Finance for non-Financial Managers Course (1 Day)


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Our one-day Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course aims to clarify effectively how to analyse and interpret financial figures and reports. The course will help you relate the financial numbers to the real business meaning underneath them. Additionally, it will help you spot warning signals, understand key performance targets to drive revenue and margins and appraise capital spending.

Finance for non-Financial Managers Course

A tutor-led one-day virtual classroom course with a qualified financial professional. Virtual Classroom training enables the trainer to provide live tuition to the group and a fully interactive discussion between the trainer and learners. If preferred, a more in-depth two-day version is available.

Course Content

  • Understanding the Balance Sheet
  • Key financial terminologies
  • Ratio analysis to real company accounts in practical terms
  • Management of working capital and liquidity
  • Cash-flow and Profits
  • Understanding the P&L
  • CAPEX vs¬†OPEX
  • Understanding the CashFlow Statement
  • Financial Accruals and Accrual Concepts
  • Cost control and management; categorisation of costs
  • Looking at business cases and real accounts
  • Introduction to Financial KPIs
  • Achieve business targets using financial data
  • Use real case studies to bring the subject to life

Dates and Duration

The course runs for one day from 10:30 to 16:30 in a virtual classroom.

Suitable for

Managers and Professionals with a non-financial background. At the managerial level, it is likely that you will have to interpret financial data to make business decisions, attend financial meetings and manage budgets. This course is ideal for developing a good understanding of financial knowledge.

Past Clients

  • Oracle – we provide Finance for Non-Financial People training to Oracle across the globe.
  • Brewdog
  • Cotswolds Company
  • Coventry Building Society
  • Amco
  • ICRC
  • Cares UK
  • Oracle
  • Arysta
  • and many more

“Excellent trainer. Obviously very knowledgeable and dealt with everybody’s questions well. I particularly liked the whiteboard approach.”

“Excellent course, thank you! The information was presented clearly and in simple English, which is very much appreciated for us non-finance people!” Paul R, Senior Consulting

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Clear, practical insight into financial issues. Gain the confidence to understand the meaning of financial information and how to make business decisions.


  • Ability to understand financial information and get the real meaning
  • Gain the confidence to use financial information to make business decisions
  • Make practical use of the knowledge gained in various areas
  • Confidence in dealing with financial data, reports, etc.
  • A CPD Standards Certificate in Finance to build your CV
  • Gain CPD Points on conclusion
  • New skills and knowledge can open up new opportunities
  • Discuss financial terms at work with confidence