History of Corporate Finance In a Nutshell
Learn about key aspects of corporate finance such as Financial markets, Risk, Bubbles, Mergers and Acquisitions.
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This free online course takes you on a journey where you will learn about finance and where it came from, how financial theories were developed, how ideological and government experiments shaped economies, and the rise and fall of financial markets.
The course begins by introducing you to what creates and drives a market. You will learn about key aspects of corporate finance such as financial markets, risk, bubbles, mergers and acquisitions. The course reviews the rise and fall of financial markets, including the causes and impacts of the 2008 U.S. financial housing collapse. The course also shows you how to decode financial stories in the news, and will give you the ability to recognize financial ideas as they show up in everyday life. It discusses influential thinkers who shaped society, crazy scams that worked (for a while), and demystifies financial concepts into simple ideas everyone can understand.
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Having completed the course you will be able to:
- Explain what created and drives a market
- Identify the different types of mergers and acquisitions
- Discuss the causes and impacts of the 2008 U.S. financial housing collapse
- Describe the rise and fall of financial markets
- Discuss key financial concepts
- Decode financial stories in the news
- Recognize financial ideas as they show up in everyday life
- Name some key historical economists and their theories
- Give examples of the crazy true story of modern economics
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