University of Leeds Free Online Course on Managing Finances

The University of Leeds is offering free online course on Managing Finances. The course can be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource or can be studied independently by students.

In this two-week course, applicants will Find out how forecasting and managing your finances can lead to a profitable and sustainable business. This course will start on .

Course At Glance

Length: 2 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Subject: Managing Finances
Institution: University of Leeds and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on 

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Providers’ Details

As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.

About This Course

The management of finances is crucial to a successful business; financial information provides the evidence to support your decisions about a business and helps to justify those decisions when you present them to other people. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss why forecasting and planning are key skills within any successful business.
  • Discuss sales revenue forecast, net profit and the purpose of a cash flow forecast.
  • Evaluate the entrepreneur’s business challenge: How can Hannah make her business more profitable?
  • Identify business finances in a business plan.
  • Assess costs, prices, gross profit and cash flow forecasts.

Requirements

This course is part of the ‘Going to University’ collection which has been specifically designed for schools and colleges. The course can be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource or can be studied independently by students.

Instructors

Richard Tunstall

Lecturer in Enterprise at the University of Leeds. Passionate about entrepreneurship. Part of the Leeds Enterprise Centre team delivering ‘Starting a Business’

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).

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