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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Personal Finance for Business and Professional Leaders, Module 1: Basics


This course will provide critical personal finance skills vital in life for financial stability and success. The course is especially useful for mature students with business and professional experience who have a desire to learn about the basics, including what information needs to be gathered, setting financial goals, implementing strategies to achieve goals and understanding and recognizing opportunity costs. By covering such topics as Time Value of Money, Financial Aspects of Career Planning, Personal Financial Statements, Budgets, and Introduction to Taxes, students will gain a foundation for making sound personal financial decisions.
Course Details

Winter 2023


Dec 21, 2022 - Feb 3, 2023
Thomas Mihok
Base Cost: $925 ($925/credit)
Term Fee: $75
Start date: Dec 21, 2022
End date: Feb 03, 2023
Last day to add: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to drop: Dec 29, 2022
Last day to withdraw: Jan 18, 2023