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About the Course

Impact your financial decisions and learn how to affect the performance of your unit's profitability and of your organization. In this course gain a basic understanding of finance and accounting concepts to drive your organization's growth. Upon completion of this course, you will have gained general financial knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the impact of your decisions outside your functional area. Content of the course includes selected aspects of finance from a non-financial specialist perspective. Specific topics include: financial analysis; planning, forecasting, and budgeting; cash flow, and strategic financing. This class will be interactive and will require the active involvement of the participants in finance related activities. Upon completing this course, you will be able to: 1. Explain the importance of finance and interpretation of financial information 2. Apply the concepts of accounting and finance to analyze financials 3. Learn about key accounting and finance terms 4. Examine financial statements by using key ratios 5. Explain the importance of budgeting process 6. Learn about key components needed to improve profitability...

Top reviews

AC
Dec 14, 2017

I've enjoyed this course. Prof. Standen gives a very basic but clear overview of the most common financial topics, wished I had this course a couple of years ago it would have made my life way easier.

EM
Feb 21, 2019

An excellent well-rounded course and perfect for anyone who would like to gain some insight into financial practices. I would highly recommend this course, "Finance for Non-Financial Professionals."

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By Rahul

Dec 19, 2015

Wow,

everything about Coursera is wow !! Love u

By Ali M A

Sep 5, 2015

Very good course for non-financial professional

By Dominique M A V

Nov 8, 2020

very easy to follow and practical applications

By Muhammad U K

May 7, 2020

Undrstood so much about finance and accounting

By Abhishek S

Apr 7, 2020

Informative, precise and simple to understand.

By Stephanie C

May 25, 2017

Muy buen curso, el profesor fue muy didáctico.

By Dhaval P M

Apr 6, 2016

tough concepts are explained in a easy manner.

By Zhi, Y

Sep 2, 2017

good learning experience hoping to open forum

By Paulina M Z

Jul 12, 2020

Simple, clear and good! i really recomend it

By Justin L

May 6, 2019

good teacher good intro to the finance world

By Galina K

Nov 6, 2015

Interesting, lectures are easy to understand

By Maskan M H

Oct 30, 2020

Clear explanations, simple written slides

By DurgaPavani J

May 11, 2020

This course was very interesting and easy

By ABDELHAK H

Oct 21, 2016

GREAT COURSE EASY TO FOLLOW. THANKS A LOT

By ANURAG

Sep 28, 2016

Excellent course for beginner in finance

By Gyimah E A

Feb 16, 2016

Great presentation for non financial guys

By Vu D D

Dec 27, 2015

Good, help me understanding more about FI

By Arnold P

Jul 13, 2020

The instructor teaches very well. Kudos.

By Sang L

Aug 28, 2017

Very interesting and useful for beginner

By Carlos P

Jun 9, 2016

Very informative and easy to understand.

By Delles S

Jan 17, 2016

Very professional and helpful professor!

By Rainer S

Sep 15, 2015

Excellent. Brief and enjoyable teaching.

By Braja S

Jul 10, 2018

Very informative and clear introduction

By Hoang L H

Nov 28, 2015

Valuable course in a easy way to learn.

By Huanyue L

Sep 4, 2015

Wish the course could add more example.