Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers explain the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and will provide practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and career. Get a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.

CEUs/ILUs: 1.6
Length (in hours): 16
Price in USD $195.00
Price in CAD $265.00


Unit 1

Introduction to Finance

  • The Vocabulary of Finance
  • The Four Basic Elements of Finance
  • The Basic Financial Statements

Unit 2

Introduction to Accounting

  • Basic Terminology
  • The Purpose of Accounting
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • Preparing Financial Statements

Unit 3

Managing Liabilities

  • Overview of Liabilities
  • The Liabilities of a Business
  • Short-Term Liabilities
  • Long-Term Liabilities

Unit 4

Financial Planning

  • Overview of Financial Planning
  • The Importance of Financial Planning
  • The Business Planning Process

Hear from our past students

I found the course material and course facilitator very helpful and insightful. I would recommend this course to a friend looking to get a solid handle on Accounting and Finance. Thank you for offering this course and having such an engaged teacher on board to instruct it!
- Steven Craig, Lakeville, MN

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Sep 3 – 28