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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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Nov 29, 2015

Great short course for non-financial professionals.


Oct 7, 2015

Excelente, claro y preciso, altamente recomendable.

By Heisha F

Nov 28, 2020

Evenly paced, interesting, and easy to understand.

By Guillermo E A Z

Aug 19, 2020

an excellent way to understand the financial world

By André R d G

Jul 10, 2019

Videos well done. The clear concepts introduction.

By Maksims M

Jan 19, 2017

Nice brief introduction and passionate lecturer =)

By Stephen C

Sep 7, 2016

Very easy to understand and broken down very well.

By Tasanee T

Jul 10, 2018

The instructor gave clear examples to understand.

By Joshen V

May 12, 2018

Good. But should have been little more elaborate.

By amr a

Jan 22, 2017

nice course . short term for non-financial people

By suellen b d f

Aug 16, 2016

Curso muito bom !!!! Visao rapida mas abrangente.

By Ankit G

Nov 16, 2015

Very informative course and very nicely explained

By Piyush K

Oct 16, 2015

It's Very useful to understand the basic finance.

By Davit K

Sep 22, 2015

Great course, which give many useful information.

By karthick R

Sep 19, 2015

Its been very effective and useful for my Startup

By Azar H

Aug 16, 2015

This is a very good course. I liked it very much!


Aug 16, 2020

Excellent learning platform for the profssionals

By Antoine C

Dec 7, 2015

Great introduction, overviewand usage of finance


Jun 25, 2020

Learned a lot. Great Course. Thank you so much.

By Rahul

Dec 19, 2015


everything about Coursera is wow !! Love u

By Ali M A

Sep 5, 2015

Very good course for non-financial professional

By Raquel G

Mar 1, 2021

Excellent course! Great professor and lections

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.