Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Master the tools for making smart financial decisions
Through this highly successful program, managers with little or no financial training or experience can learn to use the language, tools, and techniques of accounting and finance. Complex principles are presented in practical, understandable terms and in a friendly, supportive environment. You will return to your organization with the confidence to analyze financial information and participate fully in making business decisions.
Key Benefits and Takeaways
- Read and analyze financial reports to assess customer, competitor, supplier, and company performance
- Use discounted cash flow, internal rate of return, economic value added, payback, and break-even analysis to make better investment decisions
- Maximize shareholder value
- Understand and evaluate financing strategies
- Apply the principles of activity-based costing, target costing and open-book management
- Prepare and present business cases
- Use critical numbers and the scorecard to create a high performance organization
This program is designed for managers at all levels, including those in technical and non-financial areas, who are seeking to make better business decisions by understanding financial information. This diversity is one of the program’s strengths – it builds on the experiences of participants from all types of companies, not-for-profit organizations, and government services.
The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly rated faculty members, course materials, results-oriented exercises, meal service (continental breakfast, lunch and breaks)*, and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.
*Meal service is included for in-person programs only.