Course Features

Generate maximum return

Effective leaders make investment decisions that allocate limited capital resources to achieve organizational goals and minimize risk. Great leaders stand out not because they have access to particularly rich information, but because they seek the most useful information and accurately evaluate potential risk and return.

Leaders must be proficient in capital budgeting to ensure that capital resources are strategically implemented to generate maximum return. This course aims to equip business leaders with the terminology, skillset, and the strategic mindset required to navigate a complex business environment, evaluate competing investment options, execute budgeting decisions that achieve goals, and effectively communicate their decisions and impact.

The prerequisite for this course is Finance for the Non-Financial Manager.

Every course includes:

  • Industry-leading faculty
  • Collaborative learning
  • Research-driven results
  • Lifelong connections
  • Practical applications
  • Custom solutions

Program Details

Who should attend

  • Professionals of any level, and in any function, who make capital budgeting decisions and want to improve the quality of their decision-making.

What you will learn

  • Understand the terminology, skillset, and the strategic mindset required to navigate a complex business environment
  • Evaluate competing investment options
  • Execute budgeting decisions that achieve goals
  • Effectively communicate your decisions and impact


Ge Bai

Ge Bai, PhD, CPA

Professor of Practice, Carey Business School

Ge Bai, PhD, CPA is a professor of practice of Accounting at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and associate professor of Health Policy & Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is an expert on health care pricing, policy, and management. Dr. Bai has testified before House Ways and Means Committee, written for the Wall Street Journal, and published her studies in leading academic journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Health Affairs. Her work has been widely featured in ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, Los Angeles Times, NBC, New York Times, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and other media outlets and cited in government regulations and congressional testimonies.