Finance for Executives
Location: Chicago, Illinois
In this challenging economic environment, it is critical for executives to use financial data effectively when making business decisions. This seminar will enhance your ability to interpret and use financial information, to better communicate with your financial officers, and to make sound, strategic financial decisions that will improve the profitability of your firm.
Finance for Executives presents the main elements of modern finance from the manager’s viewpoint. The purpose of this seminar is to help you make decisions that will measurably improve your personal effectiveness and the profitability of your organization. The program provides sufficient familiarity with financial information to enable you to interpret and comfortably use financial data in your daily decisions.
Finance for Executives will help you communicate more effectively with the CFO as well as financial specialists, including treasurers and controllers. It concentrates on the uses of financial information rather than on its preparation. You will develop skills to understand financial decisions that affect the business and operational strategy of your organization. It will also give you the knowledge and confidence to choose among the different financing sources available to your company and to assess the desirability and value of investment projects, corporate assets, and acquisitions.
Feb 17 - Feb 21 2014
Jun 16 - Jun 20 2014
During this seminar, you will learn to:
-Understand how economic outcomes of business decisions are reflected in your organization's financial reports.
-Communicate more effectively with the financial executives in your organization.
-Improve your financial vocabulary so that you are better able to understand and interpret financial information.
-Increase your comprehension of current analytical practices and techniques.
-Use financial information in managerial decision making.
-Sharpen your skills in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of competitors by analyzing their financial statements.
-Assess the desirability and value of investment projects, corporate assets, and whole companies (acquisitions).
-Establish financial policy in your area of responsibility.
-Discuss current financial problems with some of the nation's top finance faculty.
-Understand the impact of operating decisions on financial performance.
Who Should Attend
Executives in every functional area of responsibility, from all industries, whose decisions have significant financial impact, will benefit from this course. In particular, executives in areas such as marketing, sales, manufacturing, or engineering, as well as general managers who have been promoted through these routes will find this program beneficial.