september 2019

23sep(sep 23)8:30 am26(sep 26)5:00 pmNYU Stern Finance and Accounting for Non-Finance Executives Program8:30 am - 5:00 pm (26) ET New York, NY Event Organized By: Executive MBA & Professional MBA

Event Details

Finance and Accounting for Non-Finance Executives equips professionals with knowledge of accounting and financial principles as they relate to organizations’ operations and decision-making processes. It also prepares financial analysts and investors with a general understanding of the valuation content and limitations of financial statement information.

Starting with a review of financial data in a company’s annual report and accounting statements, participants will gain a well-rounded understanding of how basic accounting information may be used in communicating with financial managers, as well as to assess a firm’s future prospects and value. The remaining time will be spent covering finance principles relevant to leaders whose primary job responsibilities are outside of the finance function with implications for project decisions, corporate structure and performance measurement. This will involve examining how project choice maps to various financial metrics and highlighting common pitfalls in this process, such as recent psychological biases described in the field of Behavioral Finance.

Topics include:

  • Balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements
  • Valuation
  • Financial performance measurement
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financial structure
  • Behavioral finance

Program takeaways:

  • Financial Report Analysis: Analyze a firm’s annual reports and statements to interpret the data for use in the organization and to assess a firm’s future prospects and value.
  • Improved Decision Making: Evaluate concerns related to the acquisition/investment decisions of the organization and their funding.
  • Valuation Techniques: Practice valuation techniques of Discounted Cash Flow and NPV in the form of discussion, exercise and real case analysis.



23 (Monday) 8:30 am - 26 (Thursday) 5:00 pm ET


New York, NY

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