Course ID: NONFIN

Finance for Non-Financial People

Do the eyes glaze over on your management team when the accounting department is presenting financial results? How effective would your management team be if everyone understood the impact of your operating results? Your annual budget really can become a strategic planning tool rather than a team-destroying battle between departments. In this fun (yes fun) and entertaining course, your team will learn to read the story behind the numbers and understand how to use financial statements to make more effective business decisions.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Understand and read an income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows
  • Understand the difference between gross profit, profit and cash flow
  • Conduct basic financial analysis to identify past and future trends
  • Understand the impact of various decisions on financial statements

MAJOR TOPICS
  • Learn to translate accounting terms into English
  • Review, compare, and contrast the financial statements of two public companies
  • Analyze historical results to identify the good and bad news

DESIGNED FOR
Managers and decision-makers without a financial background

FIELD OF STUDY
Finance

PREREQUISITES
None

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
8.0

LEVEL
Basic

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