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Introduction to Valuation and Investing


Introduction to Valuation and Investing

Introduction to Valuation and Investing

Learn about valuation and investing.


Students: 2,377
Course Description

Many people would like to know how to go about valuing stocks and shares and investing in the stock market but the terminology and concepts can be confusing and intimidating. This free online course is an introduction to valuation and investing and aims to take the fear-factor out of stocks and shares by explaining the concepts behind valuing and investing in a clear and simple manner.
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The course covers concepts such as Income Statements, Return On Assets (ROA), Return On Equity (ROE), Price-to-Earnings ratio, depreciation, amortization and many others. This course will be of great interest to business and finance professionals who would like to learn more about, or refresh their knowledge of, valuing and investing in stocks and shares, and to learners who would like to know more about the concepts and strategies behind investing. Please note that while this free course will teach you about making investments in stocks and shares in general, it does not advocate that you should buy stocks and shares or invest in the stock market, and that any investment made in the stock market may lose money.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understand Income Statements; - Understand Return On Assets (ROA); - Understand Return On Equity (ROE); - Understand Price-to-Earnings ratio; - Understand depreciation; - Understand amortization;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Valuation and Investing
Module 2: Valuation and Investing Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Valuation and Investing
Course # 421
Course Publisher Khan Academy
Course Category 9
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Course Description  Many people would like to know how to go about valuing stocks and shares and investing in the stock market but the terminology and concepts can be confusing and intimidating. This free online course is an introduction to valuation and investing and aims to take the fear-factor out of stocks and shares by explaining the concepts behind valuing and investing in a clear and simple manner. The course covers concepts such as Income Statements, Return On Assets (ROA), Return On Equity (ROE), Price-to-Earnings ratio, depreciation, amortization and many others. This course will be of great interest to business and finance professionals who would like to learn more about, or refresh their knowledge of, valuing and investing in stocks and shares, and to learners who would like to know more about the concepts and strategies behind investing. Please note that while this free course will teach you about making investments in stocks and shares in general, it does not advocate that you should buy stocks and shares or invest in the stock market, and that any investment made in the stock market may lose money.
License  This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
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Release Date 03 May 2012
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only High
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Joseph Robert Amponsah Ghana This is a real eye opener especially for me . 2014-10-17 15:10:32
  • Rahul Singh India Its a very good course. 2014-09-08 13:09:56
  • Rebecca Roh United States of America Great information and provided sound understanding of terms. 2014-08-15 22:08:27
  • Francis Ajith Padathurithil Ireland Valuable and interesting. Helped very much in clearing out concepts 2014-04-23 15:04:58
  • Loyiso Jonathan Dutywa United Kingdom Course Module: Module 1: Introduction to Valuation and Investing Course Topic: Price and Market Capitalization Comment: this is super great insight of how the shares and stock work within the company,iam pleased with this course,the correlation between the shares and the assets of the company is explained vividly , thank you for this lecture. 2014-01-28 13:01:37
  • Ndueso Etuk Nigeria Course Module: Module 1: Introduction to Valuation and Investing Course Topic: Price and Market Capitalization Comment: wow!i never knew all this facts,i always think penny stocks was the best buy,not knowing is the other way round.this investing course is a good one. 2013-07-26 23:07:16
  • Jerry Sarkodie-mensah Ghana Course Module: Module 1: Introduction to Valuation and Investing Course Topic: Price and Market Capitalization Comment: this transcript really informs and educates. I like it 2013-06-13 11:06:00
  • Stanley Nelson Hoebeb Namibia this course is so enterprising, it is clearly outlining ratio to look at when thinking investment. Ratio's to calculate Enterprise market Value, Earning per Share, ROA in different ways. It has really give me light on valuation and investment. 2013-04-19 15:04:05
  • Jaswant Sachdev United States of America Great 2013-03-09 16:03:47
  • Justin Mosely United States of America Course Module: Module 1: Introduction to Valuation and Investing
    Course Topic: Introduction to the Income Statement
    Comment: Thank you Sal this helps soooooooooo much 2013-02-04 18:02:16
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Free, Online Introduction to Valuation and Investing Course.