Financial Basics for Business Management

Stanford Continuing Studies

Stanford Continuing Studies

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It is essential for company leaders and managers to understand their organization’s financial condition so they can secure resources to support their projects and develop new strategies to increase their bottom line. This course offers you an opportunity to learn and apply financial basics for business. The instructor will provide an overview of key financial terms as well as techniques for analyzing numbers and data for business-driven decision-making. You will learn the structure and analysis of financial statements, the interaction between the balance sheet and cash flows, the decision process of investments, basic business valuations, and budget preparations. We will also discuss what you need to know in order to make the right decisions on investments, and how to create and interpret business plans. The course will include relevant case examples and opportunities to engage in lively discussion and hands-on activities, which will help you learn how to read, understand, and prepare financial information. By the end of the course, you will be able to set up and interpret profit and loss statements and balance sheets, understand the rules of cash flow in the world of finance, and be able to make a business plan or investment case.

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Markus Lipp

Markus Lipp has twenty years of finance and media experience, including more than ten years in management. Prior to Kongregate, he was the CFO of InnoGames, 7Travel, ProSiebenSat.1 Games, and CFO and member of the board of wetter.com. His main focus is growing and operating finance and HR organiz...

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