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Introducing corporate finance

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This free course, Introducing corporate finance, introduces you to the importance of finance and the role it plays in organisations. It explains the different functions of money and the ways in which finance is linked to organisational strategies. The course also explores the ways in which finance is linked to the governance of organisations, how organisations fund their activities, and the role of the finance and accounting functions.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • identify the key themes in corporate finance
  • explain the role of finance in an organisation
  • explain and analyse the interrelationship between finance and governance
  • analyse the relationship between strategic decision making and corporate financing decisions.

By: The Open University

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Introducing corporate finance


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In this course you will study the theories and concepts of corporate finance that are relevant to today’s business managers, whether they work in the for-profit sector, public sector or not-for-profit sector.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Business [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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