Executive Education Finance and Accounting Online

Understanding Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Online

  • Finance
  • Accounting

Upcoming Dates

Dates
March 23, 2022 - April 20, 2022
Time Requirement
PLEASE NOTE: We are in the process of converting this coveted program to ‘on demand’ learning journey. With this upcoming improvement, you will be able to start with same-day access to this engaging and flexible learning experience at your own pace and convenience.
Program Cost
$995
Location
Online

Program

Learn the language of business with two award-winning teacher-scholars and create greater value at your organization.

Expand your knowledge and confidence with this self-paced program that guides you through financial statements, balance sheets, valuation and more. Gain a deeper understanding of finance and accounting fundamentals and learn to communicate comfortably about financial data, cash management, banking, planning, budgets, profitability, solvency and liquidity. With this immersion in the language of business, managers can make a bigger impact on their organization, discovering ways to capitalize on new opportunities and create greater value.

 

Understanding Finance and Accounting - Mark DeFond

 

An important aspect of our programs is the ability to share your accomplishment with important stakeholders. Upon completing Understanding Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Online, you will earn a digital badge recognizing your new proficiency. Share and showcase your achievements by posting your digital badge on online resumes and social networks such as LinkedIn.

TOPICS AND KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Overview of Financial Statements
  • The Balance Sheet 
  • The Income Statement
  • Transaction Analysis
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • Foundations of Finance and Introduction to Valuation
  • Pricing of Stocks and Bonds; Introduction to Capital Budgeting - Measuring Value
  • Issues in Forecasting Cash Flow
  • Cost of Capital and Valuation

EARN A DIGITAL BADGE
An important aspect of our programs is the ability to share your accomplishment with important stakeholders. Upon completing Understanding Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers - making, you will earn a digital badge recognizing your new proficiency. Share and showcase your achievements by posting your digital badge on online resumes and social networks such as LinkedIn.

Online course WHO SHOULD ATTEND?   This course is ideal for supervisors, managers and directors in sales, marketing, production, engineering, R & D, human resources and other departments who wish to understand more about accounting and finance. No prior classroom experience in accounting or finance is expected, but familiarity with the general language of business will be assumed.

TESTIMONIALS

"After completing Understanding Finance and Accounting I have a much clearer comprehension of accounting, finance, purchase orders, and the day-to-day operations of my company."  – IT Manager, Clean Energy

"Great, relevant course! This has made numbers and finance side of our business much easier for me to understand and work with.” – Director of R&D, Windsor Foods

Online Teaching Method & Experience

Designed for busy professionals, this program blends USC’s heritage of academic excellence with the flexibility of Online Asynchronous learning. The course will begin after 9:00 a.m. on the first day and will close at 11:45 p.m. on the last day.  

Approximately 12 to 18-hours of participation, this online course fits perfectly into any busy schedule as it can be taken at your own pace over a 3-week period. It includes online video sessions, reading and case studies, interactive exercises and discussions with faculty. 

PLEASE NOTE: We are in the process of converting this coveted program to ‘on demand’ learning journey. With this upcoming improvement, you will be able to start with same-day access to this engaging and flexible learning experience at your own pace and convenience. When this change takes place we will contact you with more information and specifics.

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Faculty
Professor Mark DeFond

Mark DeFond

A.N. Mosich Chair in Accounting and Professor of Accounting

USC Marshall School of Business

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Professor Julia Plotts

Julia Plotts

Academic Director for the Masters of Finance Program and Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business

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Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

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