About this Course
Whether you’re just starting out in business, or you run your own company, a foundation in accounting and finance can help you make better business decisions. In this course, you’ll get an introduction to the “language of business” — the various statements that help communicate a company’s financial picture. You’ll learn how to show financial results to external stakeholders such as investors and creditors and generate future-looking information to guide internal decision-making. You’ll also understand how to fund business operations and make decisions about the allocation of financial resources.
Professionals who are familiar with business operations and want a deeper understanding of accounting and finance.
What You'll Learn
- The components of common financial statements and what information they communicate to investors and creditors
- How to use accounting information to understand the impact of past financial transactions and make future business decisions
- How to interpret financial information to make decisions about capital structure and resource allocation
Get Hands-On Experience
You’ll get practice using common tools like financial statements and budgets for financial decision-making.