Business finance for Managers

3 Weeks Live sessions | 4th Weekend Campus Immersion

This course will introduce the participants to the fundamentals of business finance. The emphasis is on practical applications and problem-solving techniques. The course is designed to introduce you to the financial decision-making process that will provide insight for the necessity to consider the financial implications of any managerial decision.

Learn from anywhere on your schedule

Communicate & collaborate with stakeholders & business/financial leaders using the right terminology and vocabulary.

Learn about fundamental finance concepts.

Understand financial statements and principles underlying them and to develop their skills in reading Annual reports.

Develop skills in interpreting financial statements.

Apply finance concepts learned in the last term to create bottom-up financial models for businesses.

Develop critical thinking skills to form and evaluate financial models

Gain proficiency in designing and presenting financial data

Why this Bootcamp

Work 1:1 with a Mentor

We pair you with a mentor who has extensive professional and academic knowledge of the field. You’ll have one-on-one conversations with him or her, and receive useful feedback on improving your work.

Learn from Anywhere, On Your Schedule

Each week, you’ll complete a series of videos, quizzes, slideshows and projects through our online platform – available to access at any time. Scheduling time for a mentoring session is just as flexible.

We’ll Keep You Engaged

Our mentors are here to keep you motivated, answer questions, provide feedback, and help deepen your understanding of essential tools and techniques.

See What You'll Learn

Partcipants will learn how to design and develop financial models for solving complex business cases. This course is hands-on and will provide the participants an opportunity to apply finance theory to real business cases. You will learn to decipher a business problem in terms of what the finance theory says about it, what decision can be made, how the management should be presented with solutions.

Unit 1 : Financial Acumen

■ Concepts of Finance
■ Sources of Funding
■ Analysis of financial statement and ratio analysis

Unit 2-Accounting

■ Cash and Accrual basis of Accounting ■ Cash Flow Statement ■ Profit & Loss and balance Sheet

Unit 3 – Capital Budgeting

■ Time value of Money
■ Cost of Capital
■ Payback Period
■ Business Application of Time Value of Money

Unit 4 – Costing

■ Cost Accounting
■ Cost – Benefit Analysis
■ Operating Leverage
■ Break-Even Point
■ Cost Allocation
■ Cost and Pricing
■ Market Based Pricing
■ Common mistakes of costing

Unit 5 – Presentation of Financial Data

■ Introducing a new product
■ Forecasting
■ Valuing of a new business Creation of a Business Plan
■ Valuation techniques
■ Venture Capital and Start up World

“For anyone working in an area with a user interface component, this 4-Week Bootcamp gives an excellent introduction to why UX research and design is important – actually, essential. It gives insight into what the UX researcher/designer does and how their work brings value to the process and product. It also promotes a user focused mindset that is a valuable trait for anyone in the project team.”

Rajeev Mohan

Delivery lead, Accenture


Prof. Pinkesh Shah

School of Product Management

A Silicon Valley Executive who has been a Product Management Executive for the last 14 years. Guest faculty at several B-schools like IIM Bangalore, Amsterdam University etc.
Specialties : Product and Business Line Management with P&L Responsibility, New Product Development, New Product Launch Product management, product strategy, packaging.

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