Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Course Description

Even experienced managers may find finance and accounting difficult to understand and apply. This program, taught by award-winning Georgia Tech professors, will provide the concepts and tools that non-financial professionals need to improve operating and financial decision making.

Course ID: MNGT 1003P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15475 Jan 24, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,950
15536 Aug 22, 2015 Oct 27, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,950
16449 Feb 27, 2016 May 10, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,950
16450 Sep 10, 2016 Nov 15, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $3,950

Who Should Attend

Managers in sales, operation, human resources, marketing, or engineering functions that need an understanding of finance and accounting principles to perform effectively, as well as technical professionals and functional leaders transitioning into managerial positions

How You Will Benefit

  • Develop the ability to read and understand the four basic financial statements.
  • Learn to evaluate the financial statements using both ratio and vertical analysis methods.
  • Examine the important information included in financial statements for industry and competitor analysis.


  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Evaluating Financial Performance
  • Evaluating Corporate Investments
  • Creating Value Through Effective Financing Decisions
  • Short Term Financial Planning
  • Financial Forecasting and Managing Growth
  • Financial Instruments and Managing Risk
  • Business Valuation and Corporate Restructuring
  • Management Accounting
  • Planning, Controlling, and Decision Making



  • Students should bring a laptop and company financial statements


  • Case studies and handouts
  • Textbook: Analysis for Financial Management, by Robert C. Higgins

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Terrance Hines