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4.6 (14 Reviews)

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

1 day
374.17 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 December, 2023 See details
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
1 day
374.17 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
14 December, 2023 See details
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

This Managerial Accounting Course has been designed for anyone interested in getting to grips with the basics of accounting theory, and who wish to acquire some insight into the accounts produced within a variety of business organisations.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

14 December, 2023

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no prerequisites or entry requirements, as long as you want to get more experience in the field of finance, this is the right place for you.

Who’s it for?

This course is for managers, board members and budget holders across all sectors who need to know about organisational finance to help improve the profitability and performance of their business. Finance skills for non-financial managers are suitable for people who have little or no knowledge of finance.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Course Completion Certificate awarded by Acudemy.

Training Course Content

Financial accounts

  • profit and loss accounts and how to understand them
  • reading an income and expenditure account and analysing the finance flows within your organisation
  • cash and accruals accounting showing how each is used
  • terminology associated with income and expenditure accounting
  • communicating effectively with finance professionals
  • analysing trends in financial flows and formulating appropriate questions
  • reading a balance sheet and analysing the financial position of the organisation
  • how an asset register is used
  • analysing your accounts
  • constructing a cash flow statement from narrative information
  • the different rules for charity accounting under the Charity SORP and the presentation of company and housing association accounts

Management accounts

  • the budgeting process
  • how budgeting relates to strategic objectives and good governance
  • constructing a budget
  • estimating costs and income accurately for budget purposes
  • using management accounts to understand the past and forecast the future
  • cost centres - understanding how they are used in your organisation
  • nominal, purchase and sales ledgers
  • using bench-marking in constructing a budget
  • distinguishing between fixed and variable costs
  • using the concepts of break-even pricing
  • a template to forecast the effects of changing costs, sales volume and price
  • evaluating opportunity costs
  • a year of free support

Why choose Acudemy Training

100% certified & specialised trainers delivering face-to-face, webinars and on-site courses

5 locations where courses are being delivered, with a concentration on Central London

More than 90% of satisfied individuals and organisations (2000+ students trained so far)


Average rating 4.6

Based on 14 reviews.
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19 Apr 2022
Finance for Non Financial Managers Course

The trainer was very friendly and patient

19 Apr 2022
Informative course

The trainer was clear, knowledgeable and covered everything in a way that made it easy to understand. Very well contextualised for people working across different industries and...

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19 Apr 2022
Finance for Non Financial Managers

Really like the trainer, he was really friendly, patient and made the content interesting


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