Accounting Essentials for Non-Financial Managers

Olin Business School

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Olin Business School

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Who should attend

Managers in non-finance-related functional areas, managers newly joining the finance function, and those managers seeking to review concepts previously encountered

About the course

Learn how management accounting can be used to better understand what drives costs, how budgets are set, and how resource spending decisions are made.

This seminar will develop your abilities to effectively allocate resources and assess their productivity. You'll learn how to use tools such as budgets, benchmarking, transfer pricing, and a balanced scorecard to manage the bottom line. Through use of these tools, you will improve your understanding of (and ability to explain) financial decisions and trade-offs.

Topics

  • Allocation methods and evaluation of resource effectiveness
  • Incentives and managerial decision-making
  • Benchmarking and budgeting tools
  • Balanced scorecard
  • Financial decision process and incentives of decision-makers

Benefits

  • Gain a balanced perspective on budgeting and resource allocation
  • Understand and explain the strategic logic of financial trade-offs in your organization

Experts

Thomas Fields

Professor Fields joined the Olin faculty in 2006. Prior to that, he taught at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management (Northwestern University), Harvard Business School, and the Johnson Graduate School of Management (Cornell University). Before returning to graduate school, Tom worked as a C.P....

Accounting Essentials for Non-Financial Managers at Olin Business School

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