Wharton MBA Foundation Courses: Now Available Online with Coursera

Wharton MBA Foundation Course CourseraThe University of Pennsylvania Wharton School will include four MBA core courses in Coursera, a non-profit online platform founded with the vision of educating millions of students. The MBA Foundation Series consists of courses in — corporate finance, marketing, operation management, and financial accounting.

This is a great opportunity for MBA Aspirants to experience what it is like to be part of a top MBA program. We expect other top Business Schools to contribute through Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) format. 

Four Foundation Courses in Coursera – From Wharton Business School

An Introduction to Corporate Finance

Topics Covered

• Analyses of Financial Decisions made by corporations
• Present Value Technique
• Capital Budgeting Principles
• Asset valuation
• The operation and efficiency of financial markets
• The financial decisions of firms
• Derivatives

Instructor: Franklin Allen, University of Pennsylvania

Workload: 6-8 hours/week

Start Date: Oct 28th 2013 (6 weeks long)

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An Introduction to Financial Accounting

Topics Covered: Read, Understand and Analyze Financial statements

Instructor: Brian J Bushee, University of Pennsylvania

Workload: 6-8 hours/week

Start Date:Sep 16th 2013 (10 weeks long)    

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An Introduction to Marketing

Topics Covered

• Customer Decision Making
• Branding Strategies
• Customer Centricity
• New Market Entry

Instructors: David Bell, Peter Fader and Barbara E. Kahn

Workload: 5-6 hours/week

Start Date: Oct 14th 2013 (9 weeks long)    

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An Introduction to Operations Management

Topics Covered

• Analyze and Improve Business Processes
• Improve Productivity
• Reduce Response Time
• Improve Quality
• Increase Choice for Customers

Workload: 5-7 hours/week

Start Date: Sep 30th 2013 (8 weeks long)

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