Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Finance for Non-Finance Managers

— Offered by Sam M. Walton College of Business —

Finance and accounting are the languages of business. Are you fluent? Learn how to interpret your organization’s financial statements and determine how your decisions impact them.

This course contains five modules- each has a video lesson, reading assignment, and an assessment.

Upon successfully completion, a certificate will be provided. This course has been pre-approved for SHRM and HRCI recertification credits, but if you wish to receive recertification credits for another professional certification, the certificate can be used to self report those hours to the certifying body of your choice.


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will understand:

  • Income statements
  • Balance sheets
  • Cash dividends
  • Financing and debt


Online / On-demand

Approximately 10 hours of online instruction. Course participants have 6 weeks from the date of enrollment to complete the course.





Vernon Richardson

Dr. Vernon Richardson

Distinguished Professor of Accounting and the Glezen Chair



The University of Arkansas Global Campus is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP

The University of Arkansas Global Campus is recognized by SHRM to offer 10 Recertification Credit(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

HR Certification Institute Pre-Approved

This activity is approved from the HR Certification Institute for 10 Business Recertification Credit(s) towards the aPHR®, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi® and SPHRi® certifications.


HRCI recertification hours processed by the Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association, Inc.