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Organisations and the financial system

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Organisations and the financial system

Learn about the main types of financial resources available to organisations, how these funds can be used to start up a new business or sustain day-to-day operations, as well as develop long-term expansion plans. 

This free course, Organisations and the financial system, introduces the key operational and decisional features of the process of business financing and also considers organisations’ specific structures and goals.


Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe and contextualise the nature of organisations’ financing
  • identify the main types of financing and relate them to different types of business organisations
  • give examples of business financing needs, opportunities, and constraints
  • outline and describe the processes of stock and bond issuance.

First Published: 16/09/2020

Updated: 16/09/2020

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