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BUS 87 — Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Quarter: Summer
Day(s): Wednesdays
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 8 weeks
Date(s): Jun 29—Aug 17
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Refund Deadline: Jul 1
Unit: 1
Tuition: $545
Instructor(s): Samir Asaf
Limit: 45
Class Recording Available: Yes
Status: Open
 
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Summer
Live Online(About Formats)
Wednesdays
7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Date(s)
Jun 29—Aug 17
8 weeks
Refund Date
Jul 1
1 Unit
Fees
$545
Instructor(s):
Samir Asaf
Limit
45
Recording
Yes
Open
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
This course is designed to equip business managers with an overview of financial management and the core knowledge required to understand and interpret a company’s financial statements, assess its financial goals and financial health, and understand key financial levers that drive financial performance.

In this course, cross-functional professionals in marketing, sales, human resources, IT, operations, customer service, and finance-related roles will gain a deeper understanding of accounting and finance and how they add shareholder value through operating, investing, and financing decisions.

Topics covered in this course will include financial management overview, understanding financial statements and cash flow, the valuation of future cash flows, capital budgeting and balanced scorecards, risk and return, long-term financing, and short-term financial management. In this interactive course, students will work in groups and have the opportunity to apply the learning in a real-world setting. Guest speakers include Neil Morganbesser, president and CEO of DelMorgan & Co., and Jeofrey Bean, adjunct professor at UCSD extension. By the end of the course, students will have a firm understanding of accounting principles and the financial underpinnings of their businesses.

SAMIR ASAF
Managing Director, DelMorgan & Co.

Samir Asaf has thirty years of experience in business management. He was formerly the finance director at AT&T and a senior advisor at the World Bank. He is a board member at Performax, the author of Executive Corporate Finance, and was a research fellow at Harvard Business School. He received a PhD in finance from SMC University, Switzerland. He is a certified management accountant (CMA) from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).