Georgia Tech's Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Program (FANFM) is a certificate program designed to provide experienced managers with hands-on concepts, tools, and techniques in finance and accounting.
Fast-track Your Career by earning a Certificate in Finance & Accounting from a world-class business school.
Financial and accounting information provides the raw material for effective decision making. Yet many managers in sales, marketing, IT, engineering, operations, and other areas find finance and accounting difficult to understand and use as they attempt to effectively manage their departments and divisions.
Georgia Tech’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers program (FANFM) is designed to provide experienced managers without a financial or accounting background the concepts, tools, and techniques necessary to improve their operating decisions and work more effectively with colleagues serving in financial and accounting functions.
January 24-March 31
August 22-October 27
This certificate program addresses 11 specific core areas including:
- Understanding Financial Statements
- Evaluating Financial Performance
- Evaluating Corporate Investment
- Effective Financing Decisions
- Financial Planning
- Financial Forecasting & Managing Growth
- Financial Instruments
- Managing Risk
- Business Valuation
- Corporate Restructuring
- Planning, Controlling, and Decision Making
- Knowledge — Learn to read, understand, and analyze financial and accounting data
- Ability — Improve your overall decision-making capabilities
- Practical Application — Effectively evaluate and defend your capital spending proposals with senior management
- Tools — Obtain significant working knowledge of modern finance and accounting concepts
- Understanding — Develop a broader understanding of effective financial management techniques in an increasingly global financial environment
Dates and Fees
January 24 – March 31
August 22-October 27
*10% discount for corporations registering 3-6 employees
*15% discount for corporations registering 7+ employees, Georgia Tech alumni, Georgia Tech faculty and staff
Huang Executive Education Center
Scheller College of Business
Georgia Institute of Technology
800 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30308
This certificate program has the following 11 courses.
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|Who Should Attend|
This program is specifically designed for:
Typical job titles of participants include Marketing Manager, Director of Purchasing, Plant Manager, Vice President of Operations, IT Manager, Manufacturing Director, Project Manager, Director of HR, Engineering Manager, Regional Sales Manager
Faculty Director, Williams-Wells Fargo Professor,
Professor Jayaraman received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Jayaraman is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Dr. Jayaraman’s research interests are Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Bankruptcy, Option and Equity Market Linkages, and Entrepreneurial Finance. He has been published in the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Markets, Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of International Business Studies.
Professor of Finance; Director, Quantitative and Computational Finance (QCF) Program; PhD Coordinator, Finance
Professor Chava received his PhD from Cornell University. Dr. Chava’s research interests are in Credit Risk, Banking and Corporate Finance. He has published extensively in all the top journals in Finance including Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs; Associate Professor of Finance
Professor Clarke received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. Professor Clarke was voted the 2009 MBA Core Professor of the Year, was a 2009 Hesburgh Award teaching fellow, and received the 2010 James F. Frazier, Jr. Award for Teaching Excellence. Dr. Clarke is a director of the Eastern Finance Association, is on the editorial board of The Financial Review, and edits the Handbook of Modern Finance.
Associate Professor, Finance
Professor Dass received his PhD from INSEAD, Fontainebleau (France). His research includes Corporate Governance: Role of CEOs, CEO-Compensation, Boards of Directors Financial Intermediation: Banks, Mutual Funds, Trade Credit, and International Finance.
Associate Professor of Accounting
Professor Hales received his PhD in Management from Cornell University. Dr. Hales’ research interests include Financial Accounting and Reporting, Experimental Economics, and Behavioral Finance.
Assistant Professor, Accounting
Professor Venkataraman received his PhD from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Venkataraman’s research involves the judgment and decision-making processes of participants in the capital markets, both as preparers and users of accounting information.
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