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Module 5 - Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Course Description

Emerging Leaders Module 5

Finance for Non-Financial Managers uses easy-to-understand examples of typical business decisions and explains how each decision impacts overall company performance. Participants work in teams analyzing business scenarios to optimize financial outcomes and comprehend financial statements. Contribution margin, working capital, and cost allocation are introduced to help leaders make informed business decisions. 

  • Balance Sheets, Cash Flow, and Financial Analysis
  • Return on Net Assets: Analysis, Five Whys and the Supply Chain
  • Cost Management for Decision Making
  • Cost Behavior, Breakeven, and Incremental Analysis
  • Throughput Accounting and Cost of Capacity

Available Industries: Leadership

Duration & Dates

2 Days

    Lea Anne Law, Director
    +1 (865) 974-1622

    Mike Bowman, Program Coordinator


    Classes are held in the Graduate and Executive Education classrooms of the Haslam College of Business on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. A nearby downtown business hotel can be booked for travelers


    Jim Reeve

    Jim Reeve joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee in 1980 after completing his BSBA and MBA from Drake University and the PhD from Oklahoma State University.   At ...


    This module is offered as part of the Emerging Leaders Program.