Finance for Non-Financial Managers


This online module will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge that you need of company finance, including how to use ratios to interpret financial statements and how to effectively plan a budget.

Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

  • Do you want to describe how finance may impact your own role
  • Are you looking to summarise the benefits of financial competence
  • Are you looking to use commercial cash flow to explain the vital difference between cash and profit
  • Do you want to differentiate between financial accounting and management accounting
  • Do you want to explain the purposes and structure of the balance sheet, P&L account and cash flow statement
  • Are you wanting to use information from financial statements to discover how a company is performing
  • Do you want to describe the budget planning process?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these, then this course is for you.

Delivery Online learning

Duration 1 Hour
Cost £35+VAT
Level Introduction

Target Audience

This 60 min online module is aimed at those who are new to company finance and are looking for an introductory level entry into it.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module you will be able to correctly explain what is meant by company finance and use the given tools to interpret financial statements, and plan a budget within your organisation.

Course Content

  • Learn why it’s important to have a knowledge of business finance
  • Find out how cash cycles through a business
  • Explore the business challenges of managing cash flow
  • Discover how financial statements are used – specifically the profit/loss and the cash flow statements
  • Find out more about the balance sheet and how it’s used
  • Use information from financial statements to discover how a company is performing
  • Explore the budgeting process
  • Choose the appropriate budgeting method for you and your department
  • A short assessment designed to test your understanding of everything that we’ve covered