Indian School of Business (ISB) has launched two new certificates on Coursera – Strategic Leadership and Investment Management. Both courses are suitable for working professionals. Registration is currently open for courses starting in October this year.
Strategic Leadership Certificate Courses: This program aims to develop essential skills for developing and executing strategies in times of disruption. Professionals working in middle management roles, with approximately 10 years of experience, can enroll in the course. The 12-week program includes two courses – managing the career to succeed and lead to victory in disruptive times and developing strategies to win in the marketplace, Coursera said.
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“Learners will develop an integrated perspective and understanding of how cross-functional stakeholders from marketing, finance, operations and HR impact overall business strategy and influence long-term value creation. Learning will also be facilitated by case studies such as the “Boeing 737 max crisis” teaching strategic execution and leadership,” he added. Also, the course will help learners develop leadership skills such as strategy development, strategy execution and implementation, business strategy, and leadership.
Investment Management Certificate Courses: It aims to gain an in-depth understanding of investment strategies, financial markets and economics. Held over a period of 16 weeks, through this program learners will learn about financial statements, common corporate filings, the basics of the investment process and trading strategies.
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The program prepares learners for a career in roles such as investment manager, portfolio manager, risk analyst, research manager and financial analyst. They will learn skills such as risk management, behavioral finance, bond market, portfolio manager and risk analyst, among others, the ISB said. The program consists of 3 courses – Financial Markets and Trading Basics, Trading Algorithms, and Portfolio and Risk Management. Professionals with a basic understanding of finance are recommended to enroll in this program.
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