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 can be completed fully online, in person, or as a combination of both.
Financial Management and Decision-Making students engage with essential finance theory and skills as they complete their three required core courses and two electives.
*Financial Accounting must be completed before Corporate Finance
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.
This required course teaches principles and practices in corporate finance, with a particular emphasis on evaluating levels of risk and rates of return on corporate investments and resource allocations.
This elective course teaches knowledge and skills especially relevant to those pursuing careers in investing and portfolio management. But even for corporate managers, the course provides insight into how important corporate stakeholders, namely, shareholders and investors, get and respond to information about corporate financial performance.
This course covers major topics in both microeconomics and macroeconomics that are relevant and important to financial decision makers in business firms.
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