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Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers




Instructor: N/A

Grading: NA

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Ongoing Start Dates

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: Non-Credit

NDSU DCE Flat Fee: $139

Course Description:

The Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers course provides students with an overview of the principal areas of financial management. It introduces the student to financial terminology, relates financial measures to operating information, and enables the student to understand and apply these measures to operating performance. Students gain a working knowledge of how to apply financial management principles on a business or personal level by creating and analyzing financial statements and using the information in these statements to make decisions.

Course Objectives:
• Analyze financial terms and equations
• Apply accounting principles to create financial statements
• Discuss managerial duties and their impact on business practices
• Apply ratio equations
• Describe the impact of risk on decision making
• Discuss the formulas used to complete financial statements
• Analyze aspects of credit
• Evaluate the components of a successful business

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