Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Managers
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Know what your finance manager presents to you.
Increasingly, managers in every functional area need to understand the basic principles of accounting and ﬁnance in order to make informed business decisions.
This practical programme is designed to demystify financial jargon and concepts for non-finance managers. In five days, you will learn how to interpret financial statements and apply that information into your business. At the end of the course, you will be able to speak the same language as your finance colleagues, understand performance metrics, read and use company reports, and grasp other managerial accounting issues.
Appraising corporate investments
- Internal rate of return (IRR)
- Net present value (NPV)
- Balance sheet models
- P/E ratios
- Secured and unsecured loans
- Trade credit
Understanding and interpreting financial statements
- Accounting for key financial statement items
- Common misconceptions
- Creative accounting
- Ratio analysis
- Master fundamental financial terminology and concepts
- Learn to read balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements
- Learn to evaluate corporate investments
- Learn to perform fundamental financial analysis
- Discover best practices in working capital management
- Develop the financial acumen to make effective business decisions and work with finance managers
Who should attend
Executives who make or contribute to decisions with significant financial implications, including:
- Managers with profit and loss responsibility
- Managers in marketing, operations, human resources and engineering
A background in finance and accounting is not required.