Once I started offering classes online, I discovered that taking an online class is a very different experience than taking one in person. For instance, an 80-minute lecture, which may be palatable in a regular class, is much more difficult to take online. I will not claimed that I have cracked the code on online learning, but I am learning and these classes represent my first steps.
|Accounting||This is my version of an accounting class, designed to take the minimal amounts I know about acccounting and use that to create a class on how best to read financial statements and use the data from those statements as raw material in corporate finance and valuation. Be warned! I cut corners and make pragmatic choices that may make accounting purists faint.||My site
|Statistics||This is an applied statistics class, designed to meet the needs that we face in finance and investing. It starts with vision of statistics as the key to converting data to information, and the various tools that it brings to the table in that endeavor.||My site
|Foundations of Finance||This is a short class, comprised of nine sessions, that looks at the foundational concepts in finance, from what comprises a business to how to measure cash flows and risk to the time value of money to the basics of valuing stocks, bonds and options. It is a good first course to take if you have no finance background and are interested in taking mycorporate finance and valuation courses.||My site
|Corporate Finance Online (Book/ Online Class to accompany Applied Corporate Finance 4th Edition)||This is an entirely online version of the class, composed of 36 sessions of 12-15 minutes apiece that covers what I do in a regular MBA class.|
|Valuation Online (Online class)
||This class mirrors the regular MBA class but replaces the 80 minute classes with shorter ones (15-20 minutes), with post-class tests.|
|Investment Philosophies Online(Book/Online Class)||This is a class that I have not taught in the classroom but decided to teach entirely as an online class, tying the sessions closed to my book on Investment Philosophies. The Symynd/Wiley version of the site is not free but you get a bundle with the book (at about the same price as the book, standing alone).||My site|