Make more informed business decisions by engaging meaningfully with your company’s financials.

As most managers know, budgeting and finance aren’t the exclusive responsibility of those working in the financial department. Sound financial literacy is crucial for anyone wanting to succeed in a leadership position.

The Finance for Non-Financial Managers online short course is designed to provide professionals with the tools to analyze and interpret financial information more effectively. Guided by faculty from the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, you’ll gain knowledge of the different factors influencing a company’s finances, helping you to make more informed business decisions. You’ll also develop the practical skills to assess the performance of your organization or department, allocate resources, and analyze investment opportunities.

Is this course for you?

This course is designed for non-financial professionals who want to be able to assess their organization or department’s financial landscape in order to contribute to financial discussions and make more informed decisions. It’s also suited to those working in analytical roles, who are looking to hone their financial acumen and better understand the practical side of business.

What will set you apart

On completion of this course, you’ll walk away with:
The knowledge to participate in financial conversations and planning with confidence.
A practical toolkit to assess the financial health of your organization or department.
A holistic understanding of the factors impacting financial decision-making, allowing you to make more informed business choices.
The skills to prepare cash-flow projections for a company, and estimate the cost of capital.
Unlimited access to 2U’s Career Engagement Network, offering you exclusive resources and events to support your professional journey and drive your career forward.