The Essentials of Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
This three-day program will help you understand how to read, interpret and analyze financial statements. You'll also learn forecasting and financial planning approaches to help you with the budgeting process. You'll get the basics of net present value and capital budgeting techniques to apply when evaluating projects. You'll gain an understanding of various types of costs and how to allocate them to truly understand the financial performance of a business unit. Ultimately, you'll learn to use financial information to make better strategic business decisions. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: April 22-24, 2014
Hundreds of executives have chosen our Strategic Financial Skills program for its concentrated coverage of financial management techniques uniquely tailored to the complexities of their industry. This comprehensive weeklong program uses a hands-on approach to help you understand and master the energy sector’s financial essentials. Your instructors are senior teachers with significant experience in executive development, business, consulting and energy industry financial management. You’ll share ideas and discuss industry issues with participants from around the world in small discussion groups and lively classroom sessions. You’ll meet mid-level to senior-level professionals from many segments of the energy industry and a variety of functional areas within their companies. In a series of information-packed class sessions, you'll learn the essentials of the business side of the energy industry. By the end of the week, you'll have a working knowledge of the key areas of financial management. For more information, click here. Program Dates: April 7-11, 2014
Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Executive has been carefully crafted by leading faculty to eliminate the mystery behind the numbers and to help executives become informed and strategic users of accounting and financial data. The course covers the core concepts of both finance and accounting, including terminology and assumptions, valuation, financial statements, and distinguishing income from cash flow. The curriculum examines specific accounting methods and demonstrates how these choices affect earnings. Participants learn how to analyze financial reports, identify trends, and study competitors. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: November 16-21, 2014
Managers today must be effective at simultaneously monitoring current performance, managing incremental innovation, and leading more revolutionary change efforts. Managing Talent for Strategic Advantage explores how to manage this delicate balancing act by emphasizing methods to align HR strategy with the overall business strategy. Led by the top professors and authors in the field, the program teaches participants how to utilize human resource levers—such as culture, compensation, and performance management—to build competitive advantage and drive success. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: August 24 - 29, 2014
This certificate will provide participants with enhanced skills in the fields of business intelligence and analysis. In a dynamic and rapidly evolving business environment, relevant knowledge and expertise is of utmost importance. Those with key business acumen will be well prepared to address the challenges that face their organizations. This program will help participants tackle common issues including accessing and collecting data, as well as deciphering results in order to make or support decisions related to products, processes & procedures, operations, and trends. For more information, click here.
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Cost: $2,575/course (4-course certificate)
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University of California Berkeley
Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Executives
The program’s modern approach focuses only on financial topics that the non-financial executive uses in their day to day activities and management. The FANFE program avoids being highly technical, and instead creates an environment in which executives can build their “intuitive” understanding of financial terminology and concepts. Faculty work with participants to go beyond the “mechanics” of finance and create an action plan that allows for strategic and practical application in their daily management. For more information, click here.
Dates: Mach 3-7, 2014