April 07-08, 2020

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

    Breakfast and lunch included

Act Fast

This short course is held on April 07-08, 2020 and fills 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.

Strength in Numbers

From the basics of financial statements to understanding analysis ratios and financial forecasting, you will become a better manager by brushing up on financial principles and learning how to apply them to drive organizational outcomes.
  • 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.

POWER UP YOUR CAREER

In our short courses, you will develop keen insight and build connections with leaders from around the country at Georgia’s only globally ranked Executive Education program.

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