Accelerating Financial Acumen: Critical Skills for Innovative Growth
Earners of this badge can incorporate the application of financial management practices into daily planning and decision-making. They are able to identify initiatives that improve profitability on topics such as, return on invested capital, determining costs, modeling profits, sensitivity analyses, and internal rate of return. Earners can translate financial outcomes to plan for success in the role of integrated budgets and can build a business case with an action plan to drive results.
Earners participated in 23 hours of live virtual sessions applying concepts of financial analyses, cost modeling, and sensitivity analysis.
Earners dissected financial statements from their own company and competitors while working on applicable exercises as individuals and in a group setting tailored to specific company needs.
Earners created and presented a business case that identified an initiative or process improvement to demonstrate and apply knowledge to upper-level management.