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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

AC

Dec 15, 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.

EM

Feb 22, 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 Miguel F

Jul 31, 2020

Very good course, great material, examples, all complemented by a great instructor

By Delzeen K M

Jun 24, 2020

The course content is brief and sufficient for the basic understanding of Finance.

By Tejas S

Jun 08, 2020

Best cpurse for understading finance for non-financial professionals

Best faculty

By Carlos C

Apr 30, 2018

It’s a very clear introduction to finance course. More exercises would be welcome.

By Ishan M

May 24, 2017

Brilliant course . Really helpful for beginners . Thank you so much to professor .

By Lovejoy D

Mar 17, 2016

the best course l ever saw........thanks to the university and the lecturers [[[[[

By Mohamed S B A

Oct 05, 2015

Very simple way to learn finance, I strongly recommend this course. The instructor

By Ahmed S A

Sep 22, 2015

Great introduction into the world of finance, highly recommended & very enjoyable!

By Jose C O

Aug 24, 2015

Great course, clear explanations, I gained some insight about the financial world.

By Christina T

Aug 22, 2018

Great teacher. I feel I have a better understanding after completing this course.

By Angel A M

Jan 30, 2016

Very good , easy to understand .

I have learnt a lot of concepts very important .

By Meghna P

Sep 17, 2015

Its an excellent course and I would recommend it to everyone.Thank you very much.

By Tsigeweini T

Jul 07, 2017

An eye opening to the world of finance for personal and professional efficiency!

By Joseph F

Jan 13, 2016

Great, engaging lecturer - Content was at the level described. Fantastic course!

By Diska P F

Aug 17, 2020

Thank you Prof, the way you explaind the course is great and easy to understand

By Harshal B

Jul 15, 2020

Good course for those who are not in finance but wish to learn basics about it.

By Jameson A

Dec 23, 2018

Learnt finance so well for this that this is a laudable course by U.C. Irvine!

By Md I I C

Jun 05, 2020

Very knowledgable course, structured in an easy way containing basic topic...

By Ingmar C

Jun 11, 2016

Very easy to understand for those just starting out in Finance. Great primer.

By Kanha A

Oct 02, 2016

Nice and Succinct! Considering others in the specialization because of this.

By binny

Sep 30, 2016

very easy to learn with an awesome teacher.

thank you sir, thank you coursera

By Tomislav P

Sep 10, 2015

Hy,

Great, simple and very useful course. Good basics for every enterpreneur.

By Rajendra T

Oct 09, 2018

Neatly organized course content with good explanations and lot of examples.

By Colleen E Y

Sep 06, 2016

Learning a lot of practical information in order to work as an entrepreneur

By Anthony C

Sep 30, 2018

Excellent Course. Well designed, concise, extremely informative, awesome.