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Finance and Accounting for the Nonfinancial Professional

Course Details

This course is available for onsite training only. Please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for more information or to arrange a training session.

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To survive, thrive, and advance in business today you need to be familiar and comfortable with the terminology and tools of finance and accounting. Gaining fluency in the language of finance will help you explain and justify projects, make better strategic decisions, discover areas ripe for improvement, and enhance your value to the organization.

There is no prerequisite for this course.


Please bring a calculator with you to this course.

Who Should Attend

  • Managers in nonfinancial functional areas such as HR, marketing, research and development, manufacturing, sales, and general operations
  • Professionals who participate in strategic decisions and come into contact with their financial counterparts
  • Employees focused on advancement where financial skills would be an asset

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs
  • 7.0 PDUs
  • After completing the course please contact the Program Coordinator for the PMIĀ® Course Activity Number.

As a PMI Registered Education Provider, The University of Texas at Austin, Professional Development Center has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for our courses (Provider # 1616).

The PMI logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. PMI and PMBOK are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.


  • Communicate more effectively by using standard financial and accounting terms and concepts
  • Evaluate income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements to assess the state of business operations
  • Apply ratio analysis to financial statements to assess the financial position of the organization, and compare with competitors and industry standards to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Determine where various management decisions are likely to impact finances



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