Leading Through Financial Excellence
Develop a more efficient and financially literate organization.
Next Available Program
Feb 25 - April 7
30 hours (5 hours/week)
MIT Sloan Management Certification of Completion
Who Should Attend
Senior Leaders, Mid-level & Team Leaders, Directors
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.
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Gordon Y Billard Professor of Finance
Professor Paul Asquith is a specialist in corporate finance and a media source for the field of corporate finance and control, including mergers, dividend policy, financial distress, and market efficiency. MIT Sloan program students have recognized Asquith with 13 Teaching Excellence Awards.
Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
An expert in corporate finance, entrepreneurship, and organizational economics, Professor Antoinette Schoar researches venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate diversification, governance, and capital budgeting decisions in firms.
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master's Programs
Jake Cohen oversees MIT Sloan’s portfolio of degree programs, as well as the Offices of Admissions, Student Life, and Career Development. He is responsible for setting strategy for undergraduate and Master's programs.
I now have great understanding of financial concepts. The professors’ ability to simplify the concepts, and the assignment tips, was amazing. I really appreciated the examples of the financial models.
Director of Sales Operations
The lectures from the professors were incredibly well done. The level of content they covered, the examples they provided, and the interactions with the professors were all excellent.
I really enjoyed the introduction of financial information and concepts that deepen business and strategic knowledge, as well as new vocabulary and a more rigorous understanding of the challenges facing business decision-makers.
Chief Strategy Officer
Not for Profit Company
Our programs are designed for busy professionals. Participants are expected to spend 4-5 hours each week watching video lectures and completing assignments. There are also live online sessions most weeks, which last 1-1.5 hours each.
Our leadership development programs last 6 weeks. Additionally, you will complete a short orientation prior to the official start of the program.
Upon successfully completing the program, you will receive a certificate of completion from the sponsoring business school. ExecOnline provides non-degree programs for which no grades or university credits are provided.
Our programs are designed for busy leaders—managers, directors, VPs, and C-suite—with the drive and desire to solve their organization’s critical business challenges. Our short, focused programs allow you to develop solutions for both near- and long-term challenges—without disrupting your day-to-day responsibilities.
Yes. You will develop a project of your choosing that addresses your organization’s critical business challenges. At the completion of the program, you will have produced an implementation-ready project, designed to make a fiscal and business impact.
Yes. You can stay connected to ExecOnline through our alumni group, which allows you to interact with peers to generate support and networking opportunities.