FINANCE FOR NON-FINANCE MANAGERS:
Value Creation

STARTS DateSTARTS ON: Wednesday,
Mar 17th,
2021

DURATIONDURATION: 4 weeks (including orientation)
2 – 3 hours per week

COURSE FEESDELIVERY: Live– Online – Synchronous Learning

COURSE FEESCOURSE FEES:5,900 SAR
Tax Not Included

STARTS Date SESSION STRUCTURE: 6 live sessions
Days: Every Sunday & Tuesday
Session Time: 90 min | From 7:00 - 8:30 PM (GMT+3)

In an increasingly more global and complex business environment, managers need to have a firm grasp on accounting and finance to ensure value creation and maximization.

This program provides a comprehensive knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices, which supports managers in understanding the financial impact of their decision and incorporating the financial perspective into their decision-making.

Based on MBSC’s experiential pedagogy, participants practically engage in various activities that support the comprehension and application of accounting and finance practices. This leads to a deeper understanding and supports effective communication within an organization.

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WHO SHOULD ATTEND

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Participant Profile

  • Executives who will benefit from a deeper understanding of finance and accounting
  • Non-financial executives who seek a challenging introduction to finance
  • Financial executives in need of a necessary refresher
  • Decision-makers with profit and loss responsibilities

IMPACT & KEY BENEFITS

Our focus is the same as you:
Your growth and an immediate and long-lasting return on investment.
At MBSC’s Finance for Non-Finance Managers you can expect the following:

 


Complete the Program In 4-weeks

Complete an intensive, practical, interactive program based on participant-centered pedagogy in 4 weeks online


Earn a Digital
Certification

Receive a Digital Certificate in Business Specialty in Finance for Non-Finance Managers (Online) Program from Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship

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Note: After successful completion of the online program. Your verified digital certificate will be emailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program.

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Learn From Renowned Faculty Members

Learn from accomplished Professors who are a cut above the rest in their field, are based in Saudi Arabia and come from diverse international backgrounds


Be a Member of MBSC Executive Education Network

Enjoy the immense learning and networking benefits by becoming a part of the MBSC’s network of professionals

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Participants will learn:
  1. To define the key financial statements: income statement, statement of financial position, cash flow statement, and owners’ equity statement
  2. To analyze the statements and interpret the financial health and position of an organization, and determine its growth potential
  3. To incorporate financial concepts in their decision-making
  4. To distinguish between accounting and finance and understand financial vocabulary
  5. To define the financial objectives of an organization
  6. To apply capital budgeting techniques and cost-volume-profit analysis in their decision-making
After attending the program, participants will have:
  • Acquired a comprehensive set of skills and will be able to understand and communicate in financial terms
  • Learned new tools and practices in support of financial decision-making
  • Improved their effectiveness in communicating within the organization and with accounting and finance colleagues
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Your Learning Journey

THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Access to program content is flexible and available through multiple devices, allowing working professionals to easily manage schedules and learn remotely—anytime, anywhere. Participants enrolled in the program obtain access to learning materials with new content released weekly throughout the program's duration. Program sessions include a variety of teaching instruments, such as:

 

Video Lectures & live
interactive sessions

Peers learning
discussions

Reading materials:
case studies, articles

Quizzes, simulation,
interactive games

Surveys

Assignment &
homework

The program curriculum is built around 6 comprehensive sessions.

Learning Journey

Meet the Faculty

Larissa von Alberti-Alhtaybat Ph.D.

Program Director, Vice Dean of Programs, Associate Professor of Accounting

Function and Specialization

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Strategic Management Accounting and Performance Management
  • Corporate Reporting, Sustainability, and Integrated Reporting
  • Integrated Thinking and Reporting
  • Accounting and New Technologies
  • Accounting Education

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Background

Dr. Larissa von Alberti-Alhtaybat holds an MSc degree (distinction) in Accounting & Finance and Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Southampton, UK, which was undertaken with scholarships from the University of Southampton and the Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC), UK. Following her postgraduate education, she undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Southampton, which was also funded by the ESRC. Her focal point was strategic management accounting and performance management at Higher Education institutions, which she has continued to pursue both in research and administrative terms.

Select Professional Experience

2008 - 2012, German-Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan, a collaborative start-up institution between the German and Jordanian governments.

  • Was a founding faculty member in the School of Management & Logistics
  • The first head of accounting department
  • The first exchange officer at the School
  • In charge of the School’s network with German industry and universities
  • In charge of the students’ exchange year in Germany

In 2012, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,

  • Was a member of the AACSB and AMBA accreditation team at the Faculty of Economics and Administration

    Research
  • Accounting and performance
  • Other areas of accounting, such as financial reporting, new technologies, sustainability, and integrated reporting
  • She has been one of the first accounting faculty publishing in the field of financial accounting, big data and social media
  • She has also engaged in research on regional organizations, such as leaders in the logistics sector, and their commitment to sustainability and integrated reporting
  • Her research has been published in leading journals, such as Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal of Business Research
  • Her research and education practice has been governed by her commitment to practice-led and application-based education, which she has engaged in at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
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Georgios Daskalakis Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance

Function and Specialization

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Carbon Markets and Environmental Policy
  • Finance Interfaces
  • Finance Education

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Background

Dr. Georgios Daskalakis holds a Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, UK, and a Ph.D. in Management Science & Technology (specializing in Finance) from the Athens University of Business and Economics, Greece. The former was supported by a bursary from the Cambridge European Trust and the latter, with scholarships from the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology, the European Social Fund and the Greek Public Power Company.

Following his postgraduate education, he spent more than a decade as an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of East Anglia, UK. His teaching is focused primarily on Corporate Finance and Investments, while his high-impact research spans three areas: Carbon Finance and Environmental Policy, Energy Finance and Policy and the Interface between Finance and other Business Disciplines (primarily operations and HR). Since 2015, he is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

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DELIVERING OUR EXPERIENCE

What Past Participants Experienced?

At Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship (MBSC), we collect all your valuable feedback and to apply it according to your needs.

Say that the speaker was effectively able to engage with the participants

Say that the content, pace of the sessions, and the delivery methods were relevant and formative

Say that the session offered a range of “opportunities to participate, reflect, learn, and take away practical tools to apply to an organization

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Source: MBSC’s Finance for Non-finance Managers Program Evaluation Results, 2019.