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12c. Who Pays for Education?
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Public education is the single largest expenditure for state and local governments across the nation. Yet it is arguably the most criticized. Many people charge that public schools are faltering and that American academic achievements are far behind those in other countries. In recent years, many states and localities have experimented with improving public schools.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Civics and Government
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Reading
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
American Government
Date Added:
01/31/2018
18b. Hamilton's Financial Plan
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Presidents Washington ($1), Lincoln ($5), Jackson ($20), and Grant ($50) all appear on currency. But what about this guy Alexander Hamilton on the ten-spot? How did he get there? A sawbuck says you'll know the answer after reading this piece.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Advanced Topics in Real Estate Finance, Spring 2007
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This half-semester course introduces and surveys a selection of cutting-edge topics in the field of real estate finance and investments. The course follows an informal ‰ŰĎseminar‰Ű format to the maximum degree possible, with students expected to take considerable initiative. Lectures and discussions led by the instructors will be supplemented by several guest speakers from the real estate investment industry, who will present perspectives on current trends and important developments in the industry.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Geltner, David
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Applied Finite Mathematics
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Applied Finite Mathematics covers topics including linear equations, matrices, linear programming, the mathematics of finance, sets and counting, probability, Markov chains, and game theory. Endorsed by CollegeOpenTextbooks.org.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Textbook
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Rupinder Sekhon
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Auto Loans and Leases - NGPF 3.5 (Types of Credit)
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Lesson Time Estimate: 90 Minutes

Students will be able to:
-Utilize knowledge and strategies to get the best possible financing terms (that meet their individual needs and budget) for a new or used car
-Explain the difference between a car loan and a lease as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each
-Have a backup plan if they find themselves unable to afford their car payments

Subject:
Family and Consumer Sciences
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Numbers and Operations
Economics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Next Gen Personal Finance
Date Added:
07/05/2022
Balanced Scorecard
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This course provides a step by step guide on how to build a balanced scorecard. The course describes the development process and includes examples of actual balanced scorecards. Supplemental materials, such as excel spreadsheets, are also available. Course Level: Intermediate - An overall understanding of business and strategic planning is useful for fully understanding this course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: How Banks Can Give Out Loans Without Giving Out Gold
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This lesson tells how banks can give out loans without ever giving out gold. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 7 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Banking, Money, Finance: More on How Bank Notes and Checks Can Be Used
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This lesson idiscusses how bank notes and checks can be used. [Banking, Money, Finance playlist: Lesson 6 of 24]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Be Financially Smart - Lesson Plan
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Lesson Objective: At the completion of this lesson, students will be able to create a budget to accomplish personal financial goals. Supplies Needed: Student Handout 1 U.S. Saving and Spending Web Quest (found in Task 1 and Task 2) Student Handout 2 Fast-Forward: Life in 10 Years – A Planning Activity (Found in Task 3) Student Handout 3 Personal Finance Public Service Announcement Rubric (found in Task 4) Student Handout 4 FoolProof: Personal Finance Company’s Guide toMonthly Budgeting (Found in Task 5) Student Handout Answer Key 4 FoolProof: Personal Finance Company’s Guide toMonthly Budgeting (Found in Resource Library) Student Handout 5 Personal Finance Decisions (Found in Task 6) Student Handout 6 What’s Your Budget? (Found in Task 7) Student Handout 6 Answer Key  What’s Your Budget? (Found in Resource Library)   References Econedlink: Council for Economic Education. (n.d.). Economic Glossary. Retrieved from http://www.econedlink.org/economic-resources/glossary.php 

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
MBA Research and Curriculum Center
Date Added:
05/30/2018
Business Analysis Using Financial Statements, Spring 2003
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Uses a case approach to develop a framework for business analysis. Provides students with tools for business analysis, including strategic, accounting, financial, and prospective analysis. Concepts are then applied to a number of decision-making contexts, such as credit analysis, investor communications, merger analysis, financial policy decisions, and securities analysis. From the Course Description: Course Description The purpose of this class is to advance your understanding of how to use financial information to value and analyze firms. We will apply your economics/accounting/finance skills to problems from today's business news to help us understand what is contained in financial reports, why firms report certain information, and how to be a sophisticated user of this information.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Wysocki, Peter D.
Date Added:
01/01/2003
Capital Budgeting Analysis
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This course is designed for users with a working knowledge of capital budgeting who want to improve their current practices. The course focuses on three stages of capital budgeting analysis. The purpose of the course is to introduce new concepts and ideas that will improve capital budgeting; such as option pricing and post audit analysis. Course Level: Intermediate and Advanced - Since this course goes beyond traditional capital budgeting analysis, it is recommended that users have an understanding of capital budgeting prior to taking this course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
College Debt Module
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This module from the SmartGraphs project by Concord Consortium explores the impact of borrowing varying amounts of money to pay for college and helps students understand financial implications of their plans. The associated lesson plan and student assessment questions can be found at: https://concord.org/projects/smartgraphs#curriculum and clicking on “Social Science & Other.”

