Understanding Finance and Accounting
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Are you comfortable working with your organization’s financial data? A manager’s performance is frequently measured by how effectively they manage financial decisions and departmental budgets.
In this competitive job market business professionals need to understand both the metrics that are reported in income statements, balance sheets, cash flow and income statements, and transaction analysis as well as how they relate to each other. It is also important to understand how comparing numbers across your company, the industry, and from year to year, can help you assess the overall financial performance of your organization.
This program will help you build a foundational understanding of financial accounting, accrual accounting, financial statements, the balance sheet, and other financial basics useful to any industry. Learn to dissect the elements of and communicate comfortably regarding financial data, cash management, forecasting and planning, profitability, solvency, and liquidity. Learn to understand the accounting and finance perspective to make decisions that create value in the organization.
Each module of the curriculum is designed to answer essential questions about finance and accounting.
- Overview of Financial Statements
- The Balance Sheet
- The Income Statement
- Transaction Analysis
- Financial Ratio Analysis
- Foundations of Finance and Forecasting
- Introduction to Capital Budgeting
- Introduction to Valuation
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