Finance is the key language of business.
A basic knowledge of finance provides a key skill needed for your growth and success in the business world.
(And we even make it easy to understand)
The Finance Without Fear Academy courses combine readings and videos with hands-on exercises and case studies intended to provide participants a deeper understanding of financial concepts and the ability to apply these concepts to real-world situations.
Finance doesn’t have to be intimidating. Our courses make it easy to master the financial terminology and financial concepts necessary to be successful in today’s competitive business world.
In the short amount of time it takes to complete one of our classes, you’ll get the most crucial pieces of knowledge you’ll need to cut through the jargon, confidentially contribute your ideas, and make better financial decisions.
See for yourself with our sample course
The Financial Essential Series
Basic Financial Statements
Our basic course focuses on the language and structure of the three primary financial statements – the balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and cash flow statement.
Not only will our lectures, videos and exercises help you learn how to read and understand these financial statements, you’ll be able to immediately apply what you learned as you review the financial statements of your company and meet with the accounting people and management
If you’re a business professional or entrepreneur who needs quick understanding of the key elements of finance, this is the course for you.
Introduction to Financial Ratios
Financial ratios are the key tools lenders, investors, and managers use to analyze financial statements to understand where the company has been, where it is now, and most importantly, where its headed.
Our Introduction to Financial Ratios course provides the basics you’ll need to calculate, apply and compare the profitability, return, efficiency, leverage, and liquidity ratios.
Our lectures, videos and exercises will help you learn not only how to calculate the basic financial ratios (the math isn’t complicated), but also learn how to use ratios to compare your business over time and to the competition.
If you’re a business professional or entrepreneur who needs to understand what the numbers are telling you, or are simply looking for ways to highlight what’s happening with the financials, this is the class for you.
Finance for the Non-Financial Manager
This is the full course!
This course includes everything from our Basic Financial Statements course and Introduction to Financial Ratios course together with bonus content on Management Decision Tools - basic forecasting; ROI; payback; breakeven; discount rates; and IRR/NPV - all wrapped into one comprehensive course that will provide the non-financial manager, business owner, or busy executive with the essential skills needed to become comfortable with finance and financial terminology, contribute to the financial discussion, and make informed budget and investment decisions.
Everything you need to demystify finance in one complete course. Register today. You'll be making better decisions tomorrow.
Learn What's in the Course and How Its Structured
Watch the Intro Video to our Finance for the Non-Financial Manager Course