Fundamentals & Concepts of Finance, Investment and Business.

Personal finance, Investment and Business concepts.This is a conceptual course suitable for people across the globe..

It is quite common to see that people are efficient in their profession or business and earn adequately well but are not able to manage their finances in a prudent manner. This happens due to want of basic knowledge about finance, investment and the financial concepts related to business. Students who pursue higher education find it difficult to understand financial management due to inadequate clarity on the fundamentals and basic concepts of finance. This course is designed to address the conceptual and fundamental issues so as to build a strong foundation for better understanding of the issues related to finance, investment and business.

What you’ll learn

  • The Fundamentals and Concepts of Finance and Investment to help you manage your Personal Finances in a better way..
  • The aspects like Inflation, Savings, Investment, Liquidity, Risk and Time Value of Money to help you take informed and balanced investment decisions..
  • Business concepts like Capital, Sources and Cost of Capital, Debt-Equity, Leverage, EBITDA and ROI to help you manage your business and personal investments..
  • The concept and types of Risk and how to analyse risk.
  • The concept of Liquidity. Liquidity of personal assets and market liquidity and its implications.
  • A conceptual understanding of the Time Value of Money.
  • The pitfalls of Debt and how to prevent falling in a Debt Trap.
  • The concept of how money grows into wealth.
  • Understanding the difference between Simple and Compound interest and also between Stated Annual Rate and Effective Annual Rate.
  • Some considerations for real life investment and classification of personal investment.
  • Some examples of how money grows at different pace.
  • Understanding Investment in bonds and concept of Par Value, Coupon rate, Market price and Yield rate.
  • Understanding investment in Mutual Funds, ETFs and other investment avenues.
  • Understanding investment in stock market.
  • Practical example of investing in stock market.
  • Significance of Risk and Diversification in investment.
  • The financial concepts for entrepreneurs.
  • Understand what is Capital and the source of capital.
  • The significance of Debt and Equity.
  • The concept of Cost of Capital in a business.
  • The significance of Debt Equity Ratio or Leverage.
  • The significance of turnover in any business.
  • The concept of Profit, Earnings, EBIT and EBITDA and ROI.

Course Content

  • The Fundamentals and concepts of Finance and Investment –> 11 lectures • 2hr 14min.
  • How Does Money Grow –> 11 lectures • 1hr 3min.
  • Financial Concepts for Business and Entrepreneurs –> 12 lectures • 1hr.

Fundamentals & Concepts of Finance, Investment and Business.

Requirements

  • No prerequisites except a desire to learn. This course talks of Fundamentals and Concepts and can be comprehended by everyone..

It is quite common to see that people are efficient in their profession or business and earn adequately well but are not able to manage their finances in a prudent manner. This happens due to want of basic knowledge about finance, investment and the financial concepts related to business. Students who pursue higher education find it difficult to understand financial management due to inadequate clarity on the fundamentals and basic concepts of finance. This course is designed to address the conceptual and fundamental issues so as to build a strong foundation for better understanding of the issues related to finance, investment and business.

In this course hosted by PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants, Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering and Finance with a Doctorate in management explains the fundamentals and concepts of Finance, Investment and business in a very simple manner with apt examples. The speaker believes that a clear understanding of the basics is the key to advanced learning and professional success.

This course is divided into three sections. The first section explains the concepts like Inflation, Savings, Investment, Risk, Liquidity, Time Value of Money etc. The second part explains the concept that earning money and converting the earnings into wealth are two different things. The concept of interest and returns through various  investment avenues like Bonds, Mutual Funds, ETFs, Stock market etc have been explained in a simple manner with practical examples. The last part explains the concepts of  Debt and Equity, Sources of Capital, Cost of Capital, Significance of Turnover, Profit, Earnings ,Return on Investment etc.

This course will be of immense benefit to you if you are a university students or undergraduate in any discipline.  On completing this course you will find yourself equipped with the  requisite financial knowledge before you step into your professional career or pursue higher education. It will also be of immense benefit if you are a young entrepreneur who intends to venture into business or if you are interested to indulge in investment. Even homemakers  who desires to understand the concepts of finance, investment and business in order to manage their personal finances  in a better way will find this course useful.  Equipped with knowledge, you can provide services as a Financial advisor to family and friends.

The speaker  knows the subject well and speaks to the point without any glamour, frills or divergence thus, respecting the value of time.

 

Legal Disclaimer:

This course is purely for educational purposes. Investment and trading in stock market involves financial risk. Students taking this course are advised to exercise due diligence before making any investment or trade in stock market. The instructor or any party related to this course or it’s content will not be responsible for any kind of loss to anyone in anyway, due to this course.

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