Building Financial Acumen for Non-Financial Managers

Better Decision-Making with Financial Acuity

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Work Experience

The Ontario Student Assistance Program is offering financial assistance to Ontario residents.

To learn more about OSAP, please refer to this Financial Aid Page.

Learning Outcomes

The virtual e-learning program will enable you to:

  • Define the world of finance

  • Explain the cash flows and investor returns for different asset classes

  • Understand the information in the financial reports of organizations

  • Describe internal budgeting control performance evaluation and project analysis

  • Determine how to make big investment decisions based on costs and benefits

  • Specify investment options and their purpose

Program Curriculum

Program Experience


Try-it activities


Playbook activities






Feedback sessions by program leaders


Self-evaluation quizzes

Who Should Attend?

The virtual e-learning program provides mid- to senior-level business leaders from non-financial backgrounds with the knowledge of finance, accounting, and investment, which will help them to:

  • Communicate more efficiently across functional teams, especially with finance, to state the budgets expenditure of their team

  • Broaden their perspective on their understanding of business by learning about aspects of accounting and finances

  • Learn how to use financial statements and key performance indicators for a better understanding of their business and the financial decision-making process for their organization



Associate Professor of International Business

Walid Hejazi teaches MBA, EMBA, and custom executive programs at the Rotman School of Management. His research focuses on the development of strategies that enhance the abilit...


Professor, Accounting and Finance

Wendy Rotenberg is a Professor of Finance and Accounting at Rotman. Her teaching and research interests include Financial Management, Corporate Restructuring, and Internationa...



Upon successful completion of the six-week virtual e-learning program, you’ll earn a digital certificate of completion from the Rotman School of Management. This virtual e-learning program counts toward a Rotman Excellence in Executive Leadership Certificate.

Note: All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of the Rotman School of Management

The Ontario Student Assistance Program is offering financial assistance to Ontario residents

The Ontario Student Assistance Program is now offering funding for micro-credentials, including Rotman Executive Programs. This new resource is part of Ontario’s micro-credentials strategy, helping learners access more opportunities to train or upskill for in-demand jobs through loans and grants. This funding is available for Ontario residents only with additional requirements.

Learn about OSAP funding for Ontario residents as well as the full details of the program by downloading our brochure.


Didn't find what you were looking for? Write to us at or Schedule a call with one of our Academic Advisors or call us at +1 985 616 5261 (US) / +44 127 959 4639 (UK) / +65 3138 5295 (SG)

Early registrations are encouraged. Seats fill up quickly!

Flexible payment options available.

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