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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Finance for Non-Financial Professionals by University of California, Irvine

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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

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.

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 Vui C L

Dec 13, 2020

Awsome course presented with much clarity and simplicity.

By Bryan T J

Oct 27, 2020

Excelente curso para conocer aspectos básicos de finanzas

By Miguel G

May 17, 2016

Very good to gain basis in the financial terms and tools.

By Susan F

May 12, 2016

Great course, easy to understand but profound in content!

By Nicolas S J

Feb 28, 2016

Great course for initiation into the world of accounting.

By Diana L M G

Oct 26, 2020

Excelente curso, he aprendido muchas cosas interesantes.

By Leonardo P

Jan 1, 2017

Ideal para iniciar a planificar tus finanzas personales.

By Robert A

Apr 17, 2016

Excellent!! Clear, concise, and practical. Thanks David!

By John A C

Oct 26, 2020

Me gusto mucho, la forma de explicar de enseñar... Exc

By kenjiang

Sep 18, 2018

Really great for a starter of accounting and financials

By vaibhav

Jun 13, 2020

Great course. Thank you for such making such a course.

By Ankit G

Jul 21, 2020

Really can help beginner in the field of finance.!!..

By Khalid M A

Sep 24, 2019

The material is explained clearly with good examples.

By Raveena P

Jun 19, 2018

The best course for a beginner in the Finance domain!

By Lynda F

Oct 31, 2016

Definitely helped me understand some of the lingo use


Sep 28, 2015

Helpful to understand basic terms in finance. Thanks.

By Hanzel J B D

Sep 9, 2019

website is flawed. cant mark completion.

edit: ok now

By Luis F B

May 26, 2016

Excelente, conceptos básicos pero muy bien explicado

By Deepika M

Sep 14, 2015

Simple language and easy to understand for beginners

By Olinda S R D

Nov 22, 2020

Excellent! Congratuations on being a great teacher!

By Oluchukwu M E

May 16, 2020

This is very educating and it's makes learning fun.


Mar 26, 2019

power of financier transfer to non-financial person

By Antonio P

Nov 21, 2017

Presented in a very simply and professional manner.

By B T R

Aug 22, 2017

Excellent Course for Non Financial Professionals...

By Nataly Z

Jan 4, 2017

It was very intersting course and so useful for me!