Today's business professional needs an understanding of the financial language of business and the skills and concepts that can drive organizational growth in today's complex and fast-paced global economy. Through expert instruction and interactive classroom activities, you will gain an understanding of the fundamental skills and concepts of finance enabling you to make informed, effective decisions within your department and your organization. By learning how professionals analyze and evaluate financial decisions you will gain the confidence to collaborate with your finance colleagues.
Dates and Time:
March 3 - 4, 2016 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm ET
Center for Corporate Education | William & Mary | Raymond A. Mason School of Business, 101 Ukrop Way, Suite 2002, Williamsburg, VA 23185
February 23, 2016
$1495* (Includes lunch, beverages, snacks, course materials, and parking. CEUs available upon request.
* $100 discount to William & Mary Alumni
Corporate Discounts: $150/ each discount for 3 - 5 participants from same organization/ company for same session. Special pricing for groups of 6+ from same organization/ company for same session.
Discounts cannot be combined.
This course will focus on the following topics:
The Finance View of the Firm
Understanding the Time Value of Money (TVM)
Capital Budgeting Decisions
Understanding Financial Statements
Risk, Return, and the Cost of Capital
Finance for Non-Financial Professionals is designed to help professionals:
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for professionals in every functional area of responsibility in all industries who have little or no education in finance and need to enhance their financial acumen. It has also been designed for those who need to understand the pivotal role finance plays within their organization.
Professor Scot Gibson, Ph.D.
J.E. Zollinger Professor of Finance
Scott Gibson is a Professor of Finance at the College of William & Mary Raymond A. Mason School of Business. He previously held academic appointments at Cornell University and the University of Minnesota. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College. Prior to his academic career, he worked as an analyst with Fidelity investments and as a credit team leader serving Fortune 500 clientele with HSBC Bank.
His current research interests include institutional investor trading strategies and their effects on stock prices, the optimal design of mutual fund exchange rules, agency problems in the mutual fund industry, and the use of derivative securities in lowering corporate financing costs.
Professor Gibson has been named and outstanding faculty member in Business Week's Guide to the Best Business Schools.
Phone: 757-221-2291 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org