This course can be applied toward a program:

Online: Self-Paced

Start Anytime

Not everyone can speak accountant. And thankfully, not everyone has to, including managers and executives. In this course, you learn about financial concepts and financial statements in plain language. You'll also discover how to organize financial information in ways that support your organization’s objectives. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to practise analyzing reports to identify elements requiring attention.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 15+ hours.

Start anytime within indicated date range. You have 90 days from the date you register to complete the course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Read financial statements
  • Use financial statements to analyze day-to-day operations and assess risks and opportunities
  • Compare financial results to budget targets
  • Evaluate the quality of the information you are receiving from the financial data


Module 1: Financial Literacy

Module 2: Financial Statements

Module 3: Operationalizing Financial Statements

Module 4: Mitigating Financial Risk

Module 5: Linking Finance with Strategy

Evaluation Method



  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials

  • Windows or Mac computer (desktop or laptop).
  • High-speed internet (at least 25 Mbps download speed) – Find out your internet connectivity speed.


2 sittings of this course are listed below. Add a course to your cart to register.

Open all Close all

Course Reference Number (CRN) 91055

Instructor Julie Clarke

Course Reference Number (CRN) 93022

Instructor Julie Clarke


Sorry, this course is closed for registration at this time. NOTIFY ME WHEN REGISTRATION OPENS