McDonough To Offer Certificate Program On Finance For Non-Financial Managers

February 08, 2012

Managers seeking to bolster their financial literacy and understanding will benefit from a new, three-day Executive Certificate course at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, titled Demystifying Finance: Balance Sheet Basics for Non-Financial Managers.

From May 22-24, 2012, this intensive course in the basics of finance, accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis will help participants understand the main terms and concepts of these disciplines and enable them to read a financial statement in depth, with knowledge of what went into it, why, and what the bottom line means for the organization. Demystifying Finance is designed for non-financial professionals at the middle to senior level, as well as individual consultants, entrepreneurs, or others seeking to expand their business expertise. No prior financial knowledge or education is required.

The course fee is $4,250, and the registration deadline is May 8, 2012. Committed to lifelong learning, Georgetown McDonough offers a significant discount for alumni of Georgetown University. To learn more about the course, request information, or sign up, visit

Additional certificate programs in Global Engagement and Standout Marketing are scheduled for 2012. More information can be found at

About Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. Some 1,400 undergraduates, 1,000 MBA students, and 1,200 participants in executive education programs study business with an intensive focus on leadership and a global perspective. Founded in 1957, the business school today resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit