COURSE Delivery: December 7-8, 2021

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING FOR NON-FINANCIAL MANAGERS

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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. In this professional development course, you’ll learn how to apply financial principles to solve your organization’s challenges, regardless of your industry.
  • Number of Sessions

    In-Person or Live Online
  • Number of Hours

    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day
  • Course Investment*

Act Fast

This professional development short course will run on December 7-8, 2021 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. You will have the option to attend in-person or virtually via live online sessions.

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 Certificate of Excellence in Business.
  • 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.

Professional Development Goals

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

Please contact us for more information about our special pricing or to receive your code before you register.

We also offer flexible payment options through Emory Alliance Credit Union. Emory Alliance Credit Union has created an unsecured line of credit for Emory Executive Education participants to assist with the cost of courses:
o Minimum amount: $1,000; maximum amount: $15,000
o 12 months interest only—the balance on the 13th month will be amortized over 36 months
o Interest rate is prime + 4%*
o A monthly billing notice will be mailed to you
o Credit Union membership is required

For more information, call 404-329-6415 (Option 3), or visit emoryacu.com to find a branch near you.

Want to know more?

Please speak with Learning Advisor, Lauren Flamer, to learn more about this course and discover how Emory Executive Education can meet your continuing education needs and professional development goals.