Fundamentals of Finance

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers


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For many leaders who work outside of the finance department, understanding financial information can be daunting. However, to be a strong, well-rounded leader, you should have the ability to question and discuss financial decisions as profitability and financial health are core business goals. Understanding and evaluating financial decisions are the backbone of sound judgment and good decision making. Without these skills leaders are making decisions blindly, thus hindering the business's ability to grow and thrive.

Fundamentals of Finance increases your comprehension of accounting and financial management so you can better understand your impact in driving performance and reducing risk in your day-to-day activities. You'll leave with the confidence you need to have productive conversations with your finance peers, integrate financial information into your business function, and make more informed decisions.


Ideal For

This program is suitable for anyone with little to no experience in accounting or financial management, who is looking to increase their effectiveness in making sound financial decisions.

Key Takeaways

While we know you will complete this program feeling inspired, we'll do you one better. This program will leave you immediately equipped and confidently able to:

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Read and understand balance sheets, income statements, cash flow, and other financial statements

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Leverage basic financial concepts to support your decision making

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Apply financial information to your role and make more informed management decisions

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Collaborate and communicate with the finance and accounting department

What To Expect

In Fundamentals of Finance, your skilled financial expert and business school lecturer will guide you through real-time online sessions as you learn and practice accounting and finance skills alongside your peers. This is a highly interactive program where you will brainstorm solutions, apply your new skills, and receive feedback along the way to prepare you to have an impact back on the job.

The Details


$2,495/Per Participant

Time Investment

Three 6-hour sessions over 1 week


This program is 100% online

Reviews From Your Peers

"I left this course with a greater understanding of financial statements and confidence to be able to read and interpret them accurately."
Operations Manager
"The concepts were applicable and the lecturer did a great job delivering the material and keeping it engaging in the online format. I had a wonderful experience and feel much more prepared to deal with finance/accounting challenges in my current role."

Next Start Date


Wednesday, May 12 at 9:30 AM ET 

The subsequent session will take place on May 13 and 14 at 9:30 AM Et


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Program Partner

The UBC Sauder School of Business is a Canadian academic business school with more than 2,700 students in Bachelors, Masters and PhD programs, and boasts over 40,000 alumni in 80 countries. Located in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia, the school draws from the internationalism of the city to provide a global business perspective.



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