MOOC of the month

If you’ve ever wanted to sample the world class teaching offered by some of Australia’s leading academics at the University of Melbourne, then consider signing up for one of the MOOCs on offer this month.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are changing the landscape of higher education. The concept allows anyone, anywhere the chance to take short courses from some of the world’s leading institutions. All that is required to participate is access to the internet and a passion for learning!

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The Language and Tools of Financial Analysis is a MOOC taught by Paul Kofman and Sean Pinder; renowned professors in the Faculty of Business and Economics. The four week course allows participants to learn the foundations of accounting principles and financial analysis, and develop a deeper understanding of how these tools are used to facilitate comparisons between companies.

Created in partnership with Bank of New York Mellon, this course is the first in a series of four courses followed by a capstone, that make up a specialisation in financial analysis. If you’d like to learn more about the course, and establish if this is the right course for you, a short course overview video is available.

To see the full range of courses on offer, visit MOOCs at Melbourne.

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Written by
Emma Fazzino

Learning Environments support centre