• Application Deadline
  • 42 days
    Duration
The Leading with Finance course offered by Harvard Business School Online will provide you with a thorough understanding of financial principles that you can leverage to better communicate with key stakeholders and advance your career.

Overview

What you'll learn on this Leading with Finance course:

  • Understand the key financial levers that drive financial performance
  • Discover how and why finance is concerned with cash flow versus profits
  • Identify ways to create and measure value
  • Examine how capital markets work and how they affect your business
  • Develop a financial intuition that will give you the confidence to make better decisions in your career and life

Who Will Benefit

  • Early and Mid-Career Professionals

Gain the skills and confidence needed to understand the financial landscape of your business and industry to advance your career, especially if you’re in a non-finance role.

  • Finance Professionals

Elevate your knowledge to stay up to date on the financial landscape of your business and more effectively make and communicate financial decisions.

  • College Students and Recent Graduates

Prepare for your next career move by developing an intuition for finance that can serve you in any industry or role.

Harvard Business School Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. Immerse yourself in real challenges faced by experts from the worlds of corporate finance, private equity, and investment management, including Laurence Debroux, CFO of Heineken; Paul Clancy, CFO of Biogen; and Alberto Moel, an equity research analyst at Sanford Bernstein. Step into their shoes and wrestle with the same issues they faced, while engaging with fellow learners from around the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Duration description

      6 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Leading with Finance consists of approximately 35 to 40 hours of material delivered over a six-week period. You can complete the coursework on your own time while meeting regular deadlines.

Lecturers

Mihir A. Desai is the Mizuho Financial Group Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He is an award-winning teacher and leading scholar of corporate finance and tax policy. He has published more than 25 case studies, a casebook, and has testified before the US Congress on policy issues.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The easy online application is free. All applicants must be 18 years of age and be proficient in English. Admissions are on a rolling basis with decisions sent within one to two weeks.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • National

    1500 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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