fin585 | Graduate

Financial Controlling

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This course analyzes several topics concerning financial control. Students will explore, design, and use the cost management systems, financial performance measures for enhancing firm value, managerial incentive contracts and accounting data, and management accounting. Other topics include managing earnings and financial ratios, and use of balanced scorecard to evaluate financial/nonfinancial managerial performance.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Organizational Expectations of the Controller

    • Determine strategies to sustain investor relations.
    • Develop strategies for tax planning.

    Financial Controller Roles

    • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the controller for the financial function.
    • Describe the controller's role in financial communications with stakeholders.

    Measuring Financial Performance

    • Summarize the role of a CFO.
    • Determine the financial performance of an organization.
    • Differentiate between the different types of operational accounting.

    Evaluating the Organization's Performance

    • Integrate financial performance measurements.
    • Determine the role of internal controls on corporate performance.
    • Use the Fast Close.

    Operational Accounting

    • Measure organizational performance.
    • Manage decisions based on metrics.

    Ethical Practices and Employees

    • Determine strategies and policies to establish ethical practices through internal control systems.
    • Summarize the role of the hiring process in operational efficiency.
    • Reflect on the importance of supervising employees.
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