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Introduction to value based business analytics
We invite you to get ready for the new academic year and gain new knowledge. Use the special code ‘ХОЧУВВЫШКУ’ (‘I want to study at HSE’) to get free access to the track: Introduction to Value-based Business Analytics.
Language of instruction: English.
What will you learn?
The course focuses on the key financial concepts and tools for creating and increasing value in business, including closed and family enterprises. We will demonstrate how risk and profitability criteria change the assessment of organisational effectiveness and help to evaluate various financial instruments in financial markets.
You will learn about the analytical tools used to identify and measure the value creation effects of business solutions in any sector. You will also gain new insight into how various motivations behind management and board decisions can affect financial policies and company value.
Experts from large companies (PWC, Rosselkhoznadzor, the Moscow Exchange, Boston Consulting Group, IBS) will also share their experience in the course.
What skills will you gain?
You will improve your skills, discover a new approach to analysing company effectiveness, and learn how to track changes in a company’s fundamental value. You will also gain experience in applying financial data to analyse real companies and the stages of their life cycle, as well as compare efficiency using the latest methods.
This course builds essential skills necessary for economic, business and financial analysis. After the course, you will be able to perform your own economic data analysis based on an understanding of econometric tools. You will learn how to apply these tools and methods to various topics in your research and prevent and overcome the kinds of problems that can arise in real data analysis.
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