Financial Decision Making Course
Financial Decision Making prepares learners to apply financial data to make financing, investment, and business decisions that create value for the firm and align with internal financial priorities. Learners evaluate the firm’s capital needs by applying their corporate finance and decision-making skills to financial statement analysis, capital budgeting, operational and investment options, and the use of fintech and emerging financial services.
Learners build advanced financial models and apply them to corporate finance situations and financial risk management. This course prepares learners to apply key technologies to inform financial decision making.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Accountants, CEOs, Finance managers, Operations Managers
Financial Decision Making Course Overview
Apply analytical tools and techniques to manage financial data and generate budgets, balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow, shareholders’ equity, retained earnings, and other comprehensive income
Measure financial risks and opportunities for international firms in order to inform decision-making
Explore the use of debt, equity (IPO, SEO), and alternative (ICO) financing options to raise capital and make investment decisions to increase the firm’s value
Determine the effects of corporate financial decisions on financial statements and ratios
Calculate a corporation’s absolute and relative valuation to assess its financial position relative to competitors
Financial Decision Making Course Skills
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When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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Financial Decision Making Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.