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Approx 4 Hours To Complete Fundamentals And Concepts Of Finance Investment And Business in English Language

In this course hosted by PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants, Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid, an Army Veteran and a post graduate in Engineering & Finance with a Doctorate in Management explains the fundamentals & concepts of Finance, Investment & Business in a simple language with apt examples. The speaker believes that a clear understanding of the basics is the key to advanced learning & professional success. This course will be of immense benefit to students, entrepreneurs and investors.


    There are no pre requirements. The subject has been explained in detail, right from the basics.


    1. Who this course if for?

    A. This course is for university students, entrepreneurs, investors and all those who desire to manage their personal finances and business in a prudent manner.

    2. What is the end result?

    A. By the end of this course you will be familiar with the vocabulary & concepts of finance, investment & business. You will be able to participate in financial & investment discussions & will be able to take business & investment decisions with due consideration & sound knowledge.


    This course is divided into 3 parts. Part 1 explains the concepts like Inflation, Savings, Investment, Risk, Liquidity, Time Value of Money etc. Part 2 explains the concept that earning money and converting it into wealth are two different things. The concept of returns through various investment avenues like Bonds, MFs, Stock market etc have been explained. Part 3 explains the concepts of Debt and Equity, Sources of Capital, Cost of Capital, Significance of Turnover, Profit, Earnings ,ROI etc.

What you will learn

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  • Introduction

  • Purchasing Power And Its Implications

  • The Concept Of Beating Inflation

  • Understanding Savings V/s Investment

  • Risk And Risk Analysis Part 1

  • Risk And Risk Analysis Part 2

  • Liquidity Part 1 (Personal Assets)

  • Liquidity Part 2 (Economy)

  • The Concept Of Time Value Of Money

  • The Debt Trap And EMI

  • Converting money into wealth: How Money Grows

  • Understanding Interest And Difference Between SAR And EAR

  • Ways Of Converting Money Into Wealth

  • Some Real Life Considerations

  • Classification Of Personal Investments

  • Understanding Bonds, Par Value, Coupon Rate, Market Price And Bond Yield

  • Mutual Funds. Concept, Pros And Cons

  • ETFs And Other Investment Avenues

  • Stock Market As An Investment Option

  • Sample Of Estimated Return From Stock Market

  • Significance Of Risk And Diversification In Investment

  • Concepts To Understand Before Launching A Business

  • Capital And Sources Of Capital

  • Significance Of Debt And Equity

  • Cost Of Capital

  • Significance Of Debt Equity Ratio OrLeverage

  • The Concept Of Turnover In A Business

  • Profit Vis A Vis Earnings Part 1

  • Profit Vis A Vis Earnings Part 2

  • Profit Vis A Vis Earnings Part 3

  • Profit Vis A Vis Earnings Part 4

  • Thank You Note

About the instructor

Shabbar Shahid
  • 111 Instructor Rating
  • 24 Reviews
  • 66 Students
  • 2 Courses
  • Col (Dr) Shabbar Shahid (Veteran)

    CEO of PRUDENCE Engineering and Financial Consultants

    Qualification : MBA(Finance), M-Tech, PhD in management

    CEO, with 38 years and 2 months Experience.

    Skills :Business & Finance,Personal Development

Student feedback

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Course Rating

Sansi Singh

The course is excellent. It is useful to understand concepts of finance, investment, and business when making investment decisions. I highly recommend it.

Tipan Kumar

I just finished this course, it was truly amazing. I learned lot from this course. The course material was easy to follow, with practical examples.

Sonu Patel

A great course on basic finance and investments. After completing this course, I feel more confident. There are many simple and great examples to illustrate the point. I have gained a lot of knowledge so far, Thank You!

Tanuja Tilokani

I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in finance and investment, as it provides all the basic concepts in an easy-to-understand way.

Resham Singh

I enrolled in this course some time ago. The knowledge I've gained from it has proven very useful. Also, it is easy to access at any time in the future. The course is very helpful.

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    Course Features

  • Lectures 33
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 4 hours
  • Skill level ForAll
  • Language English
  • Assessments Yes

Skills You Will Acquire

  • Investment
  • Finance
  • Equity
  • Debt
  • Inflation
  • Business
  • Liquidity
  • Risk and Risk Analysis
  • Time Value of Money
  • EMI and Debt Trap
  • Capital and Cost of Capital
  • Turnover, Profit, EBITDA, EBIT, Net Profit etc
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Bonds
  • Mutual Funds
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Stock market