Financial Markets and Institutions

About this course Skip Course Description This finance course will expose learners to the workings of global financial markets, their key institutional features, and the theoretical underpinnings of their design. Topics will include different types of financial securities such as debt, equity, convertible debt, and preferred stocks traded in the market, their relative advantages and disadvantages and the roles of

Supply Chain Management

A series of credit-eligible courses recognized by industry. Gain expertise in the growing field of Supply Chain Management through an innovative online program consisting of five courses and a final capstone exam. The MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain from MITx is an advanced, professional, graduate-level foundation in Supply Chain Management. It represents the equivalent of 1 semester's worth of coursework

AP Macroeconomics

About this course Skip Course Description Learn key concepts and AP® Macroeconomics material from top AP instructors, including many of the same high school teachers and college faculty who helped design the AP curriculum in partnership with the College Board. Each module will cover a major concept in the AP® Macroeconomics course, based on Advanced Placement® standards. All topics are

Corporate Financial Policy

About this course Skip Course Description This finance course focuses on how a firm should raise funds to finance its projects. Learners will be exposed to a number of important theoretical frameworks to analyze how financial policies can create value for a firm in a world with “frictions” such as bankruptcy costs, taxation policy, information problems, and conflict of interests

Can MOOCs Cure the Tuition Epidemic?

Photo: Marko Priske/ReduxComputer scientist Sebastian Thrun, co-creator of a wildly popular MOOC at Stanford in 2011, sits in front of a green screen. Because of the extensive digital content involved, it can cost several hundred thousand dollars to produce a new MOOC. In the United States, the biggest obstacle standing in the way of students going to college is not

“Stanford in Pakistan”

“Stanford in Pakistan” Columns Comment 2 DAYS AGO BY MIAN FAREED It’s a small world after all   Stanford University is one of the partners of Coursera.org, one of the largest MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) in the world.     MOOC’s provide students around the world the opportunity to learn from educational institutions around the world for free and

"Stanford in Pakistan"

“Stanford in Pakistan” Columns Comment 2 DAYS AGO BY MIAN FAREED It’s a small world after all   Stanford University is one of the partners of Coursera.org, one of the largest MOOCs (Massive Online Open Courses) in the world.     MOOC’s provide students around the world the opportunity to learn from educational institutions around the world for free and