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Managerial Finance


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To effectively drive organisational success, business leaders and managers across functions require a firm grasp of finance. It’s a key component to understanding how an organisation operates, and these professionals need to be commercially-minded to participate in financial discussions and decision-making.

The Managerial Finance online certificate course from LSE equips you with a practical grounding in modern finance. Over the course of six short weeks, you’ll develop the tools to understand corporate finance, financial statements and reports, and fundamentals such as the time value of money. You’ll also learn how to apply these to your business context through forecasting methods, project evaluation, realistic performance plans, and the monitoring of financial outcomes. Increase your managerial impact with stronger financial insight, and make more informed contributions to organisational discussions and decisions.

Is this course for you?

As employees are promoted to more senior positions or management, these new roles often call for greater financial accountability. This online certificate course focuses on providing vital corporate finance knowledge and skills to non-financial managers, and is geared towards anyone in a managerial or leadership position – as well as those aspiring towards one. You’ll develop your commercial acumen, as well as a practical understanding of the dynamic between a company’s finances and its non-financial departments and projects.

This course is certified by the United Kingdom CPD Certification Service and may be applicable to individuals who are members of, or are associated with, UK-based professional bodies. The course has an estimated 95 hours of learning.

Note: should you wish to claim CPD activity, the onus is upon you. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and GetSmarter accept no responsibility, and cannot be held responsible, for the claiming or validation of hours or points

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