Business Finance Fundamentals

$ 49.00


Financial managers must be able to convert relevant accounting and tax information into meaningful and actionable information for organizational decision-making.

This module includes instruction on financial statement and cash flows, planning for growth and control, debt management, financial instruments, capital budgeting, and returns. This module is appropriate for employees newly assigned to job roles that require financial analysis and reporting.

  1. Describe how financial professionals use accounting information to analyze the firm’s cash flows and financial performance.
  2. Identify and examine four major financial statements.
  3. Restate the key concepts involved in cash flow analysis.
  4. Explain how popular financial ratios are used to analyze a firm’s financial performance.
  5. Recognize how firms develop strategic plans that look to the future.
  6. Explain how detailed operating plans can project inflows and outflows of cash.
  7. Discuss how strategic plans can help firms project earnings over one or two years.
  8. Examine how financial plans are used by managers to line up financing before cash shortfalls become critical.
  9. Recognize how financial plans help firms identify problems before they arise.
  10. Describe different types of financial instruments.
  11. Explain the types of debt.
  12. Discuss bond ratings and why they are important.
  13. Recognize the features and characteristics of equity.
  14. Explain the cost of money and how it is determined.
  15. Review factors that affect interest rates.
  16. Describe how government actions and business activity affect interest rates.
  17. Discuss how the level of interest rates affect the values of stocks and bonds.
  18. Explain the relevant cash flows associated with a capital budgeting project.
  19. Describe how firms make decisions about whether to invest in costly, long-lived real assets.
  20. Identify how a firm chooses between two or more acceptable investments when only one can be purchased.
  21. Recognize how risk is incorporated in capital budgeting analysis.

The Leading Edge Learning® modules are created specifically for today’s learners who demand interaction and engagement with online learning opportunities. Sequential presentation of largely static content in page-after-page delivery is not the best delivery experience for adult learners.

This module can be used for both Higher Education and Business & Industry. For example:

Higher Education - Professional development opportunities for students. Provide foundational knowledge for business management students. Instructional content for strategic and operational financial planning.

Business, Industry, Nonprofits, & Agencies - Employees’ transitioning into a management and finance position. Entrepreneurs gain an understanding of how to use financial information to make informed organizational decisions.

Pricing is based on number of learner hours and the annual expected quantities. Modules are sold individually and in course packs. Contact us to develop a customized solution that works for your specific requirements.

The quantity-based pricing of this module is as follows:

1-100 Learners per Year - $49 per Learner

101-500 Learners per Year - $44 per Learner

500+ Learners per Year - $39 per Learner

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