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Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager


Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager

Financial Strategies to Increase Your Leadership Effectiveness and Bottom Line

You don't have to be a finance manager or an accounting manager to benefit from financial and accounting training. Chances are good that financial strategies are an important part of making better business decisions that affect your bottom line.

The Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager course will help you understand accounting processes and methodologies, enhance your ability to forecast financial performance, spot trends and better study your competition.

$2,095
Finance & Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager


This course is part of a Master Certificate Program

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Packages starting at $5,095

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Increase your effectiveness in strategic planning and decision making with the aid of case studies to bring real-world applications into your online learning. Participants who successfully complete this multimedia course learn to develop the financial skills necessary to evaluate proposed business projects, analyze company performance and apply finance and accounting principles with confidence.

What You’ll Study


Understanding the Role of Finance and Accounting

  • The Role of Accounting in Credit and Investment Decisions

Taxes Individual and Corporate

  • Understanding the Impact of Taxes on Financial Decisions
  • Worksheet for Case Study – Calculating the Federal Income Tax for an Individual
  • Computing Individual Income Taxes
  • Computing Income Taxes for Business Entities

The Foundation of Accounting

  • Understanding Major Accounting Concepts
  • Defining the Elements of Financial Statements
  • Understanding the Key Financial Statements
  • Explaining the Role of Audits and Internal Control
  • Financial Reporting

Making Strategic Financial Decisions

  • Developing a Financial Strategy
  • Preparing a Business Plan
  • Determining the Optimal Capital Structure
  • Obtaining Capital Resources
  • Creating Shareholder value

Working Capital Management

  • Managing Current Assets & Liabilities
  • Computing the Cost of Inventory
  • Estimating the Cost of Inventory

Designing Cost Systems for Strategic and Tactical Advantages

  • Cost Accounting Systems
  • Developing and Marketing New Products
  • Measuring Quality Costs to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs

Evaluating Managerial Performance

  • Evaluating Performance with Responsibility Accounting
  • DuPont Analysis: Decomposing Return On Equity (ROE)

Personal Financial Management

  • Developing Financial Goals and Controlling Debts
  • Reducing Taxes and Investing Wisely
  • Using Insurance and Estate Planning to Safeguard Assets

Applying the Course Content

  • Investment Decisions: Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
  • Credit Decision

Credit & Tuition


ACE credit recommendation 2 semester hours. Register today and earn 60 PDUs, 6.0 CEUs for $2,095.

Who Should Register?


The course helps mid- to upper-level managers from areas such as marketing, sales, IT, project management, manufacturing or engineering, as well as general managers, discover how financial data is generated, reported and used for decision making, analysis and valuation.