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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 Zhang L

Nov 30, 2015

Easy to pick up and helpful for me to start deeper learning.

By Suraj S

Sep 19, 2015

I am satisfied with this course. GREAT JOB by our Instructor

By Sathish V

Mar 11, 2020

Course was very crisp with clear examples for each topic...

By Ashley428

May 29, 2017

easy to learn and to understand the general info of finance

By Latoya O

Apr 21, 2017

This course has been an integral part in my work promotion.

By Lisa M

Apr 3, 2016

Really liked the examples you gave! Great teaching method!

By A N F

Nov 17, 2020

Wonderful course. Gave a short insight on what finance is!


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By Justin L

May 21, 2020

This course was great for me to learn about basic finance.

By Daniel B

Apr 26, 2017

Great speaker, very usefull information fon non-financials

By Erik L

May 16, 2016

Very helpful to understand de accounting department beter.

By Christian H

Jan 17, 2021

Great introductory class. Easy to follow and understand.

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 d p

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.