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Introduction to Investment and Taxation


Introduction to Investment and Taxation
Introduction to Investment and Taxation

Learn more about investment and taxation practices and procedures.


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Course Description

Investment and tax principles are very important topics in finance and professionals who act as investment and taxation advisors must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of these areas. In this free online financial course you will learn more about risk-and-return concepts, capital markets and explore various aspects of taxation such as understanding what tax deductions are and how to calculate the upper and lower bounds on forward settlement prices. This course will be of great interest to financial and business professionals who would like a greater understanding of investment and taxation practices and procedures, and to learners who would like to learn more about these fundamental areas of finance.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Understanding the key factors which make up the broad subject of Finance; - Examine various subjects under the umbrella of finance such as taxation, option expirations and Ponzi schemes; - Learn small pockets of information to better explain some common terms in Finance;


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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Investment
Module 2: Introduction to Taxation
Module 3: Introduction to Treasury Bonds
Module 4: General Finance Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 37 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to Investment and Taxation
Course #: 495
Course Publisher: Khan Academy
Course Category: 2
Content Origin:
Course Description: Investment and tax principles are very important topics in finance and professionals who act as investment and taxation advisors must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of these areas. In this free online financial course you will learn more about risk-and-return concepts, capital markets and explore various aspects of taxation such as understanding what tax deductions are and how to calculate the upper and lower bounds on forward settlement prices. This course will be of great interest to financial and business professionals who would like a greater understanding of investment and taxation practices and procedures, and to learners who would like to learn more about these fundamental areas of finance.
License: This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 21 September 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Mihaela Cristina Stoica Korea; Republic of Great course, explained nicely and clearly so many confusing concepts and calculation methods ! Thank you ! 2015-05-21 06:05:57
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    Christopher Evans Australia I learnt a fair bit from this but some of it doesn't apply to me because I live in Australia. Mainly talking about the 401k 2015-03-06 11:03:07
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    Augusto Pires Portugal very easy to understand 2015-01-05 20:01:06
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    Ford Banister China Well presented in a relaxed way. Easy to understand. 2014-12-19 02:12:52
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    Godwin Mckeown Dentu Ghana It is an interesting course 2014-10-10 16:10:34
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    Godfrey Mbonu United States of America good 2014-08-19 21:08:27
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    Kwaku Amenorhu Ghana it gives detailed explanation concerning the operation of financial institutions in the financial market 2014-07-08 01:07:49
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    Tara Anthony United States of America Enjoyable 2014-06-08 19:06:55
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    Mehtab Ahmed Pakistan Introduction to Investment and Taxation is the great and helpful course on the alison. 2014-04-10 13:04:40
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    Natasia Harrison United States of America Course Module: Module 2: Introduction to Taxation Course Topic: Corporations and Limited Liability Why people set up corporations Comment: Thank you so much for these great videos! 2013-09-14 22:09:00
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