Ch 1: Introduction to Corporations: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The Introduction to Corporations chapter of this Corporate Finance Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the basics of corporations. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of corporations.

Who's It For:

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering material covering the basics of corporations will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about corporations. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding corporations
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning finance (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about corporations
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra finance learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Introduction to Corporations chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Introduction to Corporations chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about corporations. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a corporation unit of a standard corporate finance course. Topics covered include:

  • Types and structures of business organization
  • Relationship between capitalism and the free market
  • Types of corporations and the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Creating and dissolving a corporation

6 Lessons in Chapter 1: Introduction to Corporations: Help & Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Capitalism and the Free Market: Definition & Limitations

1. Capitalism and the Free Market: Definition & Limitations

Capitalism is an economic system that has played a dominant part in building the world in which we currently live. In this lesson, you'll learn about some key concepts of capitalism, as well as its limitations.

Corporations: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

2. Corporations: Types, Advantages, Disadvantages & Examples

Corporations are a popular form of business organization for large and small businesses. In this lesson, you'll learn about the advantages and disadvantages of a corporation. You'll also learn about S-corporations and C-corporations.

How to Create a Corporation

3. How to Create a Corporation

A corporation is a complex business structure that allows for the separate existence of the business from the individuals that run the business. This lesson explains corporations and how to create a corporation.

How to Dissolve a Corporation

4. How to Dissolve a Corporation

Corporations generally have perpetual existence. Therefore, a corporation must be dissolved if the owners wish to terminate the corporation's existence. This lesson explains corporate dissolution.

What is Market Share? - Definition & Overview

5. What is Market Share? - Definition & Overview

Market share often will determine whether you succeed or fail in business. In this lesson, you'll learn about it and some of its key concepts. A short quiz follows the lesson.

What is Market Value? - Definition & Overview

6. What is Market Value? - Definition & Overview

What is something worth? How is price determined? Is price the same as value? In this lesson, you'll learn about market value and how it is determined. You'll also have an opportunity to reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support