A certificate indicates mastery of a particular set of skills or that an individual has effectively completed predetermined coursework or passed a test on a given topic. Strong variation exists among certificate courses in terms of content, length and cost.
Students of finance learn about all aspects of money management. The field includes business investments and banking, personal money management, and accounting. Students may keep their education general, or may choose to specialize early on in areas like personal financial planning or business accounting.
Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests
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Learn both the sound theoretical principles of finance and the practical environment in which financial decisions are made. [+]
You will learn how to value a firm over the course of this Corporate Finance professional certificate program, giving you the skills necessary to make sound financial and investment decisions.
We will cover:Framework for valuation (including, as special cases, valuation of stocks and bonds, and evaluation of investment opportunities) Free cash flow method for firm valuation Concepts of risk and return and identification of opportunity cost of capital Alternative sources of external funding for company operations
Together, these concepts make up the essential building blocks for a career in finance.
In this hands-on program, you will be given the opportunity to learn through a variety of real-world transactions and case studies as well as work through exercises in constructing Excel models to help deepen your understanding of concepts.... [-]
Improve the work environment using the RAMP-tool to; identify and assess musculoskeletal risks, and develop and implement solutions. [+]
In this Professional Certificate program, learners will become proficient in managing and improving the work environment with regard to preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) gained from manual work.
You will learn how to perform systematic risk management from identification and assessment of risks, to the development of solutions and action plans, with the use of RAMP. RAMP is a newly launched tool for the assessment and handling of MSD risks in manual handling jobs. RAMP stands for Risk Assessment and Management tool for manual handling Proactively. The RAMP tool is unique in its high usability, developed and evaluated scientifically, in close collaboration between industry and researchers from KTH.... [-]
Understand FinTech (financial technology), including cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, AI and Big Data, and how it is transforming the world of finance. [+]
Finance and technology have a very long history of intertwined evolution, from the earliest coins to today’s cryptocurrencies. However, in the past decade, the speed of change combined with an ever-increasing range of new entrants – from startups to tech firms, from global markets to emerging markets – are transforming the world of finance at an unprecedented pace. This can be seen most clearly in the context of large emerging markets including China and India.
In this interdisciplinary Professional Certificate program in FinTech, you will learn about the world of FinTech and the opportunities and challenges it is bringing around the world. The Professional Certificate program will give you the tools to understand the interaction of finance and technology across the financial system as well as insight into the major technologies involved and the emerging business models and players in the industry.... [-]
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this Professional Certificate program develops the skills you need to handle the transactions, financing, and policy of public-private partnerships (PPPs).[+]
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, this Professional Certificate program develops the skills you need to handle the transactions, financing, and policy of public-private partnerships (PPPs). Through case studies, you will understand the balance between private investors’ need for profit and governments’ need for transparency in gaining new private funding for key public projects. This knowledge is essential for investors, commercial and investment bankers, lawyers, accountants, and regulators. You will learn about the accounting and economic drivers that motivate the use of Project Finance and understand key participants at critical points in a project timeline. We will explore the management of risks including construction, supplier, market demand, market price, credit and political/country. You’ll also examine greenfield, privatization, and Public Private Partnership projects in the power generation, natural resource, extraction, and public infrastructure sectors. This program will also look at several term sheets for actual projects that detail the use of different ownership and debt structures and also examples of the documentation that is required to secure project financing. In the final course of this program, we will consider the case of an actual Emerging Market Greenfield project that our instructor – Jeff Hooke - participated in during his investment-banking career. NOTE: Completing all 6 courses and then taking the Professional Certificate Examination is MANDATORY to achieve both the NYIF Certificate of Mastery and the edX Professional Certificate in Project Finance and Public-Private Partnerships. A verified learner must pass all courses in the program with a minimum... [-]
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Risk Management Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of the practice of risk management. [+]
Taught by instructors with decades of experience on Wall Street, the Risk Management Professional Certificate program is a comprehensive survey of the practice of risk management. In this program, you will learn about the major types of risk, risk management tools, and techniques and financial regulations. Instructors will work through the annual risk report of a publicly traded financial institution and analyze a number of case studies to illustrate key principles of risk measurement and management. The Risk Management Professional Certificate is broken down into 5 courses:Introduction to Risk Management Measuring Risk: Equity, Fixed Income, Derivatives, and FX Risk Management Tools and Practices Stress Testing and Regulation - Part 1 Stress Testing and Regulation - Part 2 ... [-]