Business Finance Basics

This Business Finance Basics online training course presents information about the fundamentals of corporate finance. This course will give you an understanding of the basics of corporate finance in easy-to-understand terms and appreciate more fully how your work activities can and do affect the financial health of your organization and business.
SKU: P5962EN
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Every employee plays a role in financial management.  Finance involves understanding and making good financial decisions at all organizational levels. This Business Finance Basics online training course presents information about the fundamentals of corporate finance.  It shows how various work activities can and do affect the financial health of an organization. The course introduces concepts, examples and knowledge that non-financially oriented employees need to know to understand the role finance plays in an organization's decision-making process. 


Course Learning Objectives

By taking this online Business Finance Basics course, the user wil learn:

  • Identify the sources and types of funding available to organizations today along with the advantages and disadvantages of each. 

  • Summarize the contents and uses of three important financial reports: balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements. 

  • Describe how key ratios are used to track financial resources and guide decisions that maximize profits and company success.

  • Explain how "what-if" forecasting is used to make financial decisions, including cost-benefit analysis. 

  • Define commonly used financial terms.


Course Outline

This online Business Finance Basics course is made up of the following sections:

  1. Sources of Capital
  2. The Balance Sheet
  3. The Income and Cash Flow Statements
  4. Financial Ratios
  5. Financial Management Jargon
  6. Conclusion


Course Audience

This Business Finance Basics online training course was designed for human resource, finance employees.

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Products specifications
Course Language English
Length Range 31 - 60 Minutes
Length (Hours) 1.00
Course Features Accessible, Audio, Mobile
Module Number(s) 12501EN