Chicago Booth Approach to Finance

Explore the language of business from the Chicago Booth perspective.

Over eight weeks, you’ll acquire the frameworks and tools to analyze and interpret financial statements and understand an organization’s financial performance and overall health. You’ll
emerge with a solid grasp of essential finance and accounting principles to become a more impactful decision-maker.

90 %

What percentage of the decisions people make are based on emotion?

95 %

What percentage of purchasing decisions are subconscious?

100 %

What percentage of business leaders can capitalize on their understanding of behavioral economics?

Distinctive Online Learning Features

FLEXIBLE METHOD

Our online learning method adapts to your schedule, commitments, and needs. In addition to self-paced content, our programs incorporate knowledge checks, interactive discussion boards, and live sessions to bring content to life.

USER-FRIENDLY PLATFORM

Navigate program content with ease using a simple interface that offers a seamless learning experience.

TAILORED GUIDANCE

Throughout the program, you’ll be accompanied by an expert mentor to answer your questions and provide feedback on your work.

Your Chicago Booth Professor

Haresh Sapra

Haresh Sapra

Charles T. Horngren Professor of Accounting

Professor Haresh Sapra studies the real effects of accounting measurement policies, disclosure regulation, and corporate governance. His research has been published in journals that include The Accounting Review and Games and Economic Behavior.

By completing this program, you’ll...

Certificate of Completion
Coming Soon: Chicago Booth’s The Chicago Booth Approach to Finance Workshop with global location options—Booth’s Hong Kong or Chicago campus.
Past CBAF— Online program participants are eligible for exclusive CBAF Workshop pricing.

Upon program completion, you'll also...

Have learned from a world-class faculty within a university associated with 99 Nobel laureates.

Be awarded a certificate of completion and a digital credential of your accomplishment.

Become a member of the global Chicago Booth Executive Education network.

Program Modules

Faculty-Led Live-Online Sessions

This program features three live-online sessions—a unique opportunity to put theory into practice immediately to amplify your learning and see results. These required sessions not only offer an opportunity to reflect and receive real-time feedback with faculty and peers, but also integrate interactive that can only be taught in a live environment. Participants are expected to attend at least two of the three live sessions to maximize their growth. If a participant is unable to attend a session, an extra asynchronous assignment must be submitted to complete the program.

This program is an excellent fit for:

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What our participants have to say:

David Cone
David Cone Global Founding Partner/COO at DNA Consulting GroupExecutive at Cloudera, Inc.
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“The program provided a solid overview of the language of finance and many examples of reports and issues a finance team encounters. Challenging assignments compelled me to delve into the material covered and do some additional research online.”
Marco David Carrasco Rodriguez
Marco David Carrasco RodriguezProject Manager at Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A.
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Marco David Carrasco Rodriguez Project Manager at Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. “The program is fantastic, blending live classes, faculty guidance, and specialized material that is easy to learn.”
Mary Pelzer
Mary PelzerConsultant at Trenton Corporation
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“I learned a lot throughout the program. I found it challenging (and tough at times), but the live sessions with Professor Sapra and Joy were extremely helpful. Well organized, the program provided an engaging learning environment that kept my attention.”

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