Overview

In Leading Through Financial Excellence, MIT Sloan School of Management’s elite faculty elevates non-financial leaders by giving them the concepts, language, and skills necessary to make important business decisions through a financial lens. Upon completing the certificate program, business leaders will be able to analyze, develop, and make the financial case for critical investments to senior-most management.


KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Understand how to build a business case for an investment project
  • Acquire a framework for evaluating all incremental costs
  • Learn to identify assumptions and areas of risk
  • Apply learnings to develop alternative scenarios, resulting valuations, and opportunities for generating real options

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

  • 6 week duration, 30 hours to complete requirements
  • 10 hours of on-demand, HD lectures
  • Professor interactions, office hours, and group learning
  • Facilitated intra-company team meetings
  • Final assignmen, which integrates your weekly activities
  • Optional Issue Forums available

See Program Overview


who should attend

This course is designed for non-financial leaders who want to analyze, develop, and make the financial case for critical investments to senior-most management. It’s beneficial for:

  • Senior leaders
  • Directors
  • Mid-level and team leaders

Program certification

After successfully finishing the Leading Through Financial Excellence program, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from MIT Sloan School of Management.