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This course examines the fundamentals of finance as they relate to the business as a whole. The goal is to help non-finance employees understand what finance functions are, what they do, and how they impact the overall organization. Topics covered include the core financial statements, various analyses, budgeting, cash and more. This course would be great for anyone who wants to understand more about how corporate finance works and how to more effectively work with them.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover the financial statements and the information they communicate
  • Explore the concept of variance analysis around financial reporting results
  • Identify Warning Signs in Financial Statements
  • Discover the basics of budgeting and sales forecasting
  • Explore the Cash Conversion Cycle
  • Explore Project Selection Tools including net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return (IRR)
Last updated/reviewed: November 18, 2019

8 Reviews (17 ratings)Reviews

5
Anonymous Author
Very comprehensive course for the nonprofessional. Real world scenarios are very useful to connect the dots. Enjoy his presentation of this material.
5
Member's Profile
Great overview of the finance function. Most operations managers would gain a great amount of foundation knowledge.
4
Member's Profile
It was a lot of material in a short amount of time. I am a finance professional and it was still a bit much.
4
Member's Profile
Clearly covered the subject matter in simple enough terms for a non-financial professional to understand.
5
Member's Profile
It was a great overview of what I wanted to study. Thank you for the materials.
5
Anonymous Author
I like the quality of the contents he presented. It contains vital information.
4
Member's Profile
Good Course. I recommend all users to go through this course
5
Member's Profile
A lot of info, tightly structured but very logical.

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact:
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  1:49Introduction to Finance for Non-Finance Professionals
  6:18Financial Statements
  11:29Variance Analysis
  10:27Ratio Analysis
  7:46Operational Budgeting
  8:20Cash Conversion Cycle
  9:14Project Selection
  3:25Closing Thoughts
CONTINUOUS PLAY
  58:49Finance for Non-Finance Professionals: What Everyone Needs to Know
Supporting Materials
  PDFSlides: Finance for Non-Finance Professionals: What Everyone Needs to Know
  PDFFinance for Non-Finance Professionals: What Everyone Needs to Know
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM