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The Open University

Finance Fundamentals: Financial Services after the Banking Crisis


Explore the UK financial services landscape, how financial firms and products are regulated, and how consumers are protected.

4 weeks

3 hrs per week

New York Institute of Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Structuring the Deal

Learn how to structure mergers and acquisitions and discover the documents, tax, and legal structures needed to execute a deal.

3 weeks

4 hrs per week

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SOAS University of London

Risk Management in the Global Economy

What is risk? This free course examines the financial markets and the role that risk management tools play in the global economy.

4 weeks

2 hrs per week

New York Institute of Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Free Cash Flow Modeling

Learn how to evaluate a company’s financial performance to determine acquisition opportunities.

3 weeks

4 hrs per week

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The Open University

Challenging Wealth and Income Inequality

Explore the concerns about rising wealth and income inequality between different generations in developed countries.

4 weeks

3 hrs per week

New York Institute of Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Advanced Theory

Explore mergers and acquisitions in greater depth, examining accounting and projections.

2 weeks

4 hrs per week

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New York Institute of Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions: Accounting Principles

Understand how to apply accounting and tax principles with this final course in a program about mergers and acquisitions.

2 weeks

4 hrs per week

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University of Leeds

Effective Fundraising and Leadership in Arts and Culture

Improve your chances of raising funds for arts and culture by developing your leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

2 weeks

4 hrs per week

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Our online programs allow you to deepen your understanding of a subject and develop career skills, with the chance to earn an academic or professional credential.

The Open University

Finance Fundamentals

Develop your understanding of financial planning, budgeting, borrowing and investments with this flexible program of online courses from The Open University Business School.

4 courses

16 weeks

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New York Institute of Finance

Mergers and Acquisitions

Explore the world of mergers and acquisitions, from theory to structuring deals to accounting, with this flexible program.

5 courses

14 weeks

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