Learners will learn how to valuate entrepreneurial ventures, build capitalization tables and explore different financing strategies for your startup company, identify opportunities to disrupt and innovate business models using blockchain, and use R programming to calculate the return of a stock portfolio.
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Can I just enroll in a single course?
Can I take the course for free?
此课程是 100% 在线学习吗？是否需要现场参加课程？
You will need beginner-level skills in using Excel and programming in R. Foundational knowledge in finance is also helpful for this Specialization.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
We encourage learners to take these courses in the order outlined here in the Specialization page.
Will I earn university credit for completing the Specialization?
No. Completion of a Coursera course or this Specialization does not earn you academic credit from Duke; therefore, Duke is not able to provide you with a university transcript. However, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page. From there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
You will be able to valuate startup companies, explore and evaluate different financing strategies for startups, analyze business opportunities that use blockchain, and assess risk of a stock portfolio using R programming.