The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance and Alvernia University have partnered with Coursera, the global online learning platform, so that you can learn new, job-relevant skills to advance your career. NOW, you can learn at your own pace—whenever you want, wherever you want.
The Financial Acumen program is designed to provide you with the tools and insight to understand and communicate effectively on financial issues.
Course 1: Financial Accounting Explained
Learn common accounting tasks including creating journal entries and producing financial statements.
Course 2: Analyzing Company Performance
Learn how to analyze company performance in terms of profitability, liquidity ratios, activity and solvency ratios.
Course 3: Create a Financial Statement using Google Sheets
You will learn the elements of a balance sheet, set up a transaction tab and understand profit and loss data.
Course 4: Finance for Non-Finance Professionals
This capstone course surveys all the major topics covered in a graduate-level finance course, but with a more intuitive approach on a high conceptual level. The goal is to provide a roadmap and framework for how financial professionals make decisions.
Date and Time
Monday Jun 19, 2023
Starts – June 19, 2023
Ends – Sept. 17, 2023
$395/person for Chamber Members;
$495/person for Future Chamber Members
How it Works
Once you complete your registration, Alvernia University will be notified, and you will receive your link to access the program within three business days. You will have 90 days to complete the program. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Coursera.