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Future Skills Short Course

Finance for Business Leaders

Develop the critical financial skills to interpret, communicate, and develop financial budgets and forecasts to drive real-time decisions and support your team or organisation's strategic goals. 

There are no prerequisites
Time commitment
6 weeks, 8 hours per week
There are no prerequisites
Time commitment
6 weeks, 8 hours per week

Level up your skills and qualifications as a digital native

Teaming up with the best in industry, our courses lean into the future of work to deliver the best in structured, mentor-supported, 100% online education.

In today's business world, the ability to develop, interpret, and communicate a financial forecast is no longer reserved for accountants or finance teams. Whether you’re a new, aspiring, or seasoned business leader, developing critical financial skills in research, budget and forecasting, financial reports analysis, and risk assessment is vital to the success of your team or organisation’s strategic goals. 

Build with up-to-date and domestically relevant content, this course teaches real-world financial skills applicable to an organisation's day-to-day. You'll learn the critical techniques used to forecast and manage financial and business performance. This course has been built with leading industry partners BlueRock, REA, and Medibank, so you can feel confident that what you’re studying is best practice and aligned with the desired skillset in the industry.

Career outlook

Take a closer look at what opportunities in the Finance for Business Leaders field.

Job satisfaction

Business Leaders have a job satisfaction of 4/5

Industry growth

it is impossible to be a well-rounded executive today without a willingness and ability to deep dive into financial statements

Salary expectations

The typical salary for a Business Leader role is $90k

Job opportunities

In Australia, there are 270+ jobs available

Course overview

Learn more about our Finance for Business Leaders course in the video below.

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After completing an RMIT Future Skills course, you will earn an RMIT credential which can be validated, recognised and shared on social media platforms.

Course structure

  • Understand common processes and structures that are integral to the financial environment including financial roles, organisational structures, and new ways of working 
  • Learn key financial drivers and how they may differ across businesses 
  • Comprehend the elements of a business strategy in order to identify and formulate critical KPIs 

Learn with industry experts

Luke Frazzetto
Luke Frazzetto Subject Matter Expert

Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Luke Frazzetto. Luke is a Chartered Accountant and Head of Financial Operations at BlueRock where his focus is on partnering with the business units to build financial acumen, drive commercial strategy and achieve sustainable business growth. His consulting experience spans

Sunny Soon
Sunny Soon Expert industry mentor

Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Sunny Soon. Sunny is an experienced financial professional with over 35 years of senior management experience with multinational enterprises across a range of industries including logistics, telecommunications, retail and manufacturing. He is a Certified Practicing Accountant and graduated with an

Learner success team
Learner success teamRMIT Onlines

Our learner success team are here to help you with 1:1 coaching, tips on how to successfully study online, and any questions or concerns you may have.

Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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