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Microcredential

Accounting and Financial Management

University System of Maryland via edX Micromasters

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Overview

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.

Syllabus

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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