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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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Apr 17, 2020

It gave a basic understanding of the Finance terms and their importance in a business

By Carlos G

Sep 7, 2015

Excelent professor!

Just include some more examples or quiz problems.

Thank you UCI

By Ahmed S M I I

Dec 16, 2020

Amazing course that gave a great view of the financial statements and accounting.

By Nancy C

Aug 13, 2018

simple, easy to udnerderstand those financial terms and methods. very good cl

By xuxiao

Sep 23, 2015

Overall, it is good :)

Hope there is a way to download all the study material.

By siddharth n

Sep 27, 2015

lack of examples to workout. good short videos. good option for introduction

By Shipra S

Sep 30, 2020

Thank you so much for upgrade my career with the knowledge of this course

By Wong H L A

Feb 12, 2016

A bit too hard especially in the last two weeks.

Overall worth enrolling.

By Edisson C

Oct 7, 2015

Enseña las bases de finanzas, los ejemplos utilizados son muy practicos.

By Raghvendra M

Aug 14, 2015

Brillaint short introduction to finance for non-finance professionals

By Luca F

Aug 1, 2021

Really interesting, a nice overview on finance and company valuation

By samay j

Feb 2, 2021

The course was basic but well designed and good at beginners level.


Oct 27, 2021

G​reat teacing method which helps to grasp the Finance well enough

By Smit P

May 16, 2020

Good Introductory course. Examples used made the learning easier.

By Zuu Z

Jan 21, 2021

It is useful for those who don't have financial basic knowledge.

By Franz A

Oct 21, 2016

excelente curso para tener una visión más amplia de las finanzas

By Zhang G

Oct 21, 2015

the test of this course is so easy,i wish it could little harder

By Vlad M

Jul 23, 2017

Boost my knowledge on the basic Finance and Accounting concepts


Mar 7, 2019

A very good course to attend by all Non finance professionals.

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