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Understanding Financial Concepts

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      • The Open University via FutureLearn
      • 6 hours of effort required
      • Skill Level: Introductory
      • Course Type: Self-paced

This course by FutureLearn will be teaching the learners about the return on investment, raising equity finance, strategic investment process and mergers acquisition. Furthermore, they will be helping the student in understanding terms like risk and return more clearly, how companies use stock markets, they’ll also help in the evaluation of strategic investment estimate process, learn about the mergers and the acquisition market. On the achievement of this FRM course, every individual will be able to evaluate investment risk, describe equity markets, the methods associated in issuing equities and will know about the different types of M&A transactions etc. Get prepared to learn about the wide scope of parts in the money business with a prologue to crucial monetary ideas. You might also be interested in related FRM courses click here.


  • Evaluate investment risk by calculating the standard deviation of investment returns and use this information to evaluate corporate financing choices.
  • Describe equity markets and the processes involved in issuing equities.
  • Explain the strategic investment appraisal process and understand the impact of economic fluctuations and policy on investment decisions.
  • Discuss the different types of M&A transactions and analyse long term trends and patterns – the ‘merger wave’ phenomenon in particular.

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