Finance Essentials

Mar 07, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Terry Executive Education Center
3475 Lenox Road, Atlanta, GA 30326



​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.
  • Learn about the cost and benefits of commonly used investment approaches.
  • Be prepared to defend your data by applying investment and cash flow analysis principles. 
Program includes course materials, snacks, meals, and parking

Certificate in Business Leadership

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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. 
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