What You Will Learn :
- Read and understand balance sheets, income statements, cash flow, and other financial statements
- Leverage basic financial concepts to support your decision making
- Collaborate and communicate with the finance and accounting department
- Apply financial information to your role and make more informed management decisions
For many leaders who work outside of the finance department, understanding financial information can be daunting. However, to be a strong, well-rounded leader, you should have the ability to question and discuss financial decisions as profitability and financial health are core business goals. Understanding and evaluating financial decisions are the backbone of sound judgment and good decision-making. Without these skills leaders are making decisions blindly, thus hindering the business’s ability to grow and thrive. Fundamentals of Finance increases your comprehension of accounting and financial management so you can better understand your impact in driving performance and reducing risk in your day-to-day activities. You’ll leave with the confidence you need to have productive conversations with your finance peers, integrate financial information into your business function, and make more informed decisions.
Who is this course for?
This program is suitable for anyone with little to no experience in accounting or financial management, who is looking to increase their effectiveness in making sound financial decisions.