Finance Essentials

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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. 

Led by an expert in financial reporting and business strategy analysis, you will take part in live virtual workshops, interspersed with action learning to build an essential finance toolkit. Over three weeks, you will take part in online learning and live workshops. You will utilise The AGSM Navigator, a custom-built platform designed to work with your existing social and communication tools like Zoom.


Key Learning Outcomes:

Led by finance and business strategy experts, you will build the knowledge and tools to navigate the world of finance, enabling 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 cash flow 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

Course Details:

Duration: 3 weeks

Location: Online Learning

Cost: $2,200 (inc. GST)

CEMD Allocations: 2 CEMD Points

Innovative digital learning experiences

Whether you choose a tailored learning solution, an in-person short course, or a virtual learning course, you are supported by our innovative online learning platform, the AGSM Navigator. Designed specifically to deliver interactive, best-practice online learning, the Navigator ensures you can learn anytime, anywhere.