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Corporate Finance Essentials

Corporate Finance Essentials will enable you to understand key financial issues related to companies, investors, and the interaction between them in the capital markets. By the end of this course you should be able to understand most of what you read in the financial press and use the essential financial vocabulary of companies and finance professionals.
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IESE Business School

Rating 4.8 based on 326 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 7 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Mar 30 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From IESE Business School via Coursera
Instructor Javier Estrada
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Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Finance

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very good in 26 reviews

A very good and rewarding course.

very good!

Very good class :) A well-taught and comprehensive course - definitely recommended for getting a grasp of corporate finance foundations!

Quizzes could have been a bit more challenging but over this was a very good course and i would recommend persons who are interested in finance to take this course.

I thought this was a very good course.

Very good introductory course to Corporate Finance.

It's a very good introductory course.

Very good introduction for corporate finance I loved this course.

I learned some of the essential components of corporate finance and feel much more equipped to apply to modern finance Very good course to understand the basics of Corporate Finance.

he Witty Prof. vs Student notes is a very good read.

A great professor with clear examples..I warmly recommend it excelente, ótimo professor e material adequado, muito bem apresentado e organizado This was a very good course for a down and dirty review of WACC, NPV, IRR, EVA, etc.

Clear explanation supported by examples It is a very good course.

Very good course provided by a very good presenter.

Very good.

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javier estrada in 18 reviews

Javier Estrada has really put together a very interesting part of Corporate Finance and he keeps the whole course interesting until the very end.

Short, concise and so rich in terms that can be easily explained by professor Javier Estrada.

I really enjoyed learning this course Javier Estrada one of the best finance wiz.

Thanks Prof Javier Estrada The course is good in terms of explanation and simplicity.

Parabéns ao Profº Javier Estrada pelo excelente trabalho desenvolvido.

A very useful training course, Thanks, Coursera & Prof. Javier Estrada Really useful course for a finance guy!

This course is outstanding and the way it was taught by Javier Estrada was exceptional.

Thank you to the professor Javier Estrada and to the IESE Business School Very good.I dont understand the pricing policy.

Professor Javier Estrada uses very intuitive way to teach the course.

Well done witty professor #Javier Estrada, I tried to be an intuitive student.

Although the name of the course may seem slightly intimidating to non-financial professionals, it turns out that Professor Javier Estrada manages to explain every single concept in a simple and practical way.

Profesor Javier Estrada is one of the best, very useful and 100% recommended great course Learned a lot throughout the course.

Prof. Javier Estrada has the brilliant method to explain all tough issues that compoud Corporate Finance.I truly reccomend you to check this course out and collect the maximum information you can.

Big thanks to Javier Estrada.

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introduction to corporate finance in 6 reviews

Excellent introduction to Corporate Finance.

Thank you for such great introduction to Corporate Finance.

I recommend this course for those looking for a review or an introduction to Corporate Finance.

100% recommended as an introduction to Corporate Finance.

(The only thing I'd say they should improve if the English Subtitles, as sometimes they do not correspond with what the professor is saying, but aside from that, a great Mooc) It's a very good course to start studying corporate finance, i want to keep learning more about this topics very good finance course help me to know how to value a company and take investment opportunities Excellent teacher, syllabus and support material This compact introduction to corporate finance lives up to its name -- in 6 weeks it really does cover the key foundations of the subject.

This worthwhile introduction to corporate finance won't make you a CFO but will certainly help you start thinking like one.

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recommend this course in 8 reviews

I recommend this course hotly.

I highly recommend this course to everyone.

I strongly recommend this course to those who want to know the basic of corporate finance.

I think this Corporate Finance Essentials is better than the Corporate Finance I had before in my university-sorry for my faculty lolThanks to this course, I was able to improve my knowledge and learn something small and trivial but very useful at the end.I highly recommend this course if you would like to know what the principals of finance would be like.

I recommend this course to everyone.

I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to begin learning about Corporate Finance!

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prof. estrada in 10 reviews

It was easy to digest the material and to comprehend the basic models and techniques that are needed to evaluate projects.About Prof. Estrada I would like to say that he is brilliant!

A big Thanks to Prof. Estrada and the team.

It is the best course I've taken in Coursera and EDX, it made me want to continue studying because prof. Estrada was very understanding in his financial terms and approaches.I searched for more courses in this matter (financial/business) with IESE but did not find anything else.