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Self Assessment
Simulation
Provider:
The Concord Consortium
Date Added:
12/12/2016
Communicating With Data, Summer 2003
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Introduces students to the basic tools in using data to make informed management decisions. Covers introductory probability, decision analysis, basic statistics, regression, simulation, and linear and nonlinear optimization. Computer spreadsheet exercises and examples drawn from marketing, finance, operations management, and other management functions. Restricted to Sloan Fellows.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Statistics and Probability
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Carroll, John S.
Date Added:
01/01/2003
Competitive Intelligence (Part 1)
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This course provides a basic overview of how competitive intelligence works, including analytical techniques and counter-intelligence. The course describes specific methods for conducting competitive intelligence. Course Level: Beginner to Intermediate - No background of the subject matter is required although a general business background is recommended. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with self-grading exam and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Competitive Intelligence (Part 2)
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This course provides more in-depth coverage on competitive intelligence with an emphasis on analytical models used by CI Professionals. The course also provides an overview of CI Systems and pulls all concepts together by presenting some short case studies. Course Level: Intermediate - You should complete Course 12 - Part 1 before taking this course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Corporate Finance for Health Care Administrators
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HMP 607 is the third in a three-course sequence intended to impart to generalist administrators the knowledge of finance and accounting necessary to manage health care organizations. The first course, HMP 608, covers financial accounting. The second course, HMP 606, focuses on managerial accounting topics. This third course concentrates on corporate finance topics. It aims to impart an understanding of how finance theory and practice can inform the decision-making of the health care firm. As such, HMP 607 is most appropriately considered a corporate finance course, as opposed to a course in financial markets. In addition, it will integrate corporate finance and accounting theories, institutional knowledge of health care finance, and applications to specific problems.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Jack Wheeler
Date Added:
01/12/2009
Creating Value through Financial Management
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This course describes how traditional accounting and financial functions can create higher market values for an organization. Course content includes specific measures for creating and measuring value, such as Economic Value Added and Residual Cash Flow. Course Level: Intermediate to Advanced - This course deals with advanced topics in financial management and the user should have a good understanding of financial management prior to taking this course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Creating Value within the Nonprofit Sector
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This course introduces managers and other professionals working in the nonprofit sector to Value Based Management. The course attempts to establish a common framework for how nonprofit's and non-governmental organizations can apply Value Based Management in such areas as Strategic Planning, Resource Development, Leadership, and Performance Measurement. Course Level: Intermediate - A good understanding of business concepts is useful for fully understanding this course. A review of other Short Courses is also recommended since this course covers topics that may be covered in greater deal in another short course. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Credit Card Debt Calculator
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Want to figure out how much debt you have and when you'll be debt-free? A debt calculator allows you to combine outstanding debt from your credit cards, auto loans, personal loans and real estate loans to calculate how much you owe. Start saving by using a debt calculator to create a payoff plan, and track your payment progress today.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Learning Task
Simulation
Provider:
Bankrate
Date Added:
11/03/2015
Credit Card Debt Calculator
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Want to figure out how much debt you have and when you'll be debt-free? A debt calculator allows you to combine outstanding debt from your credit cards, auto loans, personal loans and real estate loans to calculate how much you owe. Start saving by using a debt calculator to create a payoff plan, and track your payment progress today.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Learning Task
Simulation
Provider:
Bankrate
Date Added:
12/12/2016
Current Economics: Economics of a Cupcake Factory (1 of 3)
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Describes a simple business, leading to a discussion on inflation/deflation. It also touches on income statements. [Economics playlist: Lesson 1 of 20]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Current Economics: Economics of a Cupcake Factory (2 of 3)
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Continues the description of the cupcake business, inflation/deflation, and the income statement. [Economics playlist: Lesson 2 of 20]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Current Economics: Economics of a Cupcake Factory (3 of 3)
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Uses a spreadsheet to show why prices decrease when utiliation is low and why prices increase when utilization is high. [Economics playlist: Lesson 3 of 20]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Development Economics: Macroeconomics Spring 2013
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This course emphasizes dynamic models of growth and development. Topics covered include: migration, modernization, and technological change; static and dynamic models of political economy; the dynamics of income distribution and institutional change; firm structure in developing countries; development, transparency, and functioning of financial markets; privatization; and banks and credit market institutions in emerging markets.

