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A Masterclass in Finance for Non Financial Managers

Courtney Associates (Global)
Course summary
Length: 1 day
Price: 285 GBP excl. VAT
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 12/07/2017 09:30 - Leeds
Course Dates
Leeds
12/07/2017 09:30 
285 GBP
24/08/2017  
285 GBP
Manchester
03/08/2017 09:30 
285 GBP
Birmingham
11/08/2017 09:00 
285 GBP

A Masterclass in Finance for Non Financial Managers

A Master Class in Finance for Non Financial Managers

A Masterclass in Finance for Non Financial Managers - 1-day Scheduled Course

Finance is an inescapable part of business, which is why it is so important for businesses of all shapes and sizes to understand how it works. This Masterclass in Finance for Non Financial Managers is thus designed to break down technical financial jargon for managers who need to understand the financial impact of their day-to-day business decisions.

This 1 day practical course is suitable for owners of SME's, Business Managers and anyone in managerial positions who are required to deal with Budgets, Profit and Loss Statements, Cash Flow and other financial data as part of their role. The course is designed to take away the "fear" of Finance and break down technical financial jargon for managers who need to interpret financial documentation and understand how their day-to-day business decisions impact on their business.

This interactive course will teach delegates about the main financial elements of a business and will develop an understanding of the impact of financial decisions. The goal is to equip them with the skills needed to manage their business' financial information with a sound knowledge of:

  • Cash Flow Forecasts
  • Profit & Loss Accounts
  • Balance Sheets
  • Budgets

The interactive course will give participants the chance to work on data relevant to their work environment, providing them with the competencies needed to ensure success upon their return to the workplace.

Suitability - Who should attend?

A Masterclass in Finance for Non Financial Managers is suitable for any professional looking to develop an understanding of Finance, including how to manage company accounts, budgets,  balance sheets, profit and loss statements and cash flow forecasting.

No prior knowledge of Finance is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a Certificate of Achievement.

Training Course Content

We offer both a 1-day version and a 2-day version of this course.  The 1-day course includes the following financial topics:

Programme Outline:

  • Introduction and Course Overview
  • Your Role in Your Company Finances
  • What is Finance?
  • Getting to Know the Players

Record Keeping Terminology
• Accounting  • GAAP  • Bookkeeping 

The Balance Sheet
• Balance Sheet Overview  • Balance Sheet Terms  • Assets and Liabilities  • Fixed vs Current Assets  • Liabilities and Equity 

Profit and Loss (Income) Statement
• Service and Sales Income  • Methods of Recording Transactions 

Cash Flow Statement
• Format of a Cash Flow Statement  • Credit Terms and Discounts 

Analysing Financial Statements
• Ratio Analysis 

Budget Basics
• Defining a Budget  • Preparing a Budget   • Types of Budget

The Human Aspect

Finance Jeopardy

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Our 2 day course includes all of the above but in more detail, plus the following additional topics:

Accounting • GAAP • Bookkeeping ; Impact of journal adjustments, including Accruals and Prepayments
- Keeping a fixed Asset Register
- Managing the FAR • Processing Depreciation
- Managing and Reporting on Project Costs

Job Costing
- The Balance Sheet

Balance Sheet Overview • Balance Sheet Terms • Assets and Liabilities • Fixed vs Current Assets •  Liabilities and Equity
- Profit and Loss (Income) Statement

Service and Sales Income • Methods of Recording Transactions
- Cash Flow Statement

Format of a Cash Flow Statement • Credit Terms and Discounts
- Analysing Financial Statements

Ratio Analysis

Margin Analysis

Variance Reporting
- Budget Basics

Defining a Budget • Preparing a Budget • Types of Budget

Using Excel for Analysis

    Expenses

    The cost of the 1 day course is £285 + VAT per delegate.

    The cost of the 2 day course is £695 + VAT per delegate.

    Please contact Courtney Associates for upcoming dates in Leeds, London, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool

    The course cost includes:

    • Lunch and refreshments throughout the day
    • Packl of class materials containing workbooks, copies of course slides & contact details for post-course tutor support
    • Certificate of Attendance

    Courtney Associates can deliver this Finance course to 5 or more members of your team at your workplace, anywhere in the UK as an In-House programme which can save your company both time and money. 

    It can be delivered exactly as shown in the course outline, or customised to include company- or industry-specific case studies and terminology at no extra cost.  Alternatively, Courtney Associates can develop an entirely bespoke programme to meet your organisational needs. 

    Please complete the "Enquiry Form" below or contact us on 0800 158 8314 for a competitive "no obligation" quote.

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    Reviews by course attendees

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    Paul Moore   |   07/09/2016
    Great course, very well presented and very valid information. Everything on this course was excellent and would recommend to others.
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    H.Thompson, Finance Administrator, The First Step   |   27/03/2016
    Excellent course, excellent tutor who delivered an organised course with clear instructions, explanations.and good group work. I would recommend to others.
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    Excellent course, excellent trainer.
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