Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance for Non-Financial Managers


Finance is the language of business. Are you up acquainted with all financial jargon, figures, financial statements presented to you?

The workshop will guide you through the basic principles of:

  • Understanding financial statements
  • Interpreting the balance sheet and income statements
  • Understanding cash flow
  • Understanding financial jargon such as working capital capex, capital employed, reserves, break-even cost accounting and all the key financial ratios.

Once you have completed the workshop, you will understand:

  • How to read and understand financial statements
  • Basic double-entry accounting
  • What affects the bottom line
  • Budgeting and financial forecasts
  • Basic financial ratios
  • Profitability vs. cash flow
  • Elements of the balance sheet, funding and gearing
  • Statutory aspects of business and the various entity types
  • Auditors vs. Accounting Officers
  • Financial strategy and how you can positively influence profitability

Benefits of Attending

Participants will equip themselves with all underlying principles and skills of finance.

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