Finance for the Non-Financial Manager

Eli Broad College of Business

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Eli Broad College of Business

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Who should attend

Junior to mid-level managers that work with financial information and need to better understand and interpret financial documents. Non-financial managers from any functional area and all industries will find this program highly beneficial to improving their overall ability to read and interpret financial data. No prior knowledge of finance or accounting needed.

About the course

Are you in a position that has increasing responsibility for financial decisions that meet organizational goals? Do you wish to have a better understanding of your department’s financial details? Are you looking to communicate financial data more effectively with your leadership team?

Finance for the Non-Financial Manager is designed to provide participants with hands-on experience in using and interpreting financial data. With the use of energetic lectures and hands-on exercises, participants will gain an understanding of the standard techniques of practical financial management. These techniques will then be used in a case study setting to identify issues and factors that improve decision-making related to finance.

Key Learning Outcomes:

By attending this program participants will be able to:

  • Understand financial reports
  • Interpret data from financial documents
  • Understand sources and uses of capital
  • Appreciate the difference between cash flow and profitability
  • Make better business decisions based on financial planning and analysis
  • See the “big picture” of your organization
  • Grasp why decisions are made by the CFO and CEO

Experts

Joshua Pierce

Josh Pierce, Ph.D., is a faculty member of the Finance Department in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He has been involved with Executive Education programs for more than twelve years where he teaches both custom and open enrollment courses. Pierce has also taught m...

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