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BUS 30 — The New Finance Leader: Architect, Navigator, Data Scientist

Quarter: Summer
Instructor(s): Kim Vogel
Duration: 5 weeks
Format/Location: Live Online
Date(s): Jun 26—Jul 24
Class Recording Available: Yes
Class Meeting Day: Wednesdays
 
Class Meeting Time: 6:00—7:50 pm (PT)
Tuition: $470
   
Refund Deadline: Jun 28
 
Unit(s): 1
   
Enrollment Limit: 40
  
Status: Open
 
Quarter: Summer
Day: Wednesdays
Duration: 5 weeks
Time: 6:00—7:50 pm (PT)
Date(s): Jun 26—Jul 24
Unit(s): 1
Format/Location: Live Online
 
Tuition: $470
 
Refund Deadline: Jun 28
 
Instructor(s): Kim Vogel
 
Enrollment Limit: 40
 
Recording Available: Yes
 
Status: Open
 
The best finance leaders aren’t simply those who understand money; they’re the ones who can view businesses through different lenses, depending on their needs. This course equips you with the in-demand skills and mindset of today’s most sought-after finance leaders and CFOs. You’ll go beyond the skills of a financial custodian and become an agile strategist, ready to navigate turbulent markets and drive greater profitability. This course is specifically designed for operational finance professionals (CFOs, finance directors, FP&A professionals, treasurers, controllers, and analysts) to elevate their financial leadership skills through three strategic lenses:

  • The Architect: Design and leverage cutting-edge digital infrastructures with the latest SaaS technologies.
  • The Navigator: Transform financial data into actionable insights for crystal-clear organizational direction.
  • The Data Scientist: Don’t just analyze data; tell its story. Learn to craft compelling narratives that empower informed decisions.
Students will leave the course with skills to increase their impact on a business, making them indispensable assets in finance organizations.

KIM VOGEL
Public Board Director

Kim Vogel is a serial technology entrepreneur with more than 25 years of experience helping companies finance, grow, and successfully monetize their business. She served as CFO and was a founding investor of mFoundry, a pioneering mobile banking provider that changed how customers interface with their financial institutions. Vogel serves as a board director on three public boards in the financial services and technology sectors. She received an MBA from Harvard and is on the board of trustees at Saint Mary's College of California, where she was also an adjunct professor.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.