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Finance, Investment and Business: Fundamentals and Concepts

Finance for non finance professionals. A foundation course in Finance & Investment suitable for people across the globe.

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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 will be of immense benefit to you as a foundation course if you are a students pursuing courses like MBA, CA, CS, CMA, CFA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA etc.  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.

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.

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

33 Lessons

The Fundamentals and concepts of Finance and Investment
5 mins
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9 mins
Purchasing Power and Its Implication
7 mins
The Concept of Beating Inflation (Precursor to savings v/s investment)
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7 mins
Understanding Savings v/s Investment
14 mins
Risk and Risk Analysis I
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20 mins
Risk and Risk Analysis II
12 mins
Liquidity Part 1 (Personal assets)
23 mins
Liquidity Part 2 (Economy)
20 mins
The Concept of Time Value of Money
19 mins
The Debt Trap and EMI
How Does Money Grow
2 mins
Converting Money Into wealth:How Money Grows
10 mins
Understanding Interest and Difference Between SAR and EAR
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About the instructor

Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid (Veteran). M-Tech, MBA(Fin), CE, FIE(I), PhD

 Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid is an Army veteran and a mechanical engineer with over 38 years of experience. Qualified as a post graduate engineer coupled …

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