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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Learn critical financial fundamentals to confidently communicate with finance partners and understand how to analyze and evaluate financial decisions. 

This course runs every fall and spring.

Program Details

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Minneapolis, MN
$3900.00

About This Program

 

Mastering core financial fundamentals is essential to every role across an organization. In this fast-paced class, you will learn to analyze and evaluate financial decisions that contribute to your company’s value.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers provides professionals who have limited financial experience or education a financial perspective to empower them to operate in their organizations more effectively.Through lively discussions, case studies, and a simulation, you will develop a strong fundamental understanding of finance. You will gain a detailed understanding budgeting, cash flow, and metrics of financial health to help you make more effective business decisions regardless of your role.

Learning Outcomes

• Read, understand, and interpret financial statements

• Make decisions using capital budgeting

• Identify the business impact of changes in cash flow

• Apply value creation principles

• Understand financial metrics used by stakeholders to evaluate the health of the organization


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This program is valid for 22 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

Audience

  • Executives who make or contribute to decisions with significant financial implications
  • Managers with profit-and-loss responsibility in marketing, operations, human resources, engineering, or other non-financial areas
  • Individuals who do not have a background in finance
  • Leaders who need to refresh their finance knowledge 

Key Benefits

  • Read, understand and interpret financial statements
  • Make decisions using capital budgeting
  • Identify the business impact of changes in cash flow
  • Apply value creation principles
  • Understand financial metrics used by stakeholders to evaluate the health of the organization

If you select only one development opportunity to invest in this year, this class is the one to pick. The content is relevant, the instructors are exceptional, and the hands-on approach provides immediate application. I highly recommend it.

– VP – GLOBAL COMPENSATION & BENEFITS, ECOLAB

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

The goal of the Finance for Non-Financial Managers program is to provide leaders and decision-makers who do not possess a strong grounding in finance, an understanding of how money works inside their organization and how money can be used in making decisions. This program is filled with instruction and case studies and topped off with a financial simulation to ensure participants practice their new-found knowledge.

Additional Course Details

Day 1
Morning
Finance View of the Firm and the Valuation Principle
Time Value of Money and Value-Added Financial Decision Making
Afternoon
Accounting Basics Simulation
Using Accounting Simulation to Understand Business Cash Flows
Day 2
Morning
Evaluating Financial Decision Rules
Introducing Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
Afternoon
Identifying Value-Added Cash Flows
Value-Added Cash Flow Analysis
Putting It All Together: Discounted Cash Flow Analysis
Day 3
Morning
Case Study: Evaluating an Equipment Purchase
Case Study: Evaluating an IT Investment
Afternoon
The CFO Perspective - John McCormick, COO Braun Intertec
Valuation Case Analysis

Register Today!

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Minneapolis, MN
$3900.00