Finance for Non Financial Managers Overview

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Finance

  • What is Finance?
  • Why is Finance So Important?
  • Financial Terminology
  • Key Terms
  • Types of Accounts Used to Record Business Transactions

Module 2: Financial Management Tools

  • Zoho Finance Plus
  • QuickBooks
  • Sage Intacct
  • Oracle Financials Cloud

Module 3: Profit and Loss Accounts

  • Profit and Loss Statement
  • Trading Accounting
  • Differences Between the Trading Account and Profit and Loss Account

Module 4: Understanding Income and Expenditure Accounts

  • Methodology
  • Example

Module 5: Cash and Accruals Account

  • Cash Accounting
  • Accruals Accounting

Module 6: Communicating Effectively with Finance Professionals

  • What is Effective Communication?
  • Communicating Effectively with Finance Professionals

Module 7: Analysing Trends in Financial Flows

  • Techniques to Carry Out Financial Analysis
    • Trend Analysis
    • Common-Size Financial Statement Analysis
    • Percentage Change Financial Statement Analysis
    • Benchmarking

Module 8: Reading Balance Sheets

  • Key Equation
  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Example

Module 9: Constructing a Cash Flow Statement

  • What is Cash Flow?
  • Types of Cash Flow
  • Importance of Cash Flow

Module 10: Build a Budget

  • How to Build a Budget?
  • Budget Preparation
  • Budget Control Cycle
  • Incremental Budgeting
  • When should You Use Incremental Budgeting?
  • Zero Budgeting
  • Developing an Action Plan

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Who should attend this Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course?

The Finance for Non-Financial Managers Training Course is designed for anyone who wants to learn about the basics of finance and how it applies to their business. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course:   

  • Department Managers from non-finance departments
  • Project Managers
  • Marketing Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • HR Managers
  • IT Managers

Prerequisites of the Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course

There are no formal prerequisites for the Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course. However, a basic understanding of business concepts will be extremely beneficial for the delegates.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course Overview

As a manager, having a good understanding of all aspects of the organisation is incredibly important. Obtaining an understanding of finance is especially important as these skills can assist the individual in, for example, understanding how to maximise sales or assessing unnecessary costs.

This Finance for Non-Finance Managers course comes under the topic of Accounting and Finance Training. This topic encompasses several courses that enables delegates to develop their skills and obtain additional training to broaden their understanding of finance. Some of these courses include Bookkeeping Training, Introduction to Credit Control, and Sage 50 Accounts.

This 1-day Finance for Non-Financial Managers Training Course aims to provide candidates with an introduction to the fundamentals of finance, to ensure that the delegate can fulfil their daily or prospective role. This course will focus on several types of finance accounts, how to analyse trends within finance that can be optimised for company growth, and how to create cash flow statements.

Course Objectives

  • To understand fundamental financial concepts and terminologies
  • To analyse and interpret financial statements effectively
  • To develop skills in budgeting, forecasting, and financial decision-making
  • To gain insights into cash flow management and its impact on operations
  • To learn to assess and manage financial risks and returns in business decisions

In this course, delegates will delve into the essential financial principles tailored for non-financial managers. It's designed to demystify financial jargon and concepts, empowering managers to make informed decisions. By the end, attendees will be equipped with practical tools and knowledge to influence and understand their organisation's financial health, enhancing their managerial effectiveness and strategic impact.

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What’s included in this Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors           
  • Finance for Non-Financial Managers Certificate         
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Finance for Non Financial Managers. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Finance for Non Financial Managers, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Finance for Non Financial Managers. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Finance for Non Financial Managers sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Finance for Non Financial Managers at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Finance for Non Financial Managers offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Finance for Non Financial Managers FAQs

Finance for Non-Financial Managers Training equips non-financial professionals with essential financial literacy, covering topics like budgeting, financial statements, and decision-making, fostering a deeper understanding of the financial aspects of business.
Enhance your decision-making skills with the Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course, gaining a comprehensive understanding of financial concepts to contribute effectively to managerial roles and foster organisational success.
There are no prerequisites for attending this Finance for Non-Financial Managers course.
In this Finance for Non Financial Managers Course, delegates will have a 1-day training with our experienced instructors, a digital delegate pack consisting of important notes related to this course, and a certificate after course completion.
The duration for this Finance for Non Financial Managers Training is 1-day.
The Finance for Non-Financial Managers Training Certification equips individuals with skills to understand financial statements, budgeting, and strategic financial decision-making, fostering effective collaboration between non-financial professionals and financial stakeholders.
Upon completion of the Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course, you'll be equipped for roles such as project manager, department head, or executive, confidently making strategic financial decisions within your organisation.
Please contact our customer support team to resolve any issues regarding your course.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking Finance for Non Financial Managers Certification.
The training fees for Finance for Non Financial Managers certification in Philippines starts from $1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Finance for Non Financial Managers.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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