Finance Fundamentals for Growing Businesses

Cranfield School of Management

How long?

  • 1 day
  • online, in person

What are the topics?

Cranfield School of Management

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Who should attend

Managers in growing businesses who have responsibilities related to the financial aspects of the business.

About the course

Finance Fundamentals equips managers who have financial responsibilities with the key concepts and abilities required to manage finances at an SME level. The programme delivers an understanding of the key drivers of business value, how management decisions affect financial decisions and how to measure and impact business improvement.

What you will learn

The programme is a one-day short course that covers the main aspects of finance management, such as financial decision-making, cash-flow, working capital, balance sheets, competitor accounts, marginal costing, elasticity of demand and pricing decision.

Core content

  • Elements of financial decision-making
  • How business works - business cash-flow, step-by-step
  • Cash flow management
  • Working capital and overtrading
  • How financial decisions affect the P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Management information - choosing and using KPIs
  • Using a few key ratios to analyse your own and/or competitor accounts
  • Break-even and margin of safety
  • Marginal costing, elasticity of demand and pricing decisions.

Experts

Andy Haworth

Business Counsellor and Tutor, Finance Fundamentals and Essential Management Programme Leader After gaining a degree in Economics, Andy progressed as a leader through the hierarchy in the bookmaking industry (notably becoming the man responsible for deciding the odds for Ladbrokes at major test a...

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Finance Fundamentals for Growing Businesses at Cranfield School of Management

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