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Finance for Non Financial Managers

1-Day Course (May be 1 or 2 days if delivered in-house) 


The overall aim is to enable participants to become familiar with the financial processes within a business.


Anyone, especially directors, managers and others who need to add financial awareness to their own skill base and be able to interpret financial information.


  • Interpreting accounts, profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Using financial ratios
  • Understanding accounts, accounting standards and rules
  • Management accounting
  • Controlling working capital, stock, creditors, debtors and cash
  • Budget forecasting and control
  • Cost accounting and control
  • The need to financially appraise capital expenditure projects
  • Company taxation and strategies
  • The economy, the City and financial control


At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of finance and of controlling costs
  • Recognise how budgets are constructed and utilised
  • Interpret financial jargon related to published business accounts and management accounting reports
  • Demonstrate their understanding of cost management, the budgeting process and the need for effective budgetary forecasts and control
  • Demonstrate their understanding of financial techniques associated with capital expenditure and the concept of risk management

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