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Become a Strategic Financial Manager

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This Specialization covers the fundamentals of strategic financial management, including financial accounting, investments, and corporate finance. You will learn to evaluate major strategic corporate and investment decisions and to understand capital markets and institutions from a financial perspective, and you will develop an integrated framework for value-based financial management and individual financial decision-making. The Financial Management Specialization is part of the University of Illinois iMBA Program. Each course in this Specialization also fulfills a portion of the requirements for a University of Illinois course that can earn you college credit. When you complete the Financial Management Specialization, you will: · Have a solid foundation in developing an integrated framework for strategic financial decision-making. · Have a thorough understanding of financial statements and the financial information they provide, and be able to critically evaluate and analyze cash flows statements. · Understand the management and evaluation of portfolios and firm valuation techniques. · Understand how to incorporate risk and uncertainty into investment decisions and understand how companies make financing and investment decisions.

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Hours 166
Instructors Oktay Urcan, Heitor Almeida, Scott Weisbenner, Jeff Flesher
Language English
Subjects Business
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Financial Management Professional $63k

Financial Management SGT $65k

Financial Management Administrator $73k

Financial Management Analyst 3 $87k

Financial Management (contingent) $91k

Regional Financial Management $94k

Financial Management Contractor $103k

Management Financial Services $109k

Owner Financial Management $116k

Courses in this Specialization

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Jun
17

Financial Accounting: Foundations

In this course, you will learn foundations of financial accounting information. You will start your journey with a general overview of what financial accounting information is and...

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Jun
17

Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics (You were viewing this course)

In this course, you will explore advanced topics in financial accounting. You will start your journey with accounting for assets with more than one-year life. You will learn in...

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Jun
12

Investments I: Fundamentals of Performance Evaluation

In this course, we will discuss fundamental principles of trading off risk and return, portfolio optimization, and security pricing. We will study and use risk-return models such...

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Jun
17

Investments II: Lessons and Applications for Investors

In this course, you will start by reviewing the fundamentals of investments, including the trading off of return and risk when forming a portfolio, asset pricing models such as...

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Jun
4

Corporate Finance I: Measuring and Promoting Value Creation

In this course you will learn how to use key finance principles to understand and measure business success and to identify and promote true value creation. You will learn how to...

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Jun
17

Corporate Finance II: Financing Investments and Managing Risk

In this course you will learn how companies decide on how much debt to take, and whether to raise capital from markets or from banks. You will also learn how to measure and manage...

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Jun
10

Financial Management Capstone

The Financial Management capstone will provide a learning experience that integrates across all the courses within this specialization. You will analyze a situation taking the...

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Hours 166
Instructors Oktay Urcan, Heitor Almeida, Scott Weisbenner, Jeff Flesher
Language English
Subjects Business
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Financial Management Professional $63k

Financial Management SGT $65k

Financial Management Administrator $73k

Financial Management Analyst 3 $87k

Financial Management (contingent) $91k

Regional Financial Management $94k

Financial Management Contractor $103k

Management Financial Services $109k

Owner Financial Management $116k