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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Our Finance for Non-Financial Managers course is ideal for managers who want to have a better understanding of how the financial aspects of an organisation are managed. On these basic accounts course you will learn elementary accounting principles.  You will also understand how the balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statements interact.

By the end of the Finance for Non-Financial Managers course you will have an understanding of basic accounting terminology. We will show you how to use Ratios to gain a better understanding of how a business is faring financially. This will help you to make financially informed management decisions.

You will learn accounting terminology. Why certain things are recorded in a set of accounts and why some things are sometimes left out. You will learn how to use Ratios to gain a better understanding of a company’s profitability, liquidity, and solvency and understand how these ratios can help you make investment decisions. You will look at the importance of managing working capital and cash flow, budgeting and looking for trends.

Course Content

  • Key jargon and accountancy terminology
  • Detailed analysis of items on a Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Account and Cash Flow Statement
  • The relationship between Cash flow, Profit and Loss and balance sheets
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Management information and performance management
  • Company finance
  • Investment decisions
  • Analysing a set of accounts

Anyone who is in a role where they need to understand how their business is managed financially. This training course is ideal for people who feel baffled by a set of accounts and want to feel more confident when using accounts and gain a basic understanding of financial management.

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Crisp Professional Development

Crisp Professional Development, Pynes Hill Business Centre,
Exeter, Devon EX2 5JL

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Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Vegetarian and meat lunch options are provided. Regrettably we are unable to cater for any other specific dietary requirements. If this applies to you, please bring your preferred choice of lunch and snacks with you.
£ 249.00 / 2 Credits

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