Finance Essentials

Date:
Sep 27, 2017
Time:
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:
Terry Executive Education Center
3475 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30326
Cost:
$950

Overview

​By understanding to what extent a particular unit, project or idea adds value to an organization, we can better allocate scarce resources and improve operational and financial decision making in a way that creates economic value.

Gain the tools and concepts that help you use financial data for decision making, analysis, and valuation. Learn how to better communicate the basis of your decisions and compete successfully for scarce resources.

Who Will Benefit

Individual contributors and managers alike.

Career Impact

  • Master basic valuation tools and techniques: the time value of money and basic stock and bond valuation
  • Implement commonly used investment analysis tools: including IRR, payback and NPV, and the costs and benefits of each approach.
  • Learn how to use discounted cash flow analysis to make capital spending decisions: identifying incremental cash flows, how to treat opportunity costs and sunk costs.
  • Be prepared to defend your data: effectively using the investment analysis and cash flow analysis tools.
Program includes course materials, snacks, meals, and parking

Certificate in Business Leadership

Earn a University of Georgia Certificate in Business Leadership by completing this course and four other Leadership courses.  Learn more by clicking here - http://executive.terry.uga.edu/businessleadership
Stuart Gillian PhD

Dr. Stuart Gillan is a lecturer at Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia. Dr. Gillan’s experience includes time as Associate Chief Economist at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, Senior Research Fellow with the TIAA-CREF Institute, along with Academic appointments at Texas Tech University, Arizona State University, the University of Delaware, the University of Hong Kong, and the University of Otago.  

He is co-editor of the Journal of Corporate Finance, Associate Editor at the Review of Financial Studies, Associate Editor at Accounting and Finance, and on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. Dr. Gillan received his Bachelor of Commerce and Masters of Commerce from the University of Otago, New Zealand and his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas, Austin.