At MIT, this course was team taught by Prof. Robert Townsend, who taught for the first half of the semester, and Prof. Abhijit Banerjee, who taught during the second half. On OCW we are only including materials associated with sessions one through 13, which comprise the first half of the class.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Civics and Government
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Kremer, Michael
Townsend, Robert
Date Added:
01/01/2009
English - Arabic Finance Glossary
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This is a lengthy glossary of highly technical terms focused on finance. Its contents include words dealing with taxes, inheritance, interest rates, retirement plans, and every other aspect of personal finance, as well as many generic legal terms that are also used in the finance world.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Fine Arts
World Languages
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Translation Directory
Author:
Badr Assila
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Entrepreneurial Finance, Spring 2011
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Entrepreneurial Finance examines the elements of entrepreneurial finance, focusing on technology-based start-up ventures and the early stages of company development. The course addresses key questions which challenge all entrepreneurs: how much money can and should be raised; when should it be raised and from whom; what is a reasonable valuation of the company; and how should funding, employment contracts and exit decisions be structured. It aims to prepare students for these decisions, both as entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. In addition, the course includes an in-depth analysis of the structure of the private equity industry.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Schoar, Antoinette
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Evaluating Financial Performance
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This course provides a clear and concise overview of specific ratios that are used to measure financial performance. Performance areas covered include liquidity, asset management, profitability, leverage, market value ratios, and comparative analysis. The objective of the course is to provide the user with ratios that can be useful in measuring and monitoring financial performance in conjunction with a set of financial statements. Course Level: Beginner - The course is designed for persons with little knowledge in the area of financial performance evaluation. Recommended for 2.0 hours of CPE. Course Method: Inter-active self study with audio clips, self-grading exam, and certificate of completion.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Assessment
Full Course
Lecture
Reading
Provider:
Financial Management Training Center
Author:
Matt H. Evans
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Everything Maths: Grade 11
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This is a comprehensive math textbook for Grade 11. It can be downloaded, read on-line on a mobile phone, computer or iPad. Every chapter has links to on-line video lessons and explanations. Summary presentations at the end of each chapter offer an overview of the content covered, with key points highlighted for easy revision. Topics covered are: language of mathematics, exponents, surds, error margins, quadratic sequences, finance, quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities, simultaneous equations, mathematical models, quadratic functions and graphs, hyperbolic functions and graphs, exponential functions and graphs, gradient at point, linear programming, geometry, trigonometry, statistics, independent variables, dependent events. This book is based upon the original Free High School Science Text series.

Subject:
Geometry
Trigonometry
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Siyavula
Date Added:
10/13/2017
Field Seminar in International Political Economy, Fall 2003
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Review of IPE field covering previous and core research focusing on dual national objectives in a global context, namely pursuit of power and pursuit of wealth. Surveys major paradigms of international political economy, including neoclassical economics, development and ecological economics, lateral pressure, and perspectives and structural views of power relations. Examines interaction of politics and economics on international trade, capital flows, foreign investment, intellectual property rights, international migration, and select issues in foreign economic policy in global context. Examines the evolution of international economic institutions and attendant political implications. Open to undergraduates by permission of instructor.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Ecology
Civics and Government
Economics
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Choucri, Nazli
Date Added:
01/01/2003
Finance & Economics: AMT Overview
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Tnis 4-minute video lesson provides an overview of what the Alternative Minimum Tax is and its purpose. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 149 of 184]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011
Finance & Economics: American-Chinese Debt Loop
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This 15-minute video lesson explains why the Chinese buying of American debt leads to lower interest rates. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 68 of 184]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011
Finance & Economics: Amortization and Depreciation
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This 4-minute video lesson compares depreciation and amortization. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 114 of 184]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011
Finance & Economics: Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and Effective APR
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This 7-minute video lesson looks at the difference between APR and effective APR. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 53 of 184]

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Economics
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011