Managing My Financial Journey

Martin Upton, The Open University

The dramatic events of the financial crisis in the late 2000s transformed the UK financial services industry. Long established institutions went out of business, others were forced into takeovers and only the intervention of governments worldwide - courtesy of eye-watering financial recovery packages - prevented the banking industry from implosion.

Now, nearly 10 years on from the crisis, it’s time to take stock and examine how the industry looks today. Most importantly, how is the industry now working for the consumer? What are the products? How competitive is the industry? Is regulation working effectively to protect consumers in the financial market place? Where can consumers go to get help and guidance in a changing financial environment?

This four-week course will guide you through the UK financial marketplace, starting with a rapid review of the history of the industry leading up to the financial crisis that transformed it. You will:

  • examine the institutions that comprise the industry and the issues they are currently grappling with
  • walk down the aisles of the financial supermarket to see what’s changing with the products on offer
  • look at how the industry is now regulated
  • find out how this regulation, and the guidance provided by various agencies, can help you make the right, informed choices when transacting in the financial marketplace.

At the end of the course you will have gained a full insight into how the financial services industry operates and how you can transact business with knowledge and confidence.

This course is presented on FutureLearn with the kind support of True Potential LLP.

The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin)

The True Potential Centre for the Public Understanding of Finance (True Potential PUFin) is a pioneering Centre of Excellence for research in the development of personal financial capabilities, based at The Open University Business School. The establishment and activities of True Potential PUFin have been made possible thanks to the generous support of True Potential LLP, which has committed to a five-year programme of financial support for the Centre totalling £1.4 million.

This course is intended for those with an interest in the financial services industry. The course does not require any previous experience of this subject, but prior study of Managing My Money may be an advantage.

Сессии:
  • 6 ноября 2017
  • 15 мая 2017
  • 31 октября 2016
  • 25 апреля 2016
Характеристики онлайн курса:
  • Бесплатный:
  • Платный:
  • Сертификат:
  • MOOC:
  • Видеолекции:
  • Аудиолекции:
  • Email-курс:
  • Язык: Английский Gb

Отзывы

Пока никто не написал отзыв по этому курсу. Хотите быть первым?

Зарегистрируйтесь, чтобы оставить отзыв

Ещё курсы на эту тему:
59216_1d5e_9 Blogging Success Program
“ I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to create a...
121372_6c47_6 Learn Options Trading Online - Option Trading Tutorial
How to earn 30% or more on your money each year. This proven options blueprint...
185056_64a2_2 5-Step-Trading® FX by Lex van Dam Financial Education
New methodology to trade currencies from the legendary trader Lex van Dam....
187828_c1d1_3 5-Step-Trading® FX + Workbook by Lex van Dam Financial Education
Learn to Trade FOREX. Financial & Trading Education For All. In-depth,...
246800_fc15_3 How To Raise Money From Family and Friends! - Udemy
A Step by Step Guide To Ensure You Create A Win-Win Situation With Your Family...
Ещё из рубрики «Бизнес и менеджмент»:
Regular_bbdfa5f7-d2ce-4d3d-9bd0-1dbe858d62d8 The Secret Power of Brands
Understand the role of brands and brand management in the modern world, and...
Regular_a7574c1e-db70-49e1-9060-9ba19d00f6f2 Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour
Join us to explore how the vast amounts of data generated today can help us...
Regular_b888ab0c-c46e-4a35-afa8-9b946a74cfa0 Digital Leadership: Creating Value Through Technology
Digital technologies are changing extraordinarily quickly. This four-week course...
Regular_f0c62c41-df09-4770-bb5d-eb7da7d735c5 Leadership for Healthcare Improvement and Innovation
This free online course will explore how leadership can influence strategic...
Course%20tile_emergencymanagement Emergency Management
Learn the concepts, principles and practice of Emergency Management through...
Ещё от FutureLearn:
Regular_bbdfa5f7-d2ce-4d3d-9bd0-1dbe858d62d8 The Secret Power of Brands
Understand the role of brands and brand management in the modern world, and...
Regular_a7574c1e-db70-49e1-9060-9ba19d00f6f2 Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour
Join us to explore how the vast amounts of data generated today can help us...
Regular_094c2fba-0a16-4965-a176-bd6daeb231f9 ECG Assessment: an Introduction for Healthcare Providers
Understand the principles of electrocardiography and learn a step-by-step approach...
Regular_a8e878c7-6b58-4e07-9895-ae0403ee7540 Improving Healthcare Through Clinical Research
On this free online course, find out how medical treatments are discovered,...
Regular_b888ab0c-c46e-4a35-afa8-9b946a74cfa0 Digital Leadership: Creating Value Through Technology
Digital technologies are changing extraordinarily quickly. This four-week course...

© 2013-2017