The managerial financial planning and analysis concentration is designed to cover the fundamental concepts and techniques of financial reporting, planning, and analysis used by accounting and financial professionals to plan and support the successful management of a business.
You learn the basic frameworks and processes of financial planning, through budgeting, from forecasting monthly, quarterly, and annual business results to long-range strategic planning. That includes how to prepare, analyze, and report financial and operational reviews for a business.
You gain the analytical skills necessary to provide financial support for day-to-day management decisions. Thus, this concentration is particularly relevant if you plan to work within the finance and/or accounting functions of various-sized businesses ranging from startups to large multinationals. It’s also ideal for current or aspiring entrepreneurs.