Course

Finance for the Business Professional


Business professionals and students interested in learning financial accounting skills get hands-on experience in this course analyzing and evaluating the information behind financial statements and relevant data. Master basic business accounting concepts and processes, financial statements, budgets, and financial ratios. Get the financial literacy you need to succeed in the business world.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the importance of financial statements for a company
  • Explain underlying business activities’ effects on financial statements
  • Describe a budget and its importance to a company
  • Identify the importance of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in relation to a company’s operations
  • Determine the overall strength of a company using various financial tools

Professional Credit:

HRCI®---PHR®, SPHR® and GPHR® general recertification credit: 13 hours.

Effective February 22, 2020, this course is valid for 13 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.

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