Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Adult Programs / Professional Development -
Adult Online Professional & Personal Development 2021-2022
Discover the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and practical techniques that will increase your effectiveness and grow your career. Develop a foundation to understand the seven steps in the accounting cycle and use financial information in decision making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance.
This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Accounting and Finance For Non-Financial Managers.
Unit 1: Introduction to Finance
- The Vocabulary of Finance
- The Four Basic Elements of Finance
- The Basic Financial Statements
Unit 2: Introduction to Accounting
- Basic Terminology
- The Purpose of Accounting
- The Accounting Cycle
- Preparing Financial Statements
Unit 3: Managing Liabilities
- Overview of Liabilities
- The Liabilities of a Business
- Short-Term Liabilities
- Long-Term Liabilities
Unit 4: Financial Planning
- Overview of Financial Planning
- The Importance of Financial Planning
- The Business Planning Process
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Sharon deFonteny has a degree in Business Education with a concentration in Accounting and spent many years in Corporate America working in Accounting and Finance. For the past 5 years, she has created and taught online Business courses for Bucks County Community College. Her experience in business, as well as experience in teaching, has allowed her to help people understand the Accounting and Finance process.