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.
- 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.
- FIND11100: Financial Accounting*
- FIND11200: Corporate Finance*
- FIND21100: Principles of Economics
- FIND21300: Securities and Portfolios
- FIND21500: Behavioral Economics
*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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