If you have a strong understanding of financial principles and reports, you’ll have a better chance at success. This is true whether you’re pursuing a career in finance or not. Financial management requires much more than analyzing accounting records. It’s important to note how financial data and calculations are used to support an organization’s work, finances, and decision making.
In this discussion, you’ll introduce yourself to the class and reflect on finance, your experience, and this course.
Create one initial post and follow up with at least two response posts.
For your initial post, address the following:
- Please tell the class about yourself and your educational or professional background.
- Have you ever used financial documents (such as tax returns and financial statements) to make a personal or business decision? Explain.
- What terms or concepts come to mind when you think about finance?
- What concerns or excites you about the course?