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New Section:
July 9, 2014 - February 4, 2015

CEUs:
Indivivdual Course: 1.2 CEUs
Total Certificate: 7.2 CEUs

Price:
Individual Course: $299
Total Certificate: $1,794

Notes:
This certificate is available for continuing education units (CEUs) and is not available for academic credit.

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Online Certificate: Accounting and Financial Management

 

New Section:
July 9, 2014 - February 4, 2015

This certificate program is designed for individuals specializing in a non-financial related discipline, such as operations, human resources or marketing, who would like to develop a new skill set. Take your leadership and managerial abilities to a new level and create new opportunities in your career trajectory.

Certificate Description:

Through this program, students will learn critical financial skills including budgeting, accounting and financial analysis, strategic planning, risk management, financial ethics and governance. Students will also learn to develop a working understanding of global capital markets and the financial landscape.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to create, balance and deliver a budget
  • Develop a basic understanding of accounting and financial ratio analysis
  • Understand various financing options available to organizations
  • Know how to protect and insure their organization's critical financial assets
  • Learn how to develop a working strategic plan
  • Measure financial and strategic plan performance
  • Understand how to practice financial management with the highest ethical standards
  • Know how global markets and the global economy are impacting their organization today and how they will impact their organization into the future

 

This Certificate Includes These Courses:

  • CPC051 - Developing and Delivering an Effective Budget
    Budgeting is a core component of any organizational financial plan and outlook. In this course, students will learn how to create a working budget that can be applied to a project, department, or entire organization, clearly distinguishing between revenues and expenses to convey a logical bottom line. Additionally, students will learn how to deliver a proposed budget in an effective and meaningful way.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn the importance of effective and strategic budget planning.
    2. How to create a budget that will sustain your organizations obligations, missions, and vision.
    3. How to create an effective and clear presentation (proposal) to your budget for management review.
  • CPC052 - Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
    Budgeting is a core component of any organizational financial plan and outlook. In this course, students will learn how to create a working budget that can be applied to a project, department, or entire organization, clearly distinguishing between revenues and expenses to convey a logical bottom line. Additionally, students will learn how to deliver a proposed budget in an effective and meaningful way.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn the fundamental components of the GAAP accounting system.

    2. Learn how to read balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements.

    3. Utilize key financial ratios for diagnosing an organization’s financial viability.

  • CPC053 - Financial Strategies and Risk Management
    Today’s organizations often require outside financial capital and risk management strategies for the increased global complexity we face today. This course will help students understand the different financing options available to organizations. These options include both equity and debt financing as well as public and private financing sources, which will enable students to make the most prudent financial choices for their organizations. Further, students will learn strategies for insuring and protecting their organization’s capital and cash flow from outside disruption.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn the endless financing opportunities available to organization of any size.
    2. Lean how to insure a percentage of your organizations capital and cash flow.
    3. Understand critical risk mitigation strategies to protect your organization’s key assets.
  • CPC054 - Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Performance
    Strategic planning is more than just reviewing past performance and predicting future results. It is a calculated process of navigating an organization from where it is today to its goals of tomorrow, recognizing the challenges and opportunities that could arise along the way. Students will walk through this process in this course, as well as re-visit budgeting concepts in order to create a holistic and realistic strategic plan. In addition, students will learn fundamental principles of performance management in order to gauge the effectiveness of a strategic plan and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn what it means to be a strategic financial manager.
    2. Learn how to create a realistic budgeting plan that will help meet your organization’s goals.
    3. Learn how to manage in a way that drives your team to meeting the organization goals.
  • CPC055 - Governance and Ethical Financial Management
    Newspaper headlines and television stories have provided countless examples over the past decade of ethical failure, particularly in the area of financial management. This course is designed to provide students with a solid framework of ethical financial management skills in order for students to lead by example in this critical area and identify potential financial mismanagement in their organizations. Students will also engage in the fundamentals of organizational governance to better understand where the balance of control lies, as well as, how key positions and roles play an integrated part in upholding ethical financial standards.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Learn how to lead with ethical financial skills, influencing the way lower lever employees perform their responsibilities.
    2. Learn how to build a financial plan that is both ethical and strategic.
    3. Learn how to set up a healthy organizational governance that will not restrict your employees from reaching their full potential in the office.
  • CPC056 - Capital Markets and the Financial Landscape
    This final course in the certificate program provides a working knowledge of the global securities markets, both equity and debt, something every non-financial manager should be familiar with. It also examines the current global financial landscape, economic cycles, and some of the challenges and opportunities facing the global economy, both now and into the future. This provides students with a foundational understanding of these core concepts and how they apply specifically to their own organization.
  • Learning Outcomes

    1. Get a good understanding of the current global financial landscape.
    2. Learn what the challenges and opportunities there are within the global economy.
    3. Understand how you can take these concepts and apply them to your own organization.

Certificate Price:

Individual Course: $299
Total Certificate: $1,794

CEUs:

Indivivdual Course: 1.2 CEUs
Total Certificate: 7.2 CEUs

Program Schedule:

  • CPC051 - Developing and Delivering an Effective Budget
    July 9, 2014 - August 3, 2014
  • CPC052 - Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
    August 6, 2014 - August 31, 2014
  • CPC053 - Financial Strategies and Risk Management
    September 3, 2014 - September 20, 2014
  • CPC054 - Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Performance
    October 1, 2014 - October 26, 2014
  • CPC055 - Governance and Ethical Financial Management
    October 29, 2014 - November 23, 2014
  • CPC056 - Capital Markets and the Financial Landscape
    January 7, 2015 - February 4, 2015

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Instructor:

Dr. Tim RedmerTim Redmer, Ph.D. is a long-standing member of Regent University's business faculty and serves as professor of accounting and finance for the School of Business & Leadership. He possesses a wealth of expertise in the areas of managerial accounting, budgeting, nonprofit accounting and corporate finance. Dr. Redmer is a frequent presenter at various professional business conferences throughout the U.S. and has served more than 30 years in public and private education. He is author of several journal articles published in both peer-reviewed and popular press publications and has received recognition for his outstanding case studies.