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Overview of course

Across all businesses, many senior job roles, including non-financial roles, now require an understanding of finance. Despite this, it is not uncommon for individuals in these roles to have had no official financial training or accounting experience before taking on these responsibilities.

Whether you are already in a role that requires knowledge of finance, or are looking to progress into a role of this nature, this course will provide you with an introduction to finance and the essential knowledge that is required to succeed in a non-financial managerial role. The course will equip learners with an understanding of financial statements, how to analyse company performance, the differences between profit and cash, and how to use budgeting to manage business activities.

 

This qualification is aimed at anyone working in, or looking to work in, a non-financial managerial role that requires an understanding of finance. The course is ideal for anyone who has no previous financial training or accounting experience but requires this for their role or career, and for anyone who wants to increase their accountancy knowledge for personal reasons.

 

This course comprises of online learning materials with online assessment and can be accessed at any time convenient to the delegate.

Entry requirements

None

Further course detail

Section 1: Financial statements

This section covers the following:

  • What is included in the statement of profit or loss
  • What is included in the statement of financial position (balance sheet)
  • Differences between the two statements.

 

Section 2: Analysing company performance

This section covers the following:

  • How to interpret information from the financial statements of a limited company
  • How to calculate and analyse key performance indicators or ratios
  • The limitations of ratio analysis.

 

Section 3: Differences between profit and cash

This section covers the following:

  • Why cash is different from profit
  • How to ensure there is sufficient cash within the business

 

Section 4: Using budgeting to manage business activities

This section covers the following:

  • How budgeting can help your business
  • How to interpret the information provided in a budget.

Will I have to provide anything?

Delegates will need access to a PC or Laptop as all training and assessment is online.

I'm interested. What should I do now?

For further details or to book please contact us on 01284 716246, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or complete the appropriate booking form below:

 

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Full Cost Enrolment for Indviduals

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Course price

£96.00

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