Introduction to Finance – IMR


This course provides you with an understanding of the importance of good financial management and will give you the skills needed to read and manage financial accounts with confidence.

Is this course for you?

This course will enable you to get straight to the heart of financial issues, demystifying financial information and giving you confidence and control when making financial decisions.

Delivery Online learning

Duration 7 Hours
Cost €567
Level Introduction

Target Audience

For persons looking to experience and have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of business finance and the financial implications of decisions that you make.

Learning Objectives

Module 01 Financial Statements – key points

  • Profit & Loss Account – Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • 5 key elements of Accounting and Financial Statements
  • Asset valuations and depreciation
  • Capitalisation of costs & Intangible Assets
  • Module 02 The Storybook

  • How to read a set of Financial Statements
  • What story are they telling us …
  • Team exercises
  • Module 03 Financial Analysis

  • Key operating margins – Profitability margins
  • Efficiency ratios
  • Liquidity and Working Capital Management
  • Current Ratio, Quick Asset Ratio
  • Module 04 Practical Application

  • Individual exercises
  • Course overview
  • Q&A session
  • Course Content

    Delivery: Live facilitator led virtual classroom workshop.
    Duration: 7 hours.
    Learning platform: Zoom or MS Teams.
    Learning methodology: Real world activities by topic.
    Learning transfer: Facilitated inter active presentation, reinforcement exercises, learning by doing.