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The Fundamentals of Business

The Curriculum

  • The Time Value of Money
  • The Timeline
  • Moving Money Through Time: Compounding
  • Moving Money Through Time: Discounting
  • Moving Money Forward Over Multiple Years
  • Moving Money Backward Over Multiple Years
  • Moving Cash Flows Through Time
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Fair Trade Finance SMARTCASE
  • Introduction to the Balance Sheet
  • Fundamental Principles of Accounting
  • All about Assets
  • Liabilities & Equity
  • Sew You Think You Can Knit SMARTCASE
  • Debits & Credits
  • Revenues & Expenses
  • Income Statements
  • General Journal
  • General Ledger
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • Wrestling with Accounts SMARTCASE
  • Revenue and Cash
  • Expenses and the Matching Concept
  • Realizing Revenues and Expenses Over Time
  • Bad Debt
  • Furnishing the Accounts SMARTCASE
  • Inventory and the Cost of Goods Sold
  • Manufacturing Inventory
  • Fixed Assets & Straight-Line Depreciation
  • Other Depreciation Methods
  • Depletion & Amortization
  • Golden Assets SMARTCASE
  • What is stock?
  • Common & Preferred Stock
  • The Stock Market
  • Accounting for Common Stock & Dividends
  • Accounting for Treasury & Preferred Stock
  • A Share of the Chocolate SMARTCASE
  • What are bonds?
  • Bond Values and Yields
  • Types of Bonds
  • Accounting for Bonds
  • A View to a Bond SMARTCASE
  • Gross Profit
  • Operating Profit
  • EBITDA
  • Net Income
  • Operating Cash Flows
  • Investing & Financing Cash Flows
  • The Li'l Circus of Cash Flows SMARTCASE
  • Cost of Debt
  • Cost of Equity
  • Capital Structure & WACC
  • Capital Construction SMARTCASE
  • What is Microeconomics?
  • The Demand Curve
  • The Supply Curve
  • Law of Supply and Demand
  • Equilibrium Shifts
  • Understanding Consumer Demand
  • Price Elasticity of Demand
  • Costs of Production
  • Revenues, Costs, and Profits
  • Price Elasticity of Supply
  • Prickly Profits SMARTCASE
  • Defining Economics
  • Asymmetric Information
  • Theory of Markets
  • The Production Possibilities Frontier
  • Marginal Utility and Budget Lines
  • Elasticity and its Applications
  • Deadweight Loss
  • International Trade at the Local Level
  • Presidential Economics SMARTCASE
  • Perfect Competition
  • The Short Run and the Long Run
  • Monopoly
  • Oligopoly and Monopolistic Competition
  • Types of Goods
  • Externalities
  • Solutions to Externalities
  • Economics and the Environment
  • Bugged by Externalities SMARTCASE
  • Measuring Central Tendency: Mean, Median, and Mode
  • Standard Deviation
  • Five Number Summary
  • Boxplots
  • Deviant Dieting SMARTCASE
  • Frequency Distributions
  • Histograms
  • Frequently Not Dieting SMARTCASE
  • Introduction to Correlation
  • Causation
  • Observational Studies
  • Experiments
  • Scatter Plots
  • Correlation Coefficient
  • Covariance
  • Super Statistics SMARTCASE
  • Introduction to Regression Analysis
  • Simple Linear Regression
  • Linear Regression Equations
  • Residual and Outlier Analysis
  • Multiple Regression and Data Transformation
  • Dummy Variables and Logistic Regression
  • Variable Selection
  • Interpolation and Extrapolation
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Linear Regression and Finance
  • Le Gastromagnifique SMARTCASE
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