Money 101: Master your finances

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Do you want to find ways to manage your money more effectively? Are you curious about your relationship with money? Do you want to learn to budget and master your money?

This money management course is course 1 in the two-part Money 101 series, which has been created based on the open-source material “Managing my money” by The Open University.

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Who this course is for


This course is for you if you want to understand your relationship with money, learn the benefits of budgeting and develop money management skills.
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What you will learn

  • 1

    How to think about your attitude towards money and find ways to develop your financial skills.

  • 2

    What different payment methods are available and how to manage your money online.

  • 3

    The benefits of budgeting, and how to make sound financial decisions.

  • 4

    How to create your own budget to get closer to your goals.

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Course contents: 4 topics

  • 1

    How and why we spend money Are you aware why you make the decisions around money that you do? This topic will explore what may affect your behavior and decision-making around money.

  • 2

    How we make purchases and payments This topic will explore different payment methods and money management basics, focusing mainly on the alternatives to cash that we have nowadays.

  • 3

    The benefits of financial planning How do you plan for your financial goals? Learn about the financial planning process, and how to use budgeting to get closer to your goals.

  • 4

    Make your own budget Create your own budget by following the step-by-step process: clarify your goals, assess your finances, make decisions, take action, and review your results.

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What you will get

When you complete the course you’ll earn a Funzi certificate of achievement. You can showcase your certificate by mentioning it in your CV, Linkedin profile and other professional profiles.

  • Practical skills broken down into bite-sized learning, so that you can complete the course with only 15 min/day for 1 WEEK

  • Course content in the form of text, visuals, and activities to verify your learning

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Here's what your fellow learners are saying about this course

  • “I was really struggling with my managing a budget but when I started this course I realised after completing some activities and following the advises given I have gain control over my finance. Thank you very much for the knowledge.”

    Paolla Masengo Musenu
    South Africa

  • “I’ve learned so much, the course is masssive very helpfully and I enjoyed it, thankyou so much🥰👌🎓💃.”

    – Avela, South Africa

  • “I love the way this course explains well the money management its precise and simple straight to the point . I can now understand the credit card much better rather than getting angry thinking they are charging too much. I also love the financial planning cycle it helps a lot for one to archieve goals bit by bit and recycle again thumbs up ☝ you are number one guyz ”

    – Shelton Mawushe, South Africa

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