FINANCE & ACCOUNTING FOR NON-FINANCIAL MANAGERS

OWN THE NUMBERS

Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers helps business leaders from non-financial backgrounds build a practical understanding of the financial markets and gain critical insights into finance and accounting practices. You’ll learn how to apply financial principles to solve your organization’s challenges, regardless of your industry.
  • Course Length

    At Goizueta Business School
  • Typical Class Size

    For non-financial professionals wanting a stronger financial skill set
  • Course Investment*

    Includes 20% Career Booster discount

Act Fast

This short course will run on April 13-15, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and will fill up quickly.

How It Works

Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers will help you decipher the language of financial statements, examine sources of data, and explore analysis techniques to help you see beyond the numbers and uncover key measures of organizational performance. This course applies to the C-Suite Certificate with a concentration in Strategy and qualifies as an elective for the C-Suite, Leadership, and Advanced Certificates.
  • Cover the Basics

    Review the basics of financial statements, analysis, and manipulation. Understand the three statements, their similarities, and differences.
  • Common-size Financials

    Understand why and how to create common-size financials, and what they can be used to indicate. Learn important ratios for financial analysis including those related to debt, equity, assets, profits, and returns.
  • Real-world Context

    Dive into the time value of money, annuities, perpetuities, and net present value. Explore investment decision techniques including NPV, payback period, rate of return, and profitability.

Course Takeaways

  • Gain a Finance Foundation

    Build your knowledge of finance and accounting management, while learning to address business challenges with applied financial principles.
  • Understand the Numbers

    Go deeper into financial statements to understand what the numbers mean and how to use them to drive organizational success.
  • Drive Decisions

    Develop techniques for using financial analysis to drive fiscally solid individual and organizational decisions.

Faculty Spotlight

Thomas Smith
Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance

Jack of all trades – master of them all

Tom Smith is an expert in the areas of labor economics, pricing, film finance, sports economics and finance, and the economics of the entertainment and health care industries. He’s regularly featured on television and radio – CNN, NPR, and The Huffington Post to name a few. An energetic and enthusiastic instructor, Tom helps participants develop a more holistic approach to leadership that enhances their approach to business and results in greater success.

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Special Pricing

*Emory Executive Education offers special pricing for select constituents.

20% Career Booster Discount
Professional development is more important now than ever. But many professionals face shrinking organizational resources, and Emory Executive Education wants to ensure broad access to new knowledge and skills to prepare professionals to tackle the "next normal." We are offering a limited time 20% Career Booster discount to all participants who register for select courses by December 15, 2020. Please note, course discount price will vary per course and some workshops are not eligible. Please check course pages for more details.

Goizueta Business School Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Emory University Alumni/Faculty/Staff
Government and Non-Profit
Group/Multiple
Custom Clients

Organizations are also eligible for a group pricing package for sending multiples participants through our in-person and online programs over the course of a year. Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Sarah Gill, to learn more about this course and discover what Emory Executive Education can do for you.