Darla Moore School of Business

Finance for the Non-Financial Manager

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About the course

Finance for the Non-Financial Manager brings you the knowledge you need to evaluate quantitative data and incorporate it into the decision-making process. Corporate restructuring has resulted in broadened responsibilities for many managers. Consequently, financial concerns are an increasing part of the equation, even for those who don’t have a financial background. With today’s growing emphasis on quantitative measurement of performance, it is virtually imperative that all managers have a solid foundation in financial analysis.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to speak the language of financial managers
  • Effective cost management and cost control strategies
  • Value-enhancing investments for your organization
  • Business income tax requirements
  • Successful budget management
  • Fundamentals for interpreting financial statements

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Chuck Kwok

Background Chuck Kwok is Distinguished Business Partnership Foundation Fellow and professor of international business at the University of South Carolina. He received his undergraduate and master degrees in sociology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He came to the United States in 1981 to...


Eric Powers

Background Eric A. Powers is an associate professor of finance. His research focuses on fixed-income policies of corporations as well as corporate capital investment policy and corporate restructuring. Powers’ research has appeared in leading peer-reviewed academic journals such as the Journal o...


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