Prof. Estrada got the right balance between theory and real-life examples and is a great lecturer.

It has given me a deeper and broader perspective on issues on which I was already numerically proficient such as IRR and NPV, and yet Prof. Estrada does this with a few, simple sentences and examples.

I must thank Prof. Estrada and the IESE team for this outstanding learning experience.

Prof. Estrada explained the basic concepts very well.

Overall, pretty good, thanks Coursera and Prof. Estrada for the course!!

Thoroughly enjoying prof. Estrada's course.

The Prof. Estrada shows a vast knowledge about the financial matters, very enriching course.

Prof. Estrada is an excellent teacher -- dynamic, articulate, engaging, and confident.

He could doubtless make any subject interesting, but the topics he covers in this course have intrinsic appeal for a broad audience; no one will fall asleep during the lectures, which are accompanied by readings from Prof. Estrada's excellent textbooks and short weekly quizzes that put the material into practical context.

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easy to follow in 6 reviews

Professor Estrada's focus on intuition during his lectures makes it extremely easy to follow the concepts that he is trying to get across to his students.

Course is nice and easy to follow.

Finance is not my strong suit, but he made it easy to follow and understand.

Very well organized and easy to follow.

This course was worth every minute, Prof Estrada was very careful to explain each concept properly and the way the course built from one level to another, made it easy to follow.

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highly recommend in 9 reviews

I highly recommend.

Learned a lot about corporate finance Useful Course explaining the fundamental topics in Corporate Finance such as Cost of Capital, Volatility, Returns, IRR, NPV, CAPM etc., Highly recommended, video lectures and material provided were very useful and informative.

I benefited a lot from the course and highly recommend it.

soon...basics of the introductory course for corporate finance.And highly recommend the suggested book written by the speaker Prof. Javish <understanding finance> It was a very informative course and helped me learn a lot about finance.

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very informative in 9 reviews

This is a very informative course.

Very informative!

Very informative and precise for providing basing corporate finance knowledge; would not recommend it for people familiar with the subject Congratulations to the team!

Very informative and easy to understand, the professor is really good, interesting practical examples.

This is a very informative course containing apt examples for better understanding.

very interesting with a capable teacher to describe t Very informative Very helpful!!

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professor javier in 7 reviews

Professor Javier was very clear with all the concepts and really hones in to the heart of first principles.

Professor Javier offered detailed and understandable lessons.

for people in 7 reviews

the professor explains the complicated corporate finance in a very approachable way which is very suitable for people without financial background.

The course materials are easy to understand, even for people without basic finance knowledge.

My opinion about this course is very helpful for people who are in the corporate finance field.As a Finance specialization student it has been created practical knowledge.

It explained very clear the fundamentals and principles of finance.Also is free if you do not need a certificate.It does not have very deep explanation of the formulas, so it is only good for people who only want to know and understand the principles.

It is a great course for people who want to learn the basics of Corporate Finance from the point of view of an investor and a company.

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well explained in 6 reviews

I am quite sure I will remember everything I have learned from this course for the rest of my life 很好。 well explained with good examples.

Subjects well explained.

This is a nice a course well explained Excellent course!

All clear and well explained.

Informative Very Informative Course very well explained, a fantastic approach to concepts for non financial people Great course with clear teaching and awesome concepts and Excellent course with an extraordinary context.

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reading material in 5 reviews

Interesante curso de iniciación a las finanzas corporativas Very informational and interactive reading material is very good .

In addition to the videos, reading material was very useful in recapping the concepts before attempting quizzes.

Very dedicated presenter and excellent reading material provided.

Professor Javier Estrada taught brilliantly and the additional reading material immensely aided in cementing the knowledge acquired through his videos.

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Assistant Corporate Finance $71k

Reader - Corporate Finance $72k

Corporate Finance 2 $76k

Staff Corporate Finance $77k

Corporate Accounting & Finance $81k

Corporate Finance and Accounting $84k

Corporate Recruiter - Finance $89k

Supervisor Corporate Finance $95k

Finance Analyst - Corporate Finance $97k

Executive-Corporate Finance $99k

Finance & Corporate Development $148k

President Corporate Finance $303k

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IESE Business School

Rating 4.8 based on 326 ratings
Length 8 weeks
Effort 7 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
Starts Mar 30 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From IESE Business School via Coursera
Instructor Javier Estrada
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Business
Tags Business Business Essentials Finance

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