Financial Management for Engineers


In today’s workplace, it is nearly impossible for an engineer to perform without considering the financial impact of every action on the organization’s bottom line. Traditional industrial engineering decision-making tools are not always sufficient to help cut through to the bottom line. Make your profit center shine with sound financial management to supplement good engineering and other technology. This course introduces basic financial management to engineers and technical personnel who need this knowledge to manage a profit center effectively. Learn practical solutions as well as all the jargon of the trade. A must for newly minted managers from the engineer ranks. The course also covers the analysis necessary for such long-term financial decisions as issuance of stock or bonds; contracting of leases or loans and financing of a new enterprise; mergers, capital budgeting, the cost of capital, and the valuation of a business.

What You Will Learn:
  • Accounting basics
  • Budgets
  • Capital budgeting
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Engineering economics and depreciation
  • Financial dashboard
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Tax implications
What you will gain:

Upon completion of this course, you will walk away with the following skills:

  • Create a budget and track performance
  • Create a financial dashboard reflecting key metrics
  • Evaluate the economic viability for capital investments
  • Interpret financial statements
Who should attend:
  • New or entry-level engineering supervisors
  • Project managers
  • New executives
  • Senior management
Continuing Education Units

CEUs: 2.1 (CEUs provided by request only)

USC Viterbi School of Engineering Certificate of Participation is awarded to all participants upon successful completion of course.

Why Consider a Custom Course for Your Organization?

Custom courses provide the opportunity to create an educational program that meets the specific needs of your organization. The following are a few reasons why our clients have chosen USC Viterbi School of Engineering as their program provider:

  • Interest in connecting with USC experts for real organizational issues
  • Engineering training and executive education opportunities in a condensed period of time
  • Educational opportunities at multiple company sites through on-site training and/or distance offerings to several sites simultaneously
  • Preference for providing Continuing Education Units (CEUs) rather than degree-oriented academic units
  • Overall flexibility in timing, delivery and pricing

If you are interested in learning more, please contact us by email or at 213-740-4488

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