Applied Financial Management

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Financial Management – a core ingredient for every organization

What Your Course Gives You

Managing finances is fundamental to any organization and Thunderbird’s online course in Applied Financial Management will give you the foundation you need. Immerse yourself in the fundamental concepts and current issues of finance to understand and develop the tools to make global corporate financial decisions.

  • Proven tactics for extracting information from financial statements to analyze the operating, investing and financing activities of a company.

  • Discover effective strategies to manage a firm’s working capital.

  • Apply various valuation techniques to value securities and capital projects.

  • Understand the fundamental pieces of information needed to make a valuable, beneficial investment decisions.

  • Perform a working capital analysis to identify a firm’s areas of strengths and weaknesses and make recommendations for improvement.

  • Learn proven methods to evaluate financial statements to direct business toward growth and international expansion.

  • Understand the fundamentals of a complete credit analysis and define the “five C’s” of credit.

  • Recognize the importance of time value of money and how to apply present value concepts to a variety of business circumstances.

  • Discover ways to estimate net cash flows in order to rank prospective investing projects and determine which will provide the greatest return.

  • Realize the importance and usefulness of a thorough financial analysis to a global manager and company stakeholders.

Curriculum Highlights

To earn the Executive Certificate or individual "Certificates of Completion," participants must:

  • Participate in weekly facilitated discussion forums
  • Complete the End-of-Course Assessment with a score of 80% or higher

  • Complete the End-of-Course Survey

Course Content

  • Overview of Corporate Financial Management
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Working Capital Management
  • Financial Analysis
  • Time Value of Money
  • Valuing Securities
  • Investment Analysis
  • How to Evaluate an Investment Project

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