Financial Fundamentals

Familiarize yourself with the financial essentials while working simultaneously on your business and soft skills. You’re on your way to becoming an all-round global finance professional.

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Core Course

Business Bootcamp

You'll need broad business knowledge to be a well-rounded professional. Then, you can evaluate market opportunities, design operations, and build profitable business models—all in collaboration with peers from across your company and beyond. Get a broad view of functions across a company before applying your learning in an immersive, intense, and challenging multi-stage business simulation.

Key topics & skills

  • Business Functions & Concepts

  • Collaborating in High Performance Teams

  • Strategy Simulation

Core Course

Business Insights from Data

Many business problems can be solved with data. Learn how statistics and data analysis tools can lead to better business decisions and predict industry and market trends—enabling you to stay a step ahead.

Key topics & skills

  • Business Metrics for Data Analysis

  • Quantitative & Qualitative Analyses

  • Data Sampling, Testing & Analysis

  • Research Methods

Core Course

Collaboration & Communication #1

Effective communication and collaboration skills can make or break a successful career. Gain a clear understanding of the most in-demand interpersonal competencies and skills in business today. Then, continually apply these skills in exercises and role plays, and graduate with the soft skills needed to succeed in the global workplace.

Key topics & skills

  • Managing Yourself

  • Communicating with Individuals & Groups

  • Presentation Skills

  • Drivers of Effective Team Collaboration

Core Course

Financial Planning & Analysis with Excel

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) is the analytical arm of the financial organization. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) relies on FP&A to handle recurring roles in budgeting, capital investment, and forecasting. This is a hands-on course on the major types of analyses performed by FP&A.

Key topics & skills

  • Operating Planning Process—Business Unit Plans, Operating Budgets & Projected Financial Statements

  • Capital Investment Evaluation Tools

  • Financial Modeling Basics

  • Risk Assessment—Sensitivity, Scenario & Monte Carlo Simulations

Core Course

Financial Reporting

To conquer the world of finance, you need to speak the language. Familiarize yourself with the foundations of financial accounting, reporting, and analysis, and develop a firm grasp on the valuable information and the pitfalls of financial reports.

Key topics & skills

  • Accounting Standards & Principles

  • Regulatory Practices for Financial Reporting

  • Financial Analysis Tools—Ratios, Trends & Common-Sizing

  • Evaluating Financial Statements—Company Performance & Financial Health

Business Challenge

Business Challenge #1: Finance Fundamentals (Team Challenge Series)

Working in teams, it's time to see what you've learned and put all your analytical tools to the test. Apply your knowledge of technical topics, such as finance and data analysis, communication and team skills in this series of challenges that increases in intensity as you progress through each stage.

Key topics & skills

  • Financial Reporting & Analysis

  • Data Analysis

  • Operating Budgets

  • Capital Investments

  • Financial Models

Courses and challenges subject to change

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