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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 15, 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 22, 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 Aparna J

Aug 28, 2017

Excellent course! I learnt so much! The examples helped me understand the class better...

By Nancy S

Mar 19, 2018

Great overview; I feel much better versed and prepped for financial discussions at work.

By Alriendhy P

Jan 27, 2016

This course comes in handy for anyone without finance background and attract to learn it

By Gareth D H

Nov 16, 2015

SImple, effective and interesting for the basics of finances in the business envrionment

By Nicholas G

Mar 09, 2016

Great course. Good instructor. Everything is explained in an easy-to-understand manner.

By Diana E H M

Feb 29, 2016

Great professor. All the concepts are easily explained. More courses like this, please.

By ridox

Jan 07, 2016

Give you a general conception of finance and help to understand some simple accounting.

By Francisco P

Mar 26, 2017

Muy útil y fácil de entender aún cuando no se tiene un mucho antecedente de finanzas

By Ian G

Dec 05, 2016

Really useful course; it gave me a great insight into finance as a non-professional!

By Hanna R Z

Jun 21, 2016

I actually understood the lessons. And I suck at Math. :D Thank you, Prof. David. :)

By Josefine R

Mar 09, 2016

Very easy to follow, as he gives easy-to-understand real life examples! Really good!

By Sushree A B

Nov 01, 2018

I really enjoyed the course a lot as it provided me a lot of basic ideas on Finance

By Ruvimbo N

Feb 12, 2018

very much comprehensive and informative. l now have a full understanding of finance

By Abhishek M

Dec 15, 2015

This is an excellent course for everyone who wants to basic financial understanding

By Carlos C

Apr 30, 2018

It’s a very clear introduction to finance course. More exercises would be welcome.

By Ishan M

May 24, 2017

Brilliant course . Really helpful for beginners . Thank you so much to professor .

By Lovejoy D

Mar 17, 2016

the best course l ever saw........thanks to the university and the lecturers [[[[[

By Mohamed S B A

Oct 05, 2015

Very simple way to learn finance, I strongly recommend this course. The instructor

By Ahmed S A

Sep 22, 2015

Great introduction into the world of finance, highly recommended & very enjoyable!

By Jose C O

Aug 24, 2015

Great course, clear explanations, I gained some insight about the financial world.

By Christina T

Aug 22, 2018

Great teacher. I feel I have a better understanding after completing this course.

By Angel A M

Jan 30, 2016

Very good , easy to understand .

I have learnt a lot of concepts very important .

By Meghna P

Sep 17, 2015

Its an excellent course and I would recommend it to everyone.Thank you very much.

By Tsigeweini T

Jul 07, 2017

An eye opening to the world of finance for personal and professional efficiency!

By Joseph F

Jan 13, 2016

Great, engaging lecturer - Content was at the level described. Fantastic course!