Certificate in Global Finance

Single Course Fee: $990
Three-Course Certificate Track: $2,970
CEUs: 3 for each course | 9 for entire online certificate

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Understanding the unique challenges, opportunities and success strategies of the global financial market takes sophisticated, comprehensive instruction in all matters of global finance.

Thunderbird's Executive Certificate in Global Finance provides you the background knowledge, tools, conceptual understanding and hands-on skills to succeed in the world of global finance. Whether your goal is to incorporate these skills into your current career, or position yourself for a transition into global finance, this three-course online professional development program will give you the confidence and capability to conduct business globally with secure, smart and success-based finance strategies. 

Real-world benefits

  • Develop tactics for extracting information from financial statements in order to analyze the operating, investing and financing activities of a company.
  • Understand the intricacies of managing a firm's working capital in an efficient manner.
  • Define effective strategies for applying various techniques to value securities and capital projects.
  • Learn the fundamentals of foreign exchange, the parity conditions and the various foreign currency exposures faced by multinational firms.
  • Determine how to identify and manage various country risks.
  • Recognize and learn to apply techniques for efficiently managing short-term assets and liabilities in a global setting.
  • Focus on understanding the necessary skills and strategies for effectively analyzing a capital project across borders.
  • Identify the importance and usefulness of a thorough financial analysis to a global manager and company stakeholders.

Who should enroll

Thunderbird’s Executive Education is geared toward business associates and emerging leaders who require a well-rounded business education.

Potential participants include:

  • Working Professionals — Improve your marketability in today's competitive global marketplace
  • Experienced Executives — Further expand your knowledge in a specific business focus area
  • Potential Degree Candidates — Get a sample of the top-ranked Thunderbird degree curriculum

Program Details

With the Certificate in Global Finance you will learn how to make critical global management and leadership decisions by increasing your knowledge of global financial markets, effective strategies and financial analysis through content delivered in the following three courses:

  1. Applied Financial Management
  2. Multinational Financial Management
  3. Elective Course

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

  • Complet all requirements as outlined in each program syllabus
  • Complete the End-of-Course Assessment with a score of 80% or higher
  • Complete the End-of-Course Survey
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Thunderbird’s world-renowned faculty are hands-on professors with real world experience in working with global institutions and in international markets. Cultural nuances, regional regulations, emerging markets and global teams are part of working for an organization that operates globally. Thunderbird faculty help you learn what to expect and how to deal with the unexpected.


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