NYU Finance Academy
The NYU Finance Academy aims to provide a core set of competencies, including best practices and knowledge of NYU finance processes and policies and related technical skills, for administrators in finance related positions to expand their knowledge base, equip them with a foundational set of skills and knowledge, and expand their networks and contributions.
Mid-level (Band 53/54), employees in good standing who will benefit from an immersive curriculum, can commit to the time for the sessions, apply the learning to their work, and have at least 50% of their responsibility in one or more of the following areas:
- Budget and Planning
- Financial Analysis
- Accounting and Reporting
- Grants Administration
- Financial Compliance, Internal Audit or Risk Management
- Financial Operations and Treasury
|Content Area||Course Type||Instructor||Proposed Date|
|Introductory Survey Course||Required||
|September 14, 2021|
|Budgeting 1||Required||TBD||October 13, 2021|
|Budgeting 2||Required||TBD||November 10, 2021|
Designing, Creating, and
Validating Financial Models and
Developing Tuition Forecasts
|December 14, 2021|
|Variance Reporting and Analysis||
||TBD||January 12, 2022|
Not-For-Profit Finance, Treasury,
Endowments and Operations
|February 16, 2022|
Fundraising and Gifts
|March 16, 2022|
Sponsored Programs and
|April 13, 2022|
|May 11, 2022|
|Enterprise Risk Management||Required||Jasmine de Nully||June 15, 2022|
Using Tools, including Artificial
Intelligence, to Automate Financial
|July 13, 2022|
highlighting synthesis and
application of key concepts
and selected SMEs
|August 17, 2022|
- Seven courses over eight sessions will be required for all participants.
- Participants will be required to complete a minimum of one elective and are encouraged to complete all additional electives.
- Prerequisite coursework (i.e. iLearn courses, Lynda modules) may be required by instructors.
- Participants will be assessed through a capstone presentation and will submit a final paper that summarizes their progress on how they applied the concepts that they learned in their work at the schools/departments.
Application Process and Timeline
Participants will self-nominate by completing a Qualtrics survey by no later than June 30, available at http://bit.ly/nyu_finance_academy Their supervisors will also be asked to provide a letter of recommendation and to confirm funding support ($1,500 per participant). Applications will be reviewed by School/Unit FOs, the Executive Sponsor, and the Project Team. All participants will be notified of their status by early August 2021. Accepted participants will be expected to attend all required modules in-person.