Acquire an overall vision of financial statements and use the relevant tools for understanding your company’s, clients' or competitors' positions
Use financial, commercial, and business information effectively to better understand capital expenditure when selecting or promoting capex or opex solutions
Understand how your performance impacts finance, based on key financial performance measures
Raise your level of financial awareness, and understand the financial aspects of your role when communicating with stakeholders
WEEK 1 - PRE-REQUISITES
Introduction: why and how to think and speak finance?
WEEK 2 TO 5 - KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION
Week 2 - Financial statement analysis
Week 3 - Costing for decision making and control
Week 4 - Effectively managing capex and opex for investment projects
Week 5 - The power of financial ratios and financial key performance indicators
WEEK 6 AND 7 - IMPLEMENTATION THROUGH CASE STUDY
Week 6 - Case study in groups
Week 7 - Webinar (case study debrief)
WEEK 8 - ROADMAP FOR ACTION
No prerequisites required
MONITORING AND EVALUATION
Quizzes and evaluations, group case study, exercises done individually.
TECHNICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL MEANS
- Distance learning and certification, with an eight-week format adapted to your operational constraints
- An immersive digital platform to access at any time a wide range of resources (courses, videos, articles...) and learn in complete freedom and mobility
- Teaching methods that encourage and facilitate interaction and collaboration between participants, through integration into a community of learners facilitated by the professor. Students carry out a case study in subgroups and benefit from a debriefing of the evaluation work
- A final assignment to facilitate transferring what you have learned in the course to your own job.