SAIS Courses

Introductory Finance (An Online Course)

This online course provides a fundamental understanding of the principles, analytical tools, and knowledge needed to make good investment and financing decisions. The primary objective of the course is to understand the basic principles of corporate finance, the essential tools for basic financial analysis, and introductory models and frameworks used in corporate financial decision making. The course introduces students to finance ratios, forecasting methods, capital structure theory, and risk-return analysis and then asks them to apply these concepts in several different approaches to valuing a business. Subjects covered include capital structure; financial ratios; financial statements; forecasting; return on investment; and risk.



Course Number
CS102/SA380.101

Term
Fall 2013

Term
SAIS Europe

Campus
SAIS Europe