Finance and Accounting For Non-Financial Managers Certificate

Georgia Tech's Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Certificate Program (FANFM) is a program designed to provide experienced managers with hands-on concepts, tools, and techniques in finance and accounting. This certificate program addresses 11 specific core areas including:

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Evaluating Financial Performance
  • Evaluating Corporate Investment
  • Effective Financing Decisions
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Forecasting & Managing Growth
  • Financial Instruments
  • Managing Risk
  • Business Valuation
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Planning, Controlling, and Decision Making

Who Should Participate:

This certificate program is specifically designed for: Non-financial managers in sales, marketing, manufacturing, operations, and other non-financial and accounting roles. Technical professionals, engineers, project managers, and scientists. Legal, academic, and other functional leaders making a transition into management positions. Typical job titles of participants include Marketing Manager, Director of Purchasing, Plant Manager, Vice President of Operations, IT Manager, Manufacturing Director, Project Manager, Director of HR, Engineering Manager, Regional Sales Manager.


How You Will Benefit:

  • Knowledge — Learn to read, understand, and analyze financial and accounting data
  • Ability — Improve your overall decision-making capabilities
  • Practical Application — Effectively evaluate and defend your capital spending proposals with senior management
  • Tools — Obtain significant working knowledge of modern finance and accounting concepts
  • Understanding — Develop a broader understanding of effective financial management techniques in an increasingly global financial environment

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For Certificate-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Malisa Gipson