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Financial Decision - Making for Leaders

edX - online learning platform

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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Financial Decision - Making for Leaders Certificate in collaboration with Babson College ‑ BabsonX. This program is best suited for professionals who are looking to grow their career into a managerial role where they will need to make financial and analytical decisions.

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Overview

The Financial Decision - Making for Leaders  Certificate from EdX is offered in partnership with Babson College ‑ BabsonX.

Literacy in business financials, regardless of your industry, is essential for growing your career in management. Whether you are working within an organization or have your own business, the decisions you make affect the health of the business. You must interpret and forecast the impact of your decisions to ensure you are making the best recommendation for the firm. Through the four pillars of financial decision-making: Accounting, Finance, Data Analysis and Economics, you can become a successful entrepreneur or intrapreneur.

This program will cover these four pillars in-depth - with each course devoted to exploring a particular topic and how it can inform the decisions you face in your career. If you’re looking to discover and practice the fundamental skills and methodology used in business today, this Professional Certificate program is for you. Some of the topics you will cover in this program include: funding, valuation, key performance metrics, financial forecasting, data analysis, and models of consumer choice and demand.

Job Outlook

  • The median annual wage for financial managers was $125,080 (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook).
  • Employment of financial managers is projected to grow 19 percent, much faster than the average for all occupations (source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook).
  • 80.7% of executives characterize their big data investments as “successful.” (source: Randy Bean, “How Companies Say They’re Using Big Data”, Harvard Business Review).

Programme Structure

What You'll Learn:
  • Practical skills for evaluating and forecasting project ideas and decisions from various perspectives
  • An essential toolkit for analyzing and utilizing financial statements
  • How to use data analysis to inform managerial decisions
  • Economic principles that guide your understanding of the market and the relationship between price and quantity

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    761 USD/full
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    Based on the tuition of 761 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    761 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 761 USD for the full programme during 4 months.

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Funding

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