- Introduction to the course
- What is Finance?
- Financial manager
- Goal of financial management
- Owners' wealth versus other stakeholders' interests
- Why profit maximization is not the ultimate goal
- BONUS: Your pathway for learning Finance
Almost everyone has to make financial decisions. Even if one is not a business manager or portfolio manager, s/he must make financial decisions appropriately for his/her personal financial well-being, which necessitates a good introduction with the subject matter of finance.
This is the first course in the series of finance courses to be published at Udemy by the course instructor. Every learner of finance should start their lesson by being introduced with the basic definition of finance, goals of financial management, and the areas of financial decision-making.
This course consists of several video lectures that will be updated over time and based on students' requests, and additional resources. The lectures contain explanations of necessary concepts along with examples and illustrations.
After completing this course, a learner would be able to define finance, recognize the specific areas of business finance, identify the role, tasks, scope, and challenges of a financial manager, recognize the primary goal of financial decision-making, align the shareholders wealth maximization with other stakeholders interests, compare and choose between profit maximization and share price maximization as the primary goal of financial decision-making, and plan the pathway of learning finance.
This course is suitable for anyone who wish to achieve financial literacy and/or has the interest about the interesting world of finance. More specifically, entrepreneurs, managers and executives who are going to start learning finance, business students who are going to start learning finance, and anyone who has involvement with financial decision-making would be benefited from this course. This course is also suitable for absolute beginners who have never attended a finance course before, and may continue learning finance at an advanced level in future.
The instructor welcomes his students for continuous discussion with him. Any sort of input for improving the course is also appreciated. He also expects your positive and genuine review and rating of the course.
Research paper development; research paper writing and development; learning to write a paper for anyone; any learner.
Dr. Md Mohan Uddin is currently a Professor of Finance at United International University. Before that, he held various senior faculty member positions at universities in Bangladesh and Malaysia. He also taught online Masters students of University of Roehampton and supervised online graduate dissertation students of University of Liverpool. During his academic career, he has been teaching undergraduate/graduate level business and finance courses since 2003. The courses he taught include: Corporate Finance, International Finance, Financial Management, Principles of Finance, Investment Analysis, Bank Management, Banking & Insurance, Project Management, Strategic Management, and Computer Applications in Business. He has got his PhD in Finance from Universiti Utara Malaysia, and MBA and BBA degrees majoring in Finance and Banking from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He enjoys making learning and instruction videos and is very much excited to be engaged with online platforms like Udemy and skillshare, where he can utilize those technologies for the purpose of reaching a large number of learners worldwide. In addition to presenting research papers in international conferences he has also been active in publishing research articles in different local and international journals in the area of finance. His area of interest includes corporate finance, capital market and its regulation, international finance, financial criminology, Islamic finance and small business finance.