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Tecnológico de Monterrey

Essential quantitative business skills

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In today's work environment, it is vital for professionals to interpret the large amount of quantitative information to which they have access, more and more we have to interpret large volumes of data (big data), either by analyzing financial reports, case studies or presenting data effectively. This Professional Certification program, offered by EGADE Business School, the number one school in Mexico and Latin America in Finance and Administration, will give you the opportunity to successfully develop these skills that are highly required by companies in today's job market.

With the help of experts, you will use interactive exercises to learn the fundamentals of mathematics, statististical analysiscs, data science and finance, all applied to business.

The topics covered in this Professional Certification program will allow you to obtain theoretical and practical training at the master's or postgraduate level to better understand the functions of business management; additionally, it will prepare you to continue your studies successfully by deciding to pursue a Master's Degree in Finance or an MBA at EGADE.

You will need prior experience using Microsoft Excel.

This program will provide you with the key concepts you need to make successful managerial decision makings in your company, both in the short term and in the long term. For example, to make financial decisions, monetary decisions or investment decisions, it is necessary to know the interest rate, opportunity costs, master financial models, know the capital budget and working capital, the value of money, risk management.analyze risk. In general, this program will give you the quantitative skills and problem solving skills you need professionally to be successful in real world making business decisions.

Quantitative skills like financial modeling give you a framework for creating new tools to compare investment options and determine which will yield the best return based on a set of inputs and assumptions.Corporate finance can help the company in the creation of value, to analyze its financial resources / equity, to know the real assets that the company has, or to select the best investment projects based on the current value of money, and to know the analysis used in the processes.

The program will also cover data science, which helps in making successful operational decisions and managerial decisions based on data analysis, for example, taking into account the information provided by the data you can determine the efficient use of resources.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Introduction to Data Science and Basic Statistics for Business

In this course you will acquire statistical methods for decision making in business, as well as technological tools to develop quantitative skills.

Areas such as " big data" require very clear knowledge of statistics and business, technology provides us various applications that require solid training in statistics for proper use and interpretation .

Course 2: Introduction to Mathematics for Finance and Business

In this course you will apply mathemathical fundamentals to solve cases and problems in the context of business and finance.

Course 3: Financial information and its analysis

Applies accounting and financial fundamentals to assess the financial situation of the company and inform the decision-making process.


Taught by

Iván Adolfo Valdovinos Hernández, José Antonio Núñez Mora and Luis A. Hernández Arámburo

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