Finance is key for decision-making in modern business. As you progress in your career, you may never have to direct an ad campaign or calculate the Deferred Tax Liability reported on the balance sheet. But you will almost certainly be responsible for meeting (or setting) financial goals, optimizing investment returns, and, ultimately, creating value. At its core, finance is simply the word we use for the analytics that support decision-making.
Microsoft Excel is an invaluable tool for financial data analysis and decision-making. In this course, students will be introduced to key topics in finance and use Excel to solve problems by working through case studies.