Financial Decision Making

Financial Management and Decision-Making

Curriculum Details for the Financial Management and Decision-Making Certificate

Courses in the Financial Management and Decision-Making certificate help prepare learners to launch a career in finance, build a core business management framework, or prepare for a graduate program. This program is completed fully online.

What do Financial Management Students Learn?

  • How to use the terminology, tools, and techniques of financial accounting and corporate finance
  • How to prepare and analyze financial statements and understand their implications
  • Learn to think critically and be able to analyze the basics of business management as it applies to various industries
  • Understand the economics of market dynamics

Financial Management Program Structure

Financial Management and Decision-Making students engage with essential finance theory and skills as they complete their certificate.

Financial Management and Decision Making requires five core courses. Image of 5 boxes with arrows.

  • 5 courses
  • Students can complete the certificate in 3 quarters
  • Class sizes are small, ranging from 10 to 20 students per course

The Financial Management Resource Guide, a self-paced resource guide hosted in Canvas, is available at no cost to students throughout the completion of the certificate.

Core Courses

*Financial Accounting must be completed before Corporate Finance

Online Class Format:

  • Courses are 8 weeks in length
  • All online courses start on a Monday with a full week of self-study activities in Canvas, our learning management system
  • Weekly self-paced learning and materials are time-sensitive and must be completed within required timeframes
  • Weekly self-paced learning in Canvas leads to one synchronous session per week
  • Synchronous sessions are conducted through Zoom
  • Attendance to synchronous sessions is mandatory
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