Business Financial Planning & Analysis (FPAC®) Certificate Program


Successfully plan and analyze your company’s finances, learn best FP&A practices and elevate your leadership skills

The current economic climate makes the role of corporate financial professionals more critical than ever. But solid financial modeling and forecasting know-how is just one part of the FP&A professional's toolkit. Cross-functional understanding of accounting, finance, corporate strategy and industry trends/dynamics are also needed for success in the profession.

FIU Executive Education’s Business Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) program goes beyond technical issues to provide you with best practices. It enhances leadership skills, executive presence and the ability to effectively “tell the story.” Learn the latest technology and best practices for analyzing trends, building forecasts and creating financial models. Strengthen critical FP&A skills in areas including financial projections (planning, short-term cash flow analysis and forecasting), internal controls and financial reporting.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand, identify and accurately gather qualitative and quantitative information on factors affecting corporate financial performance
  • Understand the entire decision support process, contribute to and be responsible for individual components of the process
  • Identify, assess and adapt processes to changes in the business environment
  • Advance your Excel skills to gain the proficiency required to organize data from disparate sources
  • Elevate your leadership and presentation skills to communicate effectively when reporting to the CFO and CEO and other internal and external stakeholders

Who Will Benefit:

  • CFOs and their staff
  • Business finance and accounting managers
  • Accounting, treasury and financial analysts
  • Business controllers
  • Accounting professionals
  • Chief accounting officers
  • Finance business partners
  • Finance consultants

Experience Level: Intermediate (3+ years in corporate finance role)

Prerequisites/Advance Preparation: None

Delivery Method: Virtual, Live / Instructor-Led

Upcoming Schedule: September 19 to November 28, 2023 / Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Standard Program Fee: The standard program fee is $1,950


General Information/Custom Programs: FIU Business Executive Education can create custom training programs specific to the needs of your organization. Please connect with us by submitting the inquiry form below or contact us 305.348.4217 or


15% discount to companies that enroll three or more employees in a program


The standard program fee is $1,950
  • Program follows the AFP-recommended system for exam preparation, utilizing AFP materials and covering all of the content needed to pass the CTP Exam.
  • Participants will engage in group-discussions, regarding real-life situational cases, along with the mentorship of a professional executive, with exceptional experience in the field.
Florida International University 
Modesto Maidique Campus
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

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