Essential Concepts and Skills for Organizational Leaders

Designed For
Professionals who want to expand their knowledge of accounting and finance.
Dates
January 15 – February 16, 2018
Delivery
Online | Instructor-led
Cost
$487 (+ $60 registration fee)
Length
Five weeks
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
Units
2.5 Units | 25 Hours
Contact
PACE@oregonstate.edu
541-737-4197

Ask us about Corporate Training. We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.

Making strategic business decisions requires a strong grasp of financial accounting principles. As a leader in your organization, it’s important that you develop you finance and accounting skills to evaluate the current financial health of your business and develop a strong plan for the future. This course will help you build this essential knowledge and ensure that your business is fiscally sound and successful.

This expert-led online course does not require any previous familiarity with these concepts and will help you build foundational knowledge to:

  • Master financial and accounting concepts, including analyzing financial statements, developing accrual accounting skills, calculating return on investment and identifying major risks in your business
  • Interpret and produce commonly used financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements and statements of cash flows
  • Perform a basic financial statement analysis to interpret the financial health of your company and estimate future earnings and value

By developing a foundational knowledge of finance accounting, you can make informed decisions based on critical data to determine the course of your organization. After finishing this course, you will rely on key financial accounting concepts and theories to meet stakeholder interests and put your organization on the path to success.

This course is a part of the Business Administration Certificate, which includes:

  • Understand financial and accounting concepts, including how to analyze financial statements, accrual accounting, methods for calculating return on investment, and how to identify major risks
  • Interpret commonly used financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows
  • Perform a basic financial statement analysis to interpret the financial health of your company and estimate future earnings and value