Short Program

Speaking the Language of Business

A 3-day program will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to understand the numbers and speak the language of business.

This program will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to understand the numbers and speak the language of business. Through a series of discussions, exercises, and case studies, you’ll discover the meaning in the numbers and learn how to use your company’s financial data to build effective strategies for managing your company's financial resources.

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What You Will Learn

You'll learn ideas and techniques you can apply right away, including:

  • How to assess and recognize financial risks in advance
  • Interpreting the financial strength of a product line, division or company
  • Methods for identifying factors that improve your cash cycle
  • Unlocking financial disclosures, your own and your competitors

Who Should Attend

  • Small business owners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Marketing managers
  • Operations managers
  • Technology/product-line managers
  • Rising supervisors with budgetary responsibility

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Continuing Education Credits

2.25 hours of CEUs.

This program has limited seats so please register early. If the program session becomes full, you will be notified if you must be placed on the wait list.

Scheduled Dates
Wed, Apr 12 - Fri, Apr 14 2023
On Campus

401 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN

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Program at a Glance
Length 3 Days
Cost $3395

Cost includes tuition and instructional materials.


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What Participants Say

“The best hands-on accounting concepts for the non-accounting manager I’ve ever attended!”

"Great background builder. Would highly recommend, especially to members just joining an executive management team."

"Great overall perspective for business management. You will gain knowledge on key factors to consider in any environment—both basic and in-depth principles in a clear, concise and usable manner."


Rita Gunn
Assistant Professor of Accounting

Through her research on earn-outs, corporate inversions, and private targets, Rita Gunn uncovers accounting trends that challenge popular assumptions.

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Hunter Land
Assistant Professor of Accounting

Professor Land’s research at better understanding the role of accounting information in capital markets and society by examining the underlying determinants and economic consequences of financial reporting decisions.

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