Finance for Non-Financial Managers


Aims of the course

This course is ideal for people who have very little formal financial knowledge. It aims to explain finance in simple terms as well as introducing participants to financial activities that take place at work. Participants will leave with a new confidence, allowing them to effectively manage the financial requirements of their role and to participate in financially driven conversations. 

Who will benefit from attending?

The course is open to anyone needing help with their financial know-how. It is popular with managers, team leaders and other members of staff who have to deal with financial issues within their roles.

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Main Group

Participants will learn to:

  • Use key, common financial terminology
  • Assess financial accounts, statements and reports
  • Understand financial reports and statistics
  • Understand capital expenditure and operational expenditure
  • Review financial information
  • Manage budgets effectively

Key topics covered:

  • Finance within the work setting
  • Understanding management accounts
  • Profit and loss, cash flow and balance sheets
  • Working capital management
  • Cost control and cost categorisation
  • Cash flow control
  • Liquidity
  • Action planning

What is included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.