Finance and Accounting
Make Informed Business Decisions that Drive Growth
To support your continued investment in professional development, we are offering a 50% tuition discount on our Finance & Accounting program in December 2020. Tuition listed reflects the program discount.
Upcoming Dates: December 8-11, 2020
Overview: Possessing the ability to make sound financial decisions is critical for any executive. Through our Finance and Accounting program, you’ll gain a better understanding of financial statements, key performance indicators, and financial reporting – knowledge you need to fully understand how financial data and reporting impacts management decisions and strategy. Designed for non-financial managers or those seeking to refresh their skills, this four-day intensive course equips you to understand the language of finance and accounting so you can confidently take your seat at the leadership table.
The course introduces concepts, terms and practices that are useful for executives. The program will spark thought.
David Price, United Petroleum Transports
Finance and Accounting Program
Who Should Attend
Non-financial managers who make business decisions that impact their organization's financial results or are impacted by their organization's financial models
- Learn the critical concepts, terms and components of finance and accounting
- Understand each of the three major financial statements and the interrelatedness of these statements
- Develop ability to identify what metric companies are being measured on and its meaning
- Learn how to assess the financial standing of your business unit or organization
- Learn various financial strategies related to specific business models and how to benchmark performance
- Develop ability to determine cost of capital and equity
- Understand evaluation of capital investment options and capital investment decisions
- Understand stockholder equity, including the effects of stock options and repurchases
- Recognize financial manipulation
- Make informed business decisions and gain more leadership credibility
Rice Business Wisdom
Based on research by Alexander Butler
Based on research by Professor Brian Rountree