What you'll learn
- Coherently speak and understand the basics of Finance
- Read a Balance Sheet
- Read a Cash Flow Statement
- Read an Income Statement
- Research Companies and Report on them
- Understand what Gross Margin is, why it is important in an organization and how to calculate it
- Understand what market capitalization is and what it means in different contexts
- Know what a capitalization table is and how to construct a basic one
- No prerequisites
We teach about how to drive in school, but not how to manage finances. ~ Andy Williams
Finance. The backbone of every company. Finance is a glass door into the inner workings of a company. The flaws and successes of a company are exposed in a company's financial statements. Despite this, many do not know some of the fundamentals of finance such as how to read a balance sheet.
I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price. ~ Ruth Handler
In this course you will learn how to become financially literate in a modern organization. From a high-level perspective, this course will illuminate what is important and what isn't so much when analyzing financial statements and ultimately researching companies. You will gain the ability to provide valuable insights that will impress even some of the most seasoned entrepreneurs.
Landing a million-dollar investment for your startup is exhilarating. But as big as that number sounds, it doesn't go far. Many startups just getting off the ground won't have a CFO to monitor finances. It doesn't take much for spending to spiral out of control. ~ Ryan Holmes
The lectures included in this course are:
- Basic Financial Terms
- Balance Sheets
- Gross Margins
- Income Statements
- Cash Flow Statements
- Researching Companies
- Market Capitalization
- Capitalization Tables
It is usually people in the money business, finance, and international trade that are really rich. ~ Robin LeachThis course will help you gain a new perspective on any organization and will help you fend for yourself in the money world we live in.
No prior experience or software is required for this course - just a mindset that is open to learning, and a realization that Finance is important to be a more valuable employee.
Who this course is for:
- Startups who need to know the basics of finance and where to go
- Anyone looking to invest and wants to become literate in finance
- Anyone who wants to know how companies tick
- NOT an accounting course - this course provides practical knowledge for use in a business context
Jobs University's mission is to teach knowledge and skills that lead to good jobs, or make people more valuable to existing employers in their current job.
The right knowledge and skills are critical to getting a good paying job. But traditional business education can be expensive, and not always effective.
Jobs University is an online school that teaches useful modern-day job skills. Our goal is to provide you with practical business knowledge and experience that makes you more valuable to employers. Our courses are designed by students and CEOs, focusing on what really matters in business. We'll show you how to stand out and be useful and successful, from the job application process to being the most valuable employee you can be.
Jobs University's online classes consist of engaging, fast-paced video lectures you can view on your computer, smartphone or tablet. You also get useful slides, templates and how-tos that give you the tools to approach real-world business problems.
Unlike expensive online schools, you won't have to take out a student loan to attend Jobs University. Classes are affordable, and can be completed usually in under a month. You can get an incredible CEO-level business education for just a few dollars a day.
Jumpstart your career with valuable, practical knowledge that will make you a more valuable employee. Try a Jobs University course risk-free today.