Financial Management and Budgeting

  • Online delivery
  • eClass
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites

Stu­dents will learn the basics of finan­cial prac­tices with­in orga­ni­za­tions includ­ing how to read finan­cial state­ments, how to make and under­stand finan­cial deci­sions, and how to cre­ate a bud­get. Addi­tion­al­ly, an intro­duc­tion to con­cepts of man­age­r­i­al finance will be exam­ined. Stu­dents will explore finan­cial deci­sion-mak­ing skills and learn how to use finan­cial infor­ma­tion effectively.

Course at a glance
  • Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
  • Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
  • Aimed at individuals in supervisory or management positions who wish to upgrade or sharpen their managerial abilities, this course will also benefit prospective or aspiring managers ready to take the next step in their careers.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the accounting cycle.
  • Compile financial statements from various asset, liability, equity, revenue, and expense accounts.
  • Use various financial ratios to determine the financial wellness of an entity.
  • Prepare and use budgets and analyze budget variances.
  • Complete a cost-volume-profit analysis at an introductory level.
  • Compute break-even points in dollars and units.
  • Compute and use the operating leverage ratio.
  • Prepare a relevant cost and revenue analysis for management decisions including outsourcing, special order pricing, and product mix decisions.
Take note:

  • This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
  • Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
  • A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
  • Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

Offered:


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.

Frank Saccucci

Your Instructor

Frank Saccucci

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday evening (Wed)
Sep 16, 2020Dec 9, 2020
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Textbook

Required

Franco Saccucci

Financial Mgmt & Budgeting Course Pack

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • There is no class on Wednes­day, Novem­ber 11, 2020. This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until September 16, 2020. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Frank Saccucci

Your Instructor

Frank Saccucci

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

All of us at Extension are looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual classrooms this season with courses that are tailor-made for online delivery. Join us!
Weekday evening (Wed)
Jan 13, 2021Mar 31, 2021
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

6:15 pm – 9:30 pm

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Textbook

Required

Franco Saccucci

Financial Mgmt & Budgeting Course Package

custom edition

UofA Book­store: 780.492.4215, www​.book​store​.ual​ber​ta​.ca

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put (such as a micro­phone-equipped head­set) is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • 39 course hours in total
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until January 13, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts.
Currently counts towards

* If you are already enroled in this program, please refer to your specific program requirements as outlined at the time of your admission: Bear Tracks > Academic Advisement.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

We recommend that you apply to the program as soon as possible to lock in your course requirements as they are subject to change.

Looking for different course dates?

New course schedules are released each June and November.

  • 2 scheduled
  • Online delivery
  • 39 hour course, no prerequisites


Fall courses: all online

All courses will be delivered online, including many that were previously unavailable in the online format.

If you do see a program on our website announced as an in-person or downtown Edmonton offering, please disregard the format – but not the program. There will be no in-person offerings through the Faculty of Extension for the Fall term.

Get ready to keep learning! Register for a course and join us online this Fall.