Finance for Business Leaders

$1200

Overview

Whether you’re a new, aspiring, or seasoned business leader, developing critical financial skills in research, budget and forecasting, financial reports analysis, and risk assessment is vital to the success of your team or organisation’s strategic goals. 

So why study Finance for Business Leaders with us? 

  • Contemporary business-focused content: Built with up-to-date and domestically relevant content, this course teaches real world financial skills applicable to an organisation’s day to day.  Finance for Business Leaders will equip traditionally non-finance managers with the relevant financial acumen to successfully forecast and prepare financial budgets for their team or business. You'll gain an understanding of contemporary business finance practices as well as current industry trends allowing you to develop skills highly valued in any industry. 
  • Application of tools, templates, and practical skills: You'll learn the critical techniques used to forecast and manage financial and business performance. By delving into various techniques, you'll apply skills gained to templates from real-world businesses for your project or role. 
  • Project-based learning with a BYO project: You'll complete a final assessment that will validate the real-world application of knowledge gained and complete a presentation on key performance metrics (KPIs), risk analysis and profit and cost drivers leveraging relevant data 

Recognition

After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Content

  • Critically analyse an organisation’s key goals and financial drivers to develop a forecast, including key revenue drivers, cost structures, and risks. 
  • Operationalise a forecast by gathering key data, identifying KPIs, and determine a reporting strategy, in order to respond to actuals and influence real-time decisions 
  • Present a brief to key stakeholders on the stages and business outcomes of a forecast for a business unit, including justifying the decisions made, the key assumptions, risks and KPIs. 

How does it work ?

Present a brief to key stakeholders on the stages and business outcomes of a forecast for a business unit, including justifying the decisions made, the key assumptions, risks and KPIs.

When can I do it ?