About this course: Finance is for “Non-financial Managers” for those who want to understand important financial principles and apply them in a real-world context. Over the course of the program window, you will work your way through chapters that help your understanding basic financial principles to applying financial analysis and ratios to drive decisions. In addition, each module is capped with an ending case study to ensure that you have absorbed the following key learning objectives: + Understand the language associated with finance + Know how and when to use financial terms and analysis techniques + Read and assess company performance using financial statements + Recognize the link between organizational strategy and financial objectives + Use "the numbers" to your best advantage to make more informed decisions

Who is this class for: This course is for professionals within functional areas who have limited knowledge and/or experience with finance and who need to enhance their financial knowledge. Financial knowledge allows managers and leaders to ask more meaningful questions, to assess the financial implications of decisions, and to be better equipped to make informed strategic choices. This program is for working professionals who prefer the flexibility of an online program or who cannot dedicate time to an on-campus program. Participants should have working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and understand basic financial calculations.