Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Leaders

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Turning Knowledge into Profits

When profit margins are scrutinized by internal and external stakeholders, knowing how decisions impact your organization’s bottom line today and in the future is crucial. And understanding financial information helps in making the best strategic decisions.  Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Leaders introduces and explains the essential elements of financial reporting, including managerial and financial accounting.  Participants will learn to interpret the basic components of financial statements, develop a greater understanding of how financial information can be used as a strategic tool for decision making, and be able to communicate operating, marketing, sales and growth strategies in financial terms.

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for professionals who do not have a financial background but need to develop an understanding of the fundamentals of finance to make better business decisions. This course is essential for business leaders in all functions, including marketing, operations, sales, HR, and development.