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Finance for Non-Financial Managers (2-day)

    This programme is aimed at those managers for whom finance is not a significant part of their responsibility, but who will benefit from understanding it in more depth. They will be from all sectors, including private, public and not-for-profit.

Course Information:

Online 8 hours Flexible£850.00
In-House Agreed with client FlexiblePOA
In-house 2 days 02-AugPOA
London 2 days 01-Nov£1,250.00


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    Who should attend?

      • Those who are new managers or managers wanting a refresher
      • Budget holders who want to create and manage their budgets more effectively
      • Operations managers who want to know more about cost management and projects
      • Sales and marketing employees who want to understand financial statements
      • Anyone who needs to understand key accounting concepts, and improve forecasting and cost management skills
      • Managers who are about to be promoted into positions that require financial literacy
      • Managers facing financial decisions or expect to make a contribution to a wider planning process.



      • Describe fundamental bookkeeping and accounting concepts enabling them to manage the financial aspects of their role more effectively
      • Compare the different approaches taken in the public and private sector
      • Make sense of key financial statements and some key ratios
      • Manage financial aspects of projects more effectively
      • Participate more knowledgeably in the budgeting process


    Key Financial Concepts and Principles

      • Bookkeeping versus accounting
      • Cash accounting versus accrual accounting and use in private and public sectors
      • Types of accounts in General Ledger, their purpose and the chart of accounts
      • Double-entry bookkeeping concepts and implications
      • Depreciation and amortisation

    Building an Effective Budget

      • Public sector v. Private sector budgeting differences in purpose, processes and motive.
      • Budgetary methodologies, incremental and zero-based
      • Budget and variance analysis
      • End of week quiz to appraise learning achieved

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