“How Thinking Like An Accountant Helps You Make Smarter Decisions” is a free learning guide prepared by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Financial considerations factor into nearly every decision made by a company, nonprofit, or government agency. If you want to understand more about why certain decisions are made or, even better, make smarter and more persuasive decisions yourself, tapping into your accounting knowledge can help.
This concise and helpful guide evaluates several common business situations through the eyes of an accountant. If you want to become a bigger asset to your organization, understanding how money flows through it is a critical skill. Deep accounting knowledge upgrades your business IQ and improves your financial savvy.