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.

Financial Decision Making curriculum

Financial Management and Decision-Making Curriculum

Financial Management and Decision-Making students engage with essential finance theory and skills as they complete their three required core courses and two electives. 

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*Financial Accounting must be completed before Corporate Finance

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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.

Financial Management students effectively:

  • Use the terminology, tools, and techniques of financial accounting and corporate finance
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements and understand their implications
  • Think critically and be able to analyze the basics of business management as it applies to various industries

Program Structure and Online Class Format:

  • Students can complete the certificate in as little as 3-4 quarters
  • Class sizes are small, ranging from 10 to 20 students per course
  • Earn the certificate by completing three required courses and two electives
  • 8 weeks course length
  • Online classes meet once a week for eight weeks
  • Weekly live class sessions, offered weekday evenings or Saturday mornings
  • Between the weekly synchronous sessions, participants complete required readings, assignments, and self-study activities
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