Executive Education
Finance Bootcamp for Non-Finance Leaders

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Finance is the language of business. It helps determine if the needs/wants of division or department leaders support an organization’s strategy and long-term financial health.

Finance is more than saying "no" to investment requests, doing “data analysis” or just providing reports. Being good at Finance helps you become a better/faster decision maker, act as true business partner, drive action to results, and operate with an ownership mentality!

We believe that finance should be a cross-functional skill, and our program reflects this philosophy. We'll help you learn how to apply financial analysis and decision-making techniques to your work, no matter what your role is in the organization. 

What participants are saying:

The curriculum was tailored to the students present, drawing from their individual experiences, questions and real-world examples. We were able to get specific and we learned from each other. As a result, the insights I gained were relevant and immediately applicable to my work.

Missy KilpatrickBusiness Manager


Program Details

Program Dates

Spring 2024

  • Wednesdays from March 27 – April 24 12:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
  • Tuesdays 1:30 – 2:30 pm  - Optional coaching session to learn how to apply new skills in your current work environment

Delivery Method



$1,950 per participant

Promotions and Available Discounts

  • Discounts are available for Ohio State University employees, OSUWMC employees, Veterans, employees from non-profit organizations and organizations who send three or more employees.  For more information about discounts please contact Meredith Conder at conder.11@osu.edu.

Prospective Participant Profile

This program is valuable for...

  • This program is valuable for anyone who needs to better understand the role of finance and how they can work with them to improve their organization and overall Company results.
  • Professionals and executives in operations, sales, marketing, IT, facilities, HR or administration.
  • Mid-level or senior managers from any functional area with budget or operational decision-making responsibility line.

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Course Takeaways

What You Will EarnExample certificate of completion

Once you successfully complete the program, you will be eligible to receive a certificate of completion from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business. You may proudly display this certificate in your office or home to showcase your accomplishment. You may also add this certificate to the licenses and certifications section of your LinkedIn profile. This will allow you to showcase your newly acquired experience to your network and stand out in your field.

We also value your commitment to learning, and as a token of appreciation, we offer a 10% discount on future topic-based programs you wish to pursue through Executive Education at Fisher College of Business. We believe that learning is a lifelong journey, and we are proud to be a part of yours.

  • Gain practical knowledge to analyze company data and discuss the financial implications of operations, marketing, sales, product development, research & development, etc. with key decision-makers in your organization

  • Gain clear insight into ways your decisions can influence company performance and value, using Microsoft Excel to model different financial and investment scenarios

  • Review an organization’s annual reports and statements found online to assess a firm's future prospects and value to determine risk

  • Feel more confident understanding financial statements and leveraging your knowledge for your own investments

  • Learn how to apply forecasting and simulation techniques to solve financial problems (example: Monte Carlo Simulation)

Our Faculty

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Jennie McAndrew
Education Program Senior Specialist, Executive Education