Sharpen your financial skills and boost your core effectiveness in 8 on-line modules each requiring between 3 to 4 hours study to be completed in your own time
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Sharpen your financial skills and commercial awareness with this 8 module, self-managed on-line course
The ‘Finance for Non-financial Manager’ online course is specifically designed to provide the skills you need to increase your financial awareness. It will improve your understanding of the language of finance, give you greater confidence when talking with your financial colleagues and show how your business can directly affect the overall commercial operation and financial results of the company.
Stephen Brookson is an independent consultant, and specialises in the provision of practical business development consultancy and training programmes. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980 with Peat Marwick and, after a period at Grandmet plc, joined a leading organisation in the provision of training for chartered accountants in practice. During this time he gained extensive experience of writing, developing and presenting programmes on accountancy and taxation. He then joined Ernst & Young for a number of years as a consultant, leaving them to set up his own management and training consultancy business.
Paul Elkin is Managing Director of TMMi group, which provides consultancy services with a particular focus on business strategic development, performance management and corporate image. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and an experienced management consultant. Paul is the author of a series of practical ‘reference guides’ covering finance, strategy and business awareness and supports the delivery of MBA programmes in the areas of strategy and finance. He has also been involved in a range of initiatives in Europe for major corporates including ABB, Philips, International Paper and General Motors.
Sultan Kermally holds degrees in economics, sociology and law and diplomas in finance and accounting, marketing and education. He is a learning facilitator and management writer. He designs and delivers training courses in business strategy, managing people, managing performance, managing knowledge and personal development. He has conducted training all over the world. He has been involved in management education and development for a number of years including distance learning management education courses. He is tutoring MBA modules for the Open University Business School and Durham University Business School.
Barrie Pearson is Chief Executive of Realization. The company provides world class coaching and mentoring to entrepreneurs and chief executives in the two or three years before their exit, to help them groom their business to realise maximum value. He is the author of twelve books. He has presented seminars on corporate finance in the UK, Europe, New Zealand and the Far East.
Ralph Tiffin is managing partner of a successful accountancy and consultancy practice. He has a wealth of experience of organisations throughout the world.
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Our bespoke online training packages offer the flexibility and ease of access plus content that is tailored to the particular challenges of your team or organisation. Find out more HERE.
Participants are invited to undertake a final assessment in the form of an online multiple-choice paper. A pass rate of 80% and above is required to ensure that a high level of competency has been achieved within the subject area, where upon you will receive a ‘Certificate of Excellence’.
|Finance for the Non-Financial Manager|
|MODULE 1 - Demystifying finance|
|Balance sheets: Part 1|
|Balance sheets: Part 2|
|MODULE 2 - How healthy are we? The two key indicators|
|Profit and loss accounts: Part 1|
|Profit and loss accounts: Part 2|
|Cash flow statements: Part 1|
|Cash flow statements: Part 2|
|MODULE 3 - The importance of records and systems|
|Accounting records and systems: Part 1|
|Accounting records and systems: Part 2|
|MODULE 4 - Concepts, policies and standards|
|Accounting concepts, policies and standards: Part 1|
|Accounting concepts, policies and standards: Part 2|
|Managing your working capital|
|MODULE 5 - Interpreting the accounts|
|Interpretation: Part 1|
|Interpretation: Part 2|
|MODULE 6 - Cash budgeting|
|Cash budgeting: Part 1|
|Cash budgeting: Part 2|
|Costing for planning: Part 1|
|Costing for planning: Part 2|
|MODULE 7 - Controlling those costs|
|Costing: Part 1|
|Costing: Part 2|
|Volume – Cost – Profit relationship|
|MODULE 8 - Figures we can believe in? The budget|
|Budgeting: Part 1|
|Budgeting: Part 2|