Presentation Style: Tutor-led Classroom
Duration: 1 Days
Course Time: 09:30 - 16:30hrs
Course Location: Northampton
Cost: Public Courses: £375 + VAT per delegate (call for group discounts)
Closed Courses: please enquire
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Learning outcomes for this Finance for Non-Financial Managers training course

This one-day course is designed to help delegates:

  • Improve their financial knowledge and understanding of key financial terms
  • Learn how to read accounts and analyse financial information
  • Feel more confident in discussing financial decisions and their interplay with strategy
  • Understand how to manage budgets more effectively

Course Content

Understanding Financial Statements and Reports
  • Accounts: how are they structured and why they are needed
  • P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow: what they tell us and why we need to read them together
  • Financial jargon: answering your questions on financial terminology
  • Cash flow management: understanding the difference between cash and profit, and why cash matters to your organisation
Using and Working with Financial Reports
  • Learn the key questions needed to read and interpret financial reports
  • Review and apply key ratios to analyse financial performance
  • Learn how to link finance back to your company’s wider business strategy
Budgeting for Better Results
  • Preparing a budget: good practice, planning and forecasting
  • Budgeting Cast Study: how to challenge assumptions and budget for best results
  • Budgeting approaches: looking at budgeting methodologies and practices

Additional Information

  • Buffet lunch included and free parking (only for courses held at Paradise Training Centre)
  • Joining instructions will be sent prior to attending the course