Developing a Financial Plan OpenCourseWare: A Free Undergraduate International Finance Course by MSU on Financial Plan Development

Published Feb 10, 2009

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Strong financial planning is an essential part of any successful organization. As part of their OpenCourseWare initiative, MSU currently offers 'Developing a Financial Plan' as a free online OpenCourseWare. This undergraduate-level course is ideal for any students interested in International Finance and Business.

Developing a Financial Plan: Course Specifics

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Developing a Financial Plan: Course Description

Offering an introduction to the basics of creating a financial plan for an organization, the 'Developing a Financial Plan' OpenCourseWare stresses the effect that solid planning has on the overall confidence level of businesses. Many financial topics are covered, including both profitability and liquidity. An in-depth examination of the necessary contents of a financial plan is included in the course, as well as ways in which plans may be customized in order to more efficiently speak to a particular lender. Effective ways to calculate an organization's costs are considered, along with a costs checklist to help assure that the minimum costs have been addressed in the financial plan. This undergraduate-level course is offered through Michigan State University's Global Learning Ventures initiative.

Included with this course is a helpful Power Point presentation, as well as a complete set of lecture notes and an online study guide. To learn more about this free course, visit the financial planning course page.

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