Finance for the Non-Financial Manager

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Course features

Lead your organization in the right financial direction

In order to continue moving forward, an organization must constantly evaluate its financial past and assess future projections. Doing so in an uncertain business environment requires business acumen and skills. To make better and more effective financial and managerial decisions, one must be familiar with financial statement analysis and the process of capital budgeting.

In our Finance for the Non-Financial Manager course, you will gain an understanding of financial analysis in order to inform your organization’s potential investment options. Learn how to assess your company's financial position, risk, profitability, and how to choose between competing projects and priorities. Whether you’re a leader making decisions with financial implications, or a rising manager looking for a strong introduction to financial concepts and analyses, this course will enhance your skill set through lectures, exercises and the discussion of real-world business cases.

All courses include:

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

Finance for the Non-Financial Manager presents course material in a way that is cohesive and fairly comprehensive which can then be easily applicable once the right framework is in place.

Program Details

Who should attend

  • Professionals seeking an introduction to financial concepts and analyses
  • Managers looking to make effective financial decisions in uncertain business environments
  • General business, operations, and human resources leaders in charge of resource allocation
  • Individuals assessing potential investment opportunities

What you will learn

  • Understand the basics of financial statement analysis
  • Master capital budgeting techniques of projecting future revenues, costs, and cash flows
  • Discover processes of assessing your organization’s current financial situation
  • Learn how to allocate human and financial capital most effectively



Federico Bandi, PhD

James Carey Professor in Business, Carey Business School

Federico M. Bandi, PhD, joined Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2009 as a professor in the research track. His research focuses on financial econometrics, continuous-time asset pricing, and empirical market microstructure. He holds a PhD in Economics from Yale University.