finance training programs

Why should organizations invest in finance training of their employees?

CFO asks his CEO, “What happens if we invest in developing our people, and then they leave the company?” CEO answers, “What happens if we do not, and they stay?” This is an old joke, but it is remarkable how relevant it is even today. The cost-conscious thinking hat of an organization believes training is an overhead cost. However, leaders with the wisdom of running a successful organization know the importance of training and its implication on productivity and morale of [...]

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A Brief Introduction to CFA®

People harboring the ambition of working in the finance industry would have heard of the CFA® Program. In this article, we will examine what the CFA® Program entails. We will explore in detail what this course is about, who is eligible and why one should pursue the CFA® Program. What is CFA® Program? Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) Program is a professional credential for finance professionals. The CFA® Program is run by CFA® Institute, a global association of investment professionals. It is [...]

Why Financial Ratios are Significant and How to Decode them

  Don’t ever let your business get ahead of the financial side of your business. Accounting, accounting, accounting. Know your numbers. Tilman J. Fertitta, Billionaire Business Magnate Knowing numbers is essential to make sense of the health of the business and to be able to improve the profitability. One of the most popular and effective ways to analyze a business is using ratio analysis. You can understand the strengths, weaknesses, and progress of a business by learning ratio analysis. Also, ratio analysis [...]

Top Finance Skills that can get you Better Salary

In today’s world one has to continuously upskill to stay relevant for their current jobs as well as for their next role. To help you get a better picture, we looked at some data from PayScale for Finance Managers and have created an Infographic titled “Top Finance skills that can get you a better salary”. This data will help you understand how skills and geography impact the salaries of mid-career Finance professionals and what you can do to stay [...]

Learn How to Read and Make a Balance Sheet

Making your business successful involves, not just strategies, products, and people but also finances. Then what is the foundation of a successful business? The bedrock is money and its management. In formal language, it is called Financial Management. However, the term scares many people away and tricks them into thinking that those working in the finance department should be the ones to know how to manage the organization’s money. It is unfortunate that this assumption has been the reason [...]