Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Professionals

Financial data is the universal language of business. Quarterly results, cost drivers, cash flow, liquid assets, net profits—these are terms that reveal key issues facing your company. Learn what these concepts really mean and how you can use them to persuade your colleagues and better understand your competitors’ operations.

Through expert instruction, engaging discussion, and real-world case studies, this course will help you master the financial language of business and discover how to make decisions that lead to financial success for your department and your organization.

Who Should Attend

Non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.

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Continuing Education Units

This course provides 2.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

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$2,195.00

How You Will Benefit

  • Strengthen your business acumen and understanding of financial language
  • Communicate effectively with other departments and executives using accounting terminology and principles
  • Get your projects approved by backing up your proposals with solid financial information
  • Acquire valuable insight into the operations of your competitors and suppliers by interpreting their financial statements
  • Find out how return on assets (ROA) and return on equity (ROE) can be used, and assess whether you are building value in your organization
  • Make timely, cost-effective decisions and identify appropriate initiatives and projects when you know what drives costs in your organization

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SHRM Preferred Provider 2018

The Center for Professional and Executive Development is a 2018 Preferred Provider with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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