Financial professionals lead efforts to raise capital, invest funds, manage assets and generate returns. UC Berkeley Extension finance courses provide the thorough and up-to-date foundation that you need to thrive as an effective financial or investment manager or analyst. Gain both theoretical knowledge and practical skills that you can apply immediately.
Classes are regularly offered in multiple locations throughout the Bay Area, including Berkeley and San Francisco, and online.
Look at the financial industry and practice within the context of behavioral theory to understand the psychological aspect and reactions of individuals to financial markets and economic conditions. Learn more.
Focus on current theory, best practices and financial products that can be used for risk mitigation. Learn more.
Explore the various stages and strategies of a middle–market merger or acquisition, and understand the benefits of a merger or acquisition as an exit strategy. Learn more.
Develop the skills necessary to evaluate and apply options and derivatives for income and investment hedging purposes, as well as income and speculation purposes. Learn more.
Presenting Financial and Other Numerical Information Effectively
(Formerly Painting With Numbers: Making Financial Information Comprehensible)
Study the rules and practices of quantitative communication to ensure that your audience understands your financial and other numerical presentations. Learn more.
Updated: Finance (EDP 152041) (Corporate Finance Specialization Also Available Online!)
The Certificate Program in Finance is an integrated sequence of courses that gives you a broad, thorough and up-to-date foundation in finance and the practical tools needed to thrive as an effective financial or investment manager or analyst. Learn more.
New! Financial Planning and Analysis (EDP 31223) Also Available Online!
With the Certificate Program in Financial Planning and Analysis, you gain an understanding of the analytical underpinnings of economic decision making to work in the high-growth area of corporate accounting and finance. Learn more.
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