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20 - 22 May 2024

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Certificate in Finance for Non-Finance Managers

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Learn How You Can Build Your Financial Acumen and Make Informed Business Decisions

Why Attend?

This course will provide you with the fundamental building blocks to enable you to read and interpret the financial data relating to your organisation. