ST-Personal Finance for Business and Professional Leaders, Module 1: Basics

First module of five module program. Active involvement in the course will provide critical personal finance skills vital in life for financial stability and success. This course is especially useful for mature students with business and professional experience who have a desire to learn about the basics, including what information needs to be gathered, setting financial goals, implementing strategies to achieve goals and understanding and recognizing opportunity costs. By covering such topics as Time Value of Money, Financial Aspects of Career Planning, Personal Financial Statements, Budgets, and Introduction to Taxes, students will gain a foundation for making sound personal financial decisions useful for the rest of your life. You may take this course alone or with any or all of the five modules in the course. There are no prerequisites.