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Exploring Product Finance

by Curtis Webb

This course will teach you how to leverage product finance concepts and frameworks to manage the finanical health of your organization’s products and services.

What you'll learn

Once an organization has finalized its strategy and vision and has its product sales function in place, Product Managers are tasked with understanding the mechanics of financial statements to manage product performance. Product Managers contribute to the financial forecasting process as well as defining product pricing using industry and competitive information. In this course, Exploring Product Finance, you’ll discover tools and frameworks used to support the organization in managing product finance. First, you'll see how to define and practice understanding financial statements including the income statement and balance sheet. Next, you'll learn how to define forecasting terms and explore a practical forecasting model. Finally, you'll explore pricing models and considerations that will impact your forecasting and financial statements. At the end of this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of exploring product finance needed to contribute to strategic discussions with business leaders.

About the author

Curtis Webb is Senior Director, Head of Disbursements, Visa Direct North America at Visa. Visa aspires to be the best way to be paid by everyone everywhere. Visa Direct is a service that enables money movement use cases domestic and cross-border. Curtis’ team leads business-funded disbursement use case strategy and product management, including labor and wages payouts, emerging and small and medium businesses. His team is also responsible for established use cases like government, loan disbursem... more

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