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Introduction to Valuation and Investing


Introduction to Valuation and Investing
Introduction to Valuation and Investing

Learn about valuation and investing.


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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.

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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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 44 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to Valuation and Investing
Course #: 421
Course Publisher: Khan Academy
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
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:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 03 May 2012
Content  
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: Post-Secondary
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Thereece Stewart
    Thereece Stewart Jamaica Very interesting and informative course that has improved my knowledge on Valuation and Investing. 2015-05-06 06:05:24
  • waldu kuyler
    waldu kuyler South Africa Great course! Thank you 2015-04-07 14:04:23
  • jamie virgo
    jamie virgo United States of America It was a good course 2015-02-19 15:02:37
  • Gary Williams
    Gary Williams Jamaica The information given was very informative for the future when operating a business 2015-02-16 05:02:43
  • Megan Miano
    Megan Miano Kenya In serving as an introductory course, it was informative however more content on valuation is required to be included in the course to enhance a more thorough understanding of the topic at hand. 2015-01-14 08:01:47
  • Joseph Robert Amponsah
    Joseph Robert Amponsah Ghana This is a real eye opener especially for me . 2014-10-17 15:10:32
  • Rahul Singh
    Rahul Singh India Its a very good course. 2014-09-08 13:09:56
  • Rebecca Roh
    Rebecca Roh United States of America Great information and provided sound understanding of terms. 2014-08-15 22:08:27
  • Francis Ajith Padathurithil
    Francis Ajith Padathurithil Ireland Valuable and interesting. Helped very much in clearing out concepts 2014-04-23 15:04:58
  • Loyiso Jonathan Dutywa
    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
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