Applied Finance Certification
Advance Your Career in Finance Today
Jumpstart your financial career with CBE’s certificate of applied finance. This certification offers you a solid foundation of core finance essentials that include using data and analysis to manage financial resources, as well as specialty topics in real estate, insurance and financial planning. Earning this certificate, you'll learn to:
- Develop tools to use financial data for analysis and decision making.
- Discover business decision-making skills from small business to global perspectives.
- Identify insurable risks, and the products to manage them, across industries.
- Develop skills to raise capital for firms of all sizes not traded publicly.
- Explore the larger financial services industry while helping clients plan their financial future.
- Learn to price, market, sell and buy real estate while exploring different types of properties, appraisal methods and ownerships.
With an applied finance certificate from the University of Idaho, you'll be ready to launch or advance your career in:
- Financial Risk Management and Analysis
- Investment and Corporate Banking
- Residential and Commercial Real Estate
Courses for this certificate include:
FIN 301: Financial Resources Management (3 credits)
Develop tools to use financial data for analysis and decision making.
ECON 340: Managerial Economics (3 credits)
Analyze business decisions such as pricing, launching new projects, and motivating employees using perspectives and frameworks from economics.
FIN 322: Insurance (2 credits)
Learn to identify insurable risks in retail, healthcare, homes and property, and the insurance products to manage those risks.
FIN 323: Commercial Finance (1 credit)
Develop skills to raise capital for firms of all sizes, with an emphasis on those not traded publicly.
FIN 324: Real Estate (2 credit)
Learn to price, market, sell and buy both residential and commercial real estate and explore different types of properties, appraisal methods and ownerships.
FIN 325: Financial Planning (1 credit)
Develop skills to help clients plan for financial security, education, retirement and estate while exploring the larger financial services industry.