Created by:  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Scott Weisbenner

    Taught by:  Scott Weisbenner, William G. Karnes Professor of Finance

    Department of Finance, College of Business
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Course 4 of 7 in the Financial Management Specialization.
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 95 ratings

Great Course

Much better than Investments I, I feel that I got more from this course and sort of wish their order was flipped as then I might have gotten more from the first class.


This course, as a standalone or combined with Investments I, is well worth the time, effort, and cost. It provides a well thought out and usable level of knowledge for any investor. I very much appreciate how it supports the theoretical concepts directly to current/applicable research that supports the concepts.

I very much appreciate how it then takes the theoretical information provided and shows the student how to apply it to real investment decision making for an investor or a manager. It reinforces the concepts that are discussed with how the market/returns have rewarded or punished investments which stray to far from the principles discussed during the course(s).

Scott Weisbenner is an excellent instructor and provides a depth of knowledge to the student which goes beyond the level of the type of course which I expected. I really liked his depth of interpretation of results which he then helped me to understand and attain. He was entertaining in a manner that actually reinforced the information and made it easier to retain.