Finance For Non Finance Managers - Finance Training For You

Plan your profits, take control and protect your cash flow

2 days

Business benefit

This course gives the manager the tools required to understand how business works financially, interpret financial jargon, contribute to discussions on financial topics and make decisions which will be positive for the future of their businesses.


Target audience

Managers from any function who have found that their technical knowledge and ability needs to be supplemented by an improved knowledge of finance and management accounting to enable them to play a full part in management will benefit from attending.

High spots

  • Learning how to read a set of company accounts and spot its strengths and weaknesses
  • Predicting the likely effects of your decisions on the bottom line
  • You will be given the opportunity to turn around a failing company in a computer simulation. See exactly the impact your management decisions make to profit, return on investment and cash flow

Key learning points & outcomes

You will leave the course able to:

  • Read company accounts and understand the business from the figures
  • Identify what the figures really represent and understand the key financial ratios
  • Assess the cash flow implications of management decisions
  • Acquire the necessary financial information to make the right decisions
  • Assess the impact of pricing by using the TACK Price / Volume card to see how pricing can dramatically affect your profitability
  • Prepare meaningful budgets and forecast profitability
  • Understand the different tools and approaches available for long-term decision making


  • “I never would have thought that finance could be made interesting. I was wrong!”
  • “I came with almost non-existent formal knowledge, absolutely terrified of accounts. I am leaving with a clear understanding.”

Courses available nationwide

Our range of training courses include Sales, Sales Management, Marketing, Leadership and Management, Personal Development and Financial topics and are available at venues nationwide.