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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 Victor J

Aug 21, 2017

Very informative. Good examples. A must for modern day professionals.

By cindy o

Mar 19, 2016

very practical and brief to understand the whole method about finance

By Mucio B

Sep 1, 2015

Great Course! Relevant material and a excelent teacher David Standen!

By Daniel V A

May 7, 2020

Nice explanation even to non financial background best for every one

By Dhananjay K J

Apr 10, 2020

Understood many aspects of a business from investor's point of view.

By Tracy T M

Jan 29, 2016

This is a really good Course!!!!!!! Easy to Understand!! I loved it!

By Esther V

Jan 7, 2016

Instructor is very good at explaining the topics. I like his style.

By Andres P

Sep 24, 2015

exercises to practice and check correct application of the concepts

By Alexandra S M

Oct 28, 2020

Me enseñaron inicios de algunos métodos de contabilidad y finanzas

By Kabir S

Apr 26, 2020

It is very helpful in developing the understanding of the concept.

By Agustin R L R

Nov 13, 2018

I really enjoyed the course, it is really clear and to the target.

By Alejandro J S

Mar 11, 2016

Excellent course, explained in a very fun way, CONGRATULATIONS !!!

By Amit V K

Aug 24, 2015

Great course, instructor was very enthusiastic in his instruction.

By JuanPablo G A

Jul 16, 2019

I like the course the information y clear, and easy to understand

By Sumit

Dec 30, 2016

Clarity of fundamentals, easy to grasp; also helped me in my MBA.

By Mohamad K

Dec 28, 2017

Very good introduction for non-financial professionals. Thanks!

By Alice

Aug 27, 2020

Great overview and learned some interesting facts and methods.

By nasreddine H

Aug 25, 2015

Very good introduction that gives a high level view of finance

By Tabitha E S

Sep 11, 2020

Enjoyed the lessons and the tutor presented it interestingly.

By Ahmad B A

Sep 29, 2019

Excellent introductory course for non-financial professionals

By OMER, S O

Dec 15, 2018

As Mu instructor said we need to learn to survive in our life

By Jose A A L

Oct 24, 2016

First experience using coursera, and it meet my expectations.

By Nevzat K

Dec 3, 2015

Fundamentals of finance, very useful for beginners of finance

By Martin S

Jan 5, 2019

I enjoyed this course. I would like to recommend it. Regards

By Ning Z L

Apr 17, 2016

good introduction financial course for non-financial person.