DeGroote School of Business

Fundamentals of Finance for Decision Making

"In this one day intensive program, you will learn the fundamentals of finance as it relates to your organization."

Participants who dMan Working on Finance Paperso not work in finance roles will be provided a sound understanding of accounting and finance required to be effective in their organization. This program will look at the basic business finance language, the logic of business, and the structure and content of financial statements and key indicators.

A simulation exercise as well as case studies will be used to compare financial decision-making in large complex environments with small, single product enterprises.

Learning Outcomes

  • Fundamental understanding of key business finance concepts
  • Grasp the importance of working capital
  • Understand issues of scale and growth
  • Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Understand interdependencies
  • The meaning of value drivers and how to use them


If you have any questions about this course or registration, please submit us a question to discuss your development needs.

Who Should Register

  • Mid to senior level managers who are aspiring to more senior roles
  • Business owners who are contemplating new and complex opportunities
  • Professionals who have not had finance training, but need a sound understanding of the discipline to be effective in their organization.

Cost and Policies

$825 + HST

Receive a $75 / course discount when registering for 5 full courses in the Executive Management Program.
* Registration for all 5 courses must be done in the same transaction.

All meals and parking are included.

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This course can be customized to your organization's needs and delivered at your location or the Ron Joyce Centre.

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