Fundamentals of Finance

Date:
Aug 25 - Dec 05, 2014
(Class will begin online on August 25, 2014 and will close on December 5, 2014.)
Location:
Online Course
UGA E-Learning Commons
Cost:
General:  $950.00
Alumni:   $850.00



A fundamental understanding of finances by leaders insures that all areas of the business are thoughtfully considered when evaluating and implementing strategic changes. In UGA’s online Fundamentals of Finance program, you’ll learn the basic concepts and analytical tools of finance in both corporate finance and investment.  

Learn from the best in the state. U.S News and World Report ranks UGA’s Terry College of Business Accounting Program number 15 in the nation, making our faculty among the best in the nation to prepare you and your business for success. 

Online Formatting 

Once registered for Fundamentals of Finance, participants will have access to the class beginning from the next scheduled start date for three months. Participants work at their own pace, and thus can complete the class well before the three months expires but have the flexibility to work through the class and return to any module at their own pace throughout three months. Upon completion of the class, participants will receive a Fundamentals of Finance Certificate from Terry College of Business, University of Georgia.

Key Take Aways:


  • Risk and Return

  • Financial Institutions

  • Efficient Markets

  • Valuation Theory

  • Capital Budgeting

  • Portfolio Theory

  • Cost of Capital

  • International Finance 

Fundamentals of Finance is separated into seven modules focused on: 

  • Introduction to Finance

  • Time Value of Money

  • Risk and Return

  • Bonds and Stocks

  • Project Decision Rules

  • Capital Budgeting

  • Cost of Capital


Chris Pope

Chris Pope, PhD, works with participants to develop an understanding of finance and how it impacts decisions they face daily in the workplace. Dr. Pope holds a PhD in Business Economics from Indiana University and has been on faculty at the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business for the last twelve years teaching undergraduates and executives. He also owns an economic consulting firm that has done work in online education as well as economic analysis for multiple firms in the Southeastern United States.

 Finance touches every part of business.
Understanding the role of finance in an organization better equips employees to make decisions that positively impact the value of the business.

Chris Pope PhD., Professor, Terry College of Business

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Chris Pope
PhD, Senior Faculty, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Chris Pope PhD. Senior Faculty Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Dr. Pope holds a PhD in Business Economics from Indiana University and has been on faculty at the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business for the last twelve years teaching undergraduates and executives.  He also owns an economic consulting firm that has done work in online education as well as economic analysis for multiple firms in the Southeast United States.
 

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