More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers

1 Day
London 25th Jun 2021
11th Jun 2021
5.5 hours

Course Overview

Managers in all organisations are often faced with decisions to make which are influenced by, or will influence, the financials of the business.

The course provides you with an overview of essential aspects of finance which will enhance management evaluation skills and an improved ability to affect the financial management of the organisation. 

The content is delivered in a way which will enable you to have a greater understanding of the terminology used and the contents of various accounting statements. 

During the day you will enhance your understanding of the role of finance, the financial statements, the effects of management decisions on the financials and the key financial ratios pertinent to businesses from an operational point of view.  Also included are management aspects of budgeting, costing, pricing and investment appraisal.

This More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers course is available throughout the UK.

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

Course Locations

More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers London
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Manchester
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Nottingham
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Birmingham
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Bristol
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Edinburgh
More Advanced Finance for Non-Finance Managers Leeds

This course is worth 5.5 Continuous Professional Development hours.Learn more about CPD


09:30 Coffee & Course Objectives

10:00 - 10:30 Review Understanding of Financial Terms (Translating the language into simple English. What do they mean?)

10:30 - 11:15 Understanding the Financial Reports (The Profit and Loss, the Balance Sheet, the Cash Flow Statement)

11:30 - 12:30 Key Financial Ratios (Profitability, Return on Capital, Capital Turnover, Working Capital: Current Ratios, Debtors Ratio, Business Trends)

12:30 - 13:00 Finance in the Business (The business cycle, planning, target setting, and action to correct problems. What systems and processes are used? The importance of the year-end activities: accruals and reserves.)

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break.

14:00 - 14:30 Review of Organisation Measurements (Making the most of your resources and measuring your success criteria; Key Performance Indicators)

14:30 - 16:30 Planning, Budgeting, Costing & Pricing (From Strategy to Planning targets and measurements. Planning systems. Setting budgets. Monitoring and controlling a budget. Plans against actuals. Variance analysis. Defining and classifying costs. Pricing. Impact of Currency.)

16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed


Lorraine was excellent, clear, concise no ambiguity. I feel more confident as a result of attending this course.

James Bailey, Lutron EA Ltd

Brilliant training course very well delivered. Elizabeth is excellent. Course should be given annually as incremental learning.

Adam Shaw, Airborne Systems

This was an excellent session. Elizabeth's delivery and appreciation of our needs eas perfect. Thank-you.

Ric Allison, Airborne Systems Ltd

Very good. Clear explanation of complicated issues relevant to my business unit.

Charlotte Oven, Ernst & Young

Very good.

Mohammed Abid, Hyndburn Culutural Association

Brilliant, easy to follow and non-patronising.

Erica Morrison, technicolour Home Entertainment

Very pleased I attended.

John Dennison, Stagecoach Hull Depot

Well presented and relevant.

Andrew Hickens, BOC Gases

Very enjoyable.

Steve Newton, Dairy Farmers of Britain

Presentation was very good. Really enjoyed the course.

Debbie Amies, The Millbridge Group
Thoroughly enjoyed the day - better than expectations - thought it could be dry.
Ian Cheetham, IMI Awards
Excellent tuition.
Thomas Blythe, St John Restaurant
Very good presentation
Farouk Gonil, St John Restaurant
Made a scary topic interesting. Excellent balance!
Maxine Harding, Leeds Building Society
Very useful session.
Sam Karve, JJ Churchill Ltd
Really enjoyed the day. Lots of energy and fun. Good interaction with group.
Lynn Simpson, VT Defence
Presentation was excellent.
Graeme MacLeod, VT Defence


  • The ability to develop a greater awareness of the finances within an organisation
  • An improved understanding of your own strengths and improvement areas
  • An increase in the opportunity to participate more effectively in management meetings and decision-making
  • A greater ability to develop budgets and effectively make decisions requiring investment appraisal
  • An increase in confidence in dealing with financial control
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