Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

Course Information

Many of us flinch when we hear terms like depreciation, cash flow, balance sheet, and (worst of all!) budgets. However, these are all important concepts to understand if you’re going to succeed in today’s business world, particularly as a supervisor. Even better, financial terms are not as scary as they seem!

Learning Objectives

  • Increase your understanding of what is actually behind the numbers
  • Talk the same language as the finance professionals around you
  • Improve business results
  • Understand the role of financial function in running businesses
  • Communicate effectively with the finance professionals by common financial language
  • Interpret the financial health and condition of the department
  • Apply capital budgeting techniques and cost analysis to enhance decision making
  • Use financial information to manage and evaluate their department operations

Module 1

Finance Facts – Revealed

  • Finance & Accounting Overview
  • Starting with the Basics
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • What is GAAP
  • Understanding Debits & Credits
  • Understanding Key Reports

Module 2

Analysis Explained

  • Reviewing Financial Terms
  • Financial Analysis Toolbox
  • Applying Ratios
  • Analyzing Ratios

Module 3

Budgeting & Risk Analysis

  • Reviewing ration analysis
  • Linking Ratios to Risk Comparison
  • The Basics of Budgeting

Certification

DISS Certificate

Who Should Attend

  • Directors, managers, supervisors, or anyone who uses financial information in the course of their work. Prior knowledge of accounting/finance is not required.

Course Duration

Three Day Course (5 hours each day)

Course Timings: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Schedule

January

 

Three Day Course – 5 hours each day

Course Timings: 9:00am – 2:00pm

July

 

Three Day Course – 5 hours each day

Course Timings: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Level
Other Qualification
Group
Business Courses, Finance
Duration
15
With Certification
Array
Accredited
No
Track
No

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