Financial Management for Non-Financial Executives

Virtual Live | 08 – 22 May 2021 | Synchronous 3 Week

This course is designed to provide managers with a foundation in the key concepts underlying the analysis and execution of financial decisions. The course blends theory with practice with special focus on what a manager needs to know when confronted with financial information on which decisions must be made. Topics include: time value of money, valuation principles, risk and return, capital budgeting , cost of capital, capital structure, working capital management, international finance and risk management. The pedagogical approach makes minimal use of mathematics (simple algebra, at most). However, extensive use is made of the financial calculator..

This is a not-for-credit course. E-certificates of Completion will be issued to participants upon the satisfactory completion of the course.

Gain a strong foundation in the essentials of financial management.

Understand the key concepts underlying the analysis and execution of financial decisions.

About Professor Mark Castelino

Professor Mark Castelino is an Associate Professor of Finance.

His areas of interest are investments, futures and option markets, and hedging. He has published in some of the leading journals in finance, including the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Financial Research, as well as, in a special millennium issue of the Journal of Futures Markets. The six articles selected were described as being at the forefront of the next stage of development in the field. Professor Castelino has also co-authored “Inside the Financial Futures Markets” with a leading authority on the subject

Professor Castelino designs and develops financial applications software which is used for consulting, as well as, in Rutgers’ domestic and international EMBA programs.

“Finance has become so technical” says Mark, “that when I read a research article it often seems to be written in a foreign language–Greek. This inspired me to use my engineering background, to create applications software as a pedagogical tool. It is important to me for a non-mathematician to understand the core concepts of finance.” Professor Castelino’s software is highly appreciated with many of his ex-students repeatedly requesting updates.

Professor Castelino’s teaching record is outstanding. His regular classes are generally over-subscribed. In fact, his Investment Analysis Elective has been consistently selected by the EMBAs ever since it was initially introduced over a …


S$3,740 inclusive of GST, course materials and e-certificate.

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Payment is due 14 days prior to the start date of the program.

Course Schedule
Date Time (SGT)
Session 1 Saturday, May 08, 2021 8am to noon
Session 2 Sunday, May 09, 2021 8am to noon
Session 3 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 7pm to 11pm
Session 4 Thursday, May 13, 2021 7pm to 11pm
Session 5 Saturday, May 15, 2021 8am to noon
Session 6 Sunday, May 16, 2021 8am to noon
Session 7 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7pm to 11pm
Session 8 Thursday, May 20, 2021 7pm to 11pm
Session 9 Saturday, May 22, 2021 8am to noon

Group Enrollment

We encourage organizations to send multiple senior personnel to Rutgers Executive Education programs to leverage the impact of a program within your team or company. If you send three or more personnel to a Rutgers program of up to 30% off the retail list price. See individual programs or contact us for further information.

Executive Development Program

Rutgers’ understands that functional expertise is not enough when moving to senior roles that require broader skill sets. Our Executive Leadership Program is designed for successful functional, country, or unit managers preparing to take on higher roles within their organization, requiring them to lead beyond their areas of education and experience.

Rutgers Business School Asia Pacific, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

CPE/UEN#: 201019419W.
Registration Period:
22 May 2020 to 21 May 2024


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