Make Informed Business Decisions that Drive Growth
December 12-15, 2022
May 23-26, 2023
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
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Based on research by Alexander Butler
Based on research by Professor Brian Rountree