Explores foundational concepts in the areas of quantitative methods, finance, accounting and microeconomics. Core concepts related to the interpretation of financial statements and the analysis of cash flow statements as they relate to strategic and operational financial planning will be covered. Both microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts will be discussed. A conceptual understanding of the role data analysis and decision-making have on the business organization will be reviewed. This course will utilize business resource tools such as EXCEL spreadsheets.