Finance Essentials

Build an essential toolkit to interpret and use financial data.

Understanding key finance and accounting concepts and language is critical for managers and professionals at every level. This practical and engaging course will help you understand the essentials of finance to interpret financial reports and make more informed business decisions.

Key course details

Duration14 Hours across a 2 Week Virtual Learning Journey
Fee$ 990 (inc GST)
Certification2 CEMD Units of Credit The Certificate in Executive Management and Development (CEMD) is attained by accruing unit points through completing AGSM Short or Custom Courses and offers credits towards an MBAX, AGSM’s next generation online MBA
Start date27 Jul 2020

What you will learn

Over two weeks of live virtual workshops and action learning, you will build an essential finance toolkit that will enable you to:

  • Understand and use financial language
  • Analyse financial statements to measure performance
  • Understand accrual accounting and what it means for your team or business unit
  • Read and interpret cashflow statements and understand inflow and outflow
  • Use budgeting and costing processes to quantify strategic plans
  • Understand capital investment decision making
  • Make more informed financial decisions

    How you will learn

    Led by an expert in financial reporting and business strategy analysis, you will take part in virtual workshops, interspersed with action learning to develop your knowledge and confidence and build a management toolkit to navigate the world of finance.

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    Over two weeks, you will take part in approximately 14 hours of online learning and live workshops.

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    You will utilise The AGSM Navigator, a custom-built platform designed to work with your existing social and communication tools, like WhatsApp and Zoom.

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    Virtual workshop sessions bring a real-time, social learning environment to you, where you can share challenges and experiences, learn from your peers and your expert facilitator, and build a community of practice.

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    In between the workshop sessions, you will take part in a range of supported learning experiences independently and with the group to develop and embed learning.

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    To maintain the interactivity and ensure participants can achieve their outcomes, each workshop is limited to 25 participants.

    Start dateFeeDurationLocationEnrol
    27 Jul 2020 $ 990 14 Hours across a 2 Week Virtual Learning Journey Online

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