Whether you have the word “financial” in your job title, or not, every day you are involved in the world of finance, through business conversations, decisions and the very work you do.
Finance for Non-Financial Managers will teach business professionals how to incorporate an understanding of financial concepts into their decisions and everyday interactions, so they can better manage their tasks, lead others and achieve desired results for their organization.
Nov 16, 2017 (8:30am-4pm)
Apr 19, 2018 (8:30am-4pm)
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Finance for Non-financial Managers helps you understand finance, the language of business, so you can speak with your peers using the correct terms, concepts and appropriate foundational knowledge. In this 1-day program you’ll also develop an understanding of all of the key financial documents, how to interpret them, and why they are important. Financial terms and calculations will be explained in a way that makes sense for non-financial business professionals. Finally, you will also be challenged to apply what you learn in class by analyzing how your work and your decisions are related to the overall performance of the company.
You can benefit from a better understanding of finance and accounting if you are an operations supervisor or manager at any level.
You will enhance your knowledge, credibility and decisions by:
Topics of discussion for this program can include the following areas:
Stephanie Sisak is a facilitator for the Xavier Leadership Center. In addition, Stephanie is a Visiting Instructor at Xavier University and teaches corporate finance courses at the undergraduate, graduate and Executive MBA level. With over 25 years of professional management experience to draw upon, her courses have consistently been some of the highest rated by students each year. Stephanie’s unique way of making complex financial concepts easy to understand has kept her classrooms full since 1999! While teaching at Xavier, she has been honored with the Delta Sigma Pi “Teacher of the Year” award for 2013 and 2008, selected by the Executive MBA class as “Teacher of the Year” in 2011, and received the Dean’s award for “Excellence in Adjunct Teaching” in May 2005 and May 2008. Stephanie has an MBA with a concentration in finance from Xavier University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Monmouth University. Stephanie worked at Great American Insurance Company for 9 years serving as Assistant Vice President in the technology division primarily responsible for business process improvement, managing technology deployments and leading business continuity planning for the organization. Stephanie began her career in retail management working for Sears for 7 years, The Disney Stores for 2 years and running her family’s business for 2 years.