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

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819 reviews

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 Alejandro G

Feb 9, 2016

Very good course, easy to understand but it also lacks detail.

By Ahmed M A

Jun 17, 2017

great course but it would be greater if it had more exercise

By Nguyen T D

Jun 25, 2016

Quick and general but useful and easy to understand. Thanks.

By Ina R

Apr 16, 2020

provides a solid general overview of finance and accounting

By Nguyễn H M

Sep 2, 2015

Simple; Understandable. Very Thank you for ur lectures!!!!


Jan 11, 2016

The teacher is great and the subject is very interesting

By Marco R

Sep 10, 2015

Very good overview. Could be a little bit more in-depth.

By Paul J K

Oct 31, 2015

Good basic overview of financial practices and methods.

By Цветан Е

Oct 21, 2020

A bit too basic. Not all dettails were explained well.

By Goran M

Dec 2, 2015

Decent with space for improvement (a bit more content)

By Asjad M

Sep 24, 2015

Good for Non-Finance professionals to get an overview.

By Pablo G

Dec 27, 2020

Very nice introductory course to go over the basics.

By Niki S

Aug 19, 2020

So far this course can be understood well for me.

By Xia Y

Aug 17, 2015

Good brief introduction! Expecting more details.

By Eng. A M

Nov 17, 2020

this is was fun. please provide advance course

By Черненко Р А

Sep 4, 2015

The cource was to easy for me. I expected more

By Stefanie S

Apr 5, 2018

Excellent teacher, slides need improving! :)

By Sunil A

Sep 27, 2017

Excellent starter course for Finance Basics.

By Deleted A

Aug 16, 2015

For being a free course, it was pretty good.

By Ganesh S

Jan 24, 2020

Good Course to Grow and Enrich Ourselves

By Linda C

Feb 27, 2021

Good grounding for non finance people..

By Prasanna K

Oct 1, 2015

Good, Introductory Course on Finance,

By aman g

Oct 27, 2015

nice introductory course on finance


Nov 9, 2015

Very easy to understand...good le

By Baskar M V

Feb 9, 2016

A very good course for beginners