The second part of the course will focus on the basics of finance. This includes the concept of time value of money, discounting cash flows, and capital budgeting. The course will also introduce the idea of real options, how they affect a project’s NPV, and their impact of the decision to accept/reject a project. Lectures on concepts will be supplemented with numerical examples....
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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Basics of Financial Statements

This module provides a brief introduction to financial statements and various common filings. These are the most important sources for obtaining information regarding a company's performance. Most strategies are indeed based on financial statements. After completing this module you will be able to get the important details from the balance sheets....
Reading
14 vidéos (Total 74 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
Video14 vidéos
Business Organizations4 min
Role of Financial Manager4 min
Introduction to Accounting5 min
The Balance Sheet3 min
Assets6 min
Liabilities4 min
Shareholders' Equity4 min
Income Statement4 min
Expenses 16 min
Expenses 26 min
Statement of Cash Flows4 min
Cash Flows from Operations9 min
Cash Flows from Investments and Financing6 min
Reading2 lectures
Prerequisites10 min
10 Things to Know About Every Cash Flow Statement10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Assessment20 min
Week
2
Clock
1 heure pour terminer

Financial Statement Analysis

The purpose of this module is to equip you with the skills required to identify accounting information required for building trading strategies. After completing this module you will be able to calculate the key financial ratios....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 30 min), 1 lecture, 2 quiz
Video5 vidéos
Profitability ratios6 min
Activity Ratios8 min
Solvency and Liquidity Ratios6 min
DuPont Identity4 min
Reading1 lecture
What are the limitations of ratio analysis?10 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Practice Quiz (non graded)2 min
Assessment20 min
Week
3
Clock
1 heure pour terminer

Time Value of Money

In this series of videos,we will cover the basics of time value of money. This includes the idea of discounting and compounding of cash flows and why they needs to be done. We will see how to calculate the present and future values of various types of streams of cash flows like annuities and perpetuities. Finally, we will discuss the relationship between risk and discount rate and what type of risk drives the discount rate. ...
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 38 min), 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
Ordinary Annuities6 min
Effective Annual Rate (EAR)6 min
Annuity Due3 min
Perpetuities3 min
Discount Rate6 min
Diversification5 min
Quiz2 exercices pour s'entraîner
Assessment20 min
Practice Quiz (non graded)4 min
Week
4
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2 heures pour terminer

Capital Budgeting

In this series of videos, we will cover the various aspects related to deciding whether to accept or reject investment in a project. This starts off by discussing the common decision tools, namely, net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR) and payback period (PBP) and how to calculate and interpret them. We will then move on to what free cash flows are and how to estimate them. Finally, we will focus on the flexibilities in projects, how to value them and how they affect the decision to accept or reject projects....
Reading
11 vidéos (Total 63 min), 1 lecture, 1 quiz
Video11 vidéos
Internal Rate of Return and Payback Period5 min
Decide Between Two Projects6 min
Drawbacks of Payback Period4 min
Drawbacks of IRR and NPV6 min
Free Cash Flows7 min
Other Relevant Cash Flows4 min
A Capital Budgeting Example7 min
Sensitivity Analysis4 min
Uncertainties in Projects4 min
Resolving Uncertainties7 min
Reading1 lecture
Capital Budgeting example spreadsheet10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Assessment20 min
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Meilleurs avis

par ACSep 29th 2017

It was really very informative with apt examples and I really enjoyed working with different formulae in the assignment section.

par DJAug 9th 2017

Very helpful course for IT professional to understand Accounting and Finance aspects in decision making. Thanks!

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Ramabhadran Thirumalai

Assistant Professor
Indian School of Business

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À propos de la Spécialisation Business Technology Management

Products and business models in today's competitive environment are increasingly being transformed by technology. This new digital economy places IT at the centre of firm strategy and operations, and requires a new breed of IT managers and leaders who can examine technology through a business lens. The Business Technology Management specialization will empower you with knowledge of the IT domain, management, leadership and team building skills, and functional and analytical skills. These skills are critical to leverage technology to create competitive advantage. Video: Professor Deepa Mani speaks about the Specialization...
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