This program is for professionals who need or desire to work with financial information but do not have formal educational background in finance or accounting. Understanding the intricacies of finance is often one of the biggest challenges facing managers, entrepreneurs and rising business professionals. The Certificate in Finance for Non-Finance Professionals and Managers aims to provide students with the hard and soft finance skills needed to effectively understand the numbers in order to speak the language of business.
Over sixteen informative sessions, students in the program will develop a broad understanding of the wide array of financial challenges that entrepreneurs, managers, and other professionals face in the day-to-day running of their business. Through a series of exercises and case studies, students will learn to understand, create and use financial data to lead and manage more efficiently. Students will also learn from a range of guest speakers drawn from a diverse range of local New Orleans organizations, gaining valuable insights from professional connections and contacts with local experts in a variety of fields in financial management.
The Certificate in Finance for Non-Finance Professionals and Managers offers a timely and affordable introduction to this critical area of management expertise, empowering you with the sharper financial decision-making skills to take on finance-related challenges in the workplace, and to make you a better and more valuable asset to your organization.
Note: Class meetings are held via Zoom on Tuesdays, 6-9 pm. No class on Tuesday, March 16. Deadline to register for this class is January 5, 2021.