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Designed as a high-quality, in-depth course on the theoretical and real-world use of finance, this MOOC from Dr. Gautam Kaul showcases the prevalence and necessity of finance in all modes of life. By using theoretical and real-world examples, learners will discover that finance, as a way of thinking, goes beyond the idea of money to provide a way to designate value in day-to-day transactions. This course addresses the universality of finance and teaches fundamental principles of valuation as a tool to apply to concepts of time value and risk as major determinants of value creation. The course has proven a highly successful MOOC, having reached over 850K students from over 150 countries since 2012, leading to the creation of the Specialization Introduction to Finance: Valuation and Investing as well as providing the foundation for the Fast Track in Finance residential program at Ross School of Business.