Finance for Project Managers

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About the Course

This course looks at finance from the perspective of the organization’s strategic goals and project selection. The course also considers project planning and resource utilization to control costs and maximize profits. The training provides project managers with the knowledge to confidently discuss project financial issues and project management decisions with senior management and finance professionals.

  • Fundamental financial concepts and terminology
  • Quantitative tools for financial analysis
  • Strategic financial goals and project selection
  • Financial risk tolerance 
  • Impact of upper management financial support throughout the project life cycle
  • Managing project resources to optimize financial performance
  • Types of contracts and resulting financial impact on a project
  • Project performance and financial status reporting

  • Identify financial strategies that influence the decision to bid on a project described in a solicitation 
  • Consider options for balancing project constraints when cost is the driving factor in a project scenario
  • Share workplace project issues and questions for the instructor’s guidance and class discussion
  • Capture key course “take-aways” to help in discussing project financial issues and making project decisions