In Introduction to Finance: The Role of Financial Markets, you will be introduced to the basic concepts and skills needed for financial managers to make informed decisions. With an overview of the structure and dynamics of financial markets and commonly used financial instruments, you will get crucial skills to make capital investment decisions. With these skills, you will be ready to understand how to measure returns and risks and establish the relationship between these two. The focus of this course is on basic concepts and skill sets that will have a direct impact on real-world problems in finance. The course will enable you to understand the role of financial markets and the nature of major securities traded in financial markets. Moreover, you will gain insights into how to make use of financial markets to create value under uncertainty.
Introduction to Finance: The Role of Financial MarketsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
About this Course
Skills you will gain
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs.
Start working towards your degree
- 5 stars83.33%
- 4 stars5.55%
- 3 stars7.40%
- 1 star3.70%
TOP REVIEWS FROM INTRODUCTION TO FINANCE: THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL MARKETS
It helped me understand the terminology and valuation of bonds. I preferred to read the transcript, but videos are also a good option.
Great course! Everything is clearly explained and the instructor is great. Thank you for offering this course.
it was an amazing experience. Professor Xi has covered most of the important aspects of financial markets in this MOOC.
Great content on the financial markets and a solid format to learn the fundamentals on this subject matter.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will I have access to the lectures and assignments?
What will I get if I purchase the Certificate?
Is financial aid available?
More questions? Visit the Learner Help Center.