MIT_Finance for Non-Finance Managers Copy

This course provides a rigorous introduction to the fundamentals of modern financial analysis and applications to business challenges in valuation, risk analysis, corporate investment decisions, and basic security analysis and investment management. The four major sections of the course are: (A) an introduction to the financial system, the financial challenges firms and households face, and the principles of modern finance in tackling these challenges; (B) valuation of stocks, bonds, forwards, futures, and options; (C) methods for incorporating risk analysis into valuation models, including portfolio theory, mean-variance optimization, and the Capital Asset Pricing Model; and (D) applications to corporate financial decisions, including capital budgeting and real options.
Finance for non-finance is a 35 hour self paced course;. We recommend this course to be done at a self-paced of 2 hours every week, to be complete in 6 weeks.

This course introduces the core theory of modern financial economics and financial management, with a focus on capital markets and investments. Topics include functions of capital markets and financial intermediaries, asset valuation, fixed-income securities, common stocks, capital budgeting, diversification and portfolio selection, equilibrium pricing of risky assets, the theory of efficient markets, and an introduction to derivatives and options.

You can also refer to the Course Outline by Topic (PDF). The chapters listed in the outline refer to the main course textbook.

Course Curriculum

  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture 1 Preview
    67 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture2 Part1 Preview
    76 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture2 Part2 Preview
    80 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture2 Part3 Preview
    71 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture2_Recitation1 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture3 Part1 Preview
    71 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture3 Part 2 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture3 Part3 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture3 Part4 Preview
    75 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture3_Recitation2 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture4 Preview
    75 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture4_Recitation3 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture5 Part1 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture5 Part2 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture5_Recitation4 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture6 Part1 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture6 Part2 Preview
    59 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture6 Part3 Preview
    77 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture6_Recitation5 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture7 Part1 Preview
    67 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture7 Part2 Preview
    78 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture8 Part1 Preview
    78 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture8 Part2 Preview
    80 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture8 Part3 Preview
    78 minutes
  • MIT_Finance Theory 1_L8_Recitation 6 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture9 Part1 Preview
    78 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture9 Part2 Preview
    75 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture9 Part3 Preview
    80 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture9_Recitation7 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture10 Part1 Preview
    80 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture10 Part2 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory 1_Lecture10_Recitation8 Preview
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  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture11 Part1 Preview
    79 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture11 Part2 Preview
    80 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture11 Part3 Preview
    54 minutes
  • MIT_Fin Theory_Lecture12 Preview
    54 minutes

Your On-line course on negotiation, persuasion and influence includes

Self-Paced Multi-Format Lessons

Lessons are in a combination of Video, Audio and reading materials – which you can access on phone or desktop, at your own time.

Tools/ Templates

Each course is supported by tools, templates, take home slides, which will help remind you of key concepts and support easy implementation.

100% Accelerated Learning

We accelerate your learning by curating high quality, well structured content and support it with tools and templates, making it easier for you to focus on what is important.

Frequently asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
This is self paced learning course with varying durations. You are free to take this course based on your need.
How long do I have access to the course?
Unlimited !! You can watch the videos and techniques explained for as much number of time you wish.
Can I have face to face interaction with Instructor
No, this is an online self paced course with video demonstration. However, you are free to contact us/ your organisation HR. If we have sufficient requests- we can arrange for an interaction with the instructor/ expert on the topic. You can reach us at kanika@northwest.sg
Does this course have any certificates?
We offer a course completion certificate from Northwest Executive Education.