Thunderbird School of Global Management

Global Finance Essentials

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USD 400


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About the course

Enhance your financial literacy by exploring the tools and techniques that will enhance your company's financial strength.

  • Discover three key concepts of financial decision making.
  • Explain considerations for properly evaluating the financial records of a company.
  • Describe key components of various financial statements, such as a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement.
  • Indicate common uses of financial statements for decision making, including the construction and comparison of key financial ratios.
  • Recognize important financial ratios used to evaluate company performance.
  • Explain ways to evaluate investments before committing to an expenditure.
  • Outline categories, levels and forces that drive activity-based costing.
  • Explain ways to achieve targeted profitability.
  • Describe the role of technology in forecasting profitability of customers and business.
  • Examine financial difficulties of a company in the global financial arena.
  • Create an action plan to enhance global financial performance.

Who should attend

Foundation Courses are ideal for individuals looking for the latest global updates in a certain business focus, or just need a refresher course on a topic of interest to enhance professional development.

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