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University System of Maryland

Accounting and Financial Management

University System of Maryland via edX MicroMasters


Do you want to advance your career and move toward an organizational leadership position, such as a Chief Financial Officer? Ideal for midcareer professionals, this MicroMasters program will help you build the skills you’ll need to make high-level decisions that impact your organization's current operations and financial future.

You will gain hands-on experience as you report and analyze financial transactions of corporations. Further, you will learn how to assess risks and returns of alternative investments by analyzing SEC 10-K reports of Fortune 500 companies and enhance your ability to make effective financial management decisions to prepare for future career advancement.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Financial Decision Making

Learn how corporate leaders make effective decisions to maximize profitability and achieve strategic organizational goals.

Course 2: Financial Accounting for Corporations

Ever wonder how Wall Street investors compare corporations? Learn to prepare, analyze, and compare financial statements for publically traded U.S. corporations.

Course 3: Financial Management in Organizations

Gain the skills necessary to effectively manage a corporation’s finances. Learn to use discounted cash flow, rate-of-return analyses and other financial management tools to evaluate projects, investments, and financial instruments.

Course 4: Long-term Financial Management

Learn what it takes to hold a company’s financial future in your hands, as you learn how financial managers respond to the long-term financial needs of a corporation and the roles of capital markets.

Taught by

Sharon L. Levin, Jayanta Sen, Jiya Jain, Kirby Cundiff and Monica Sava Bruenn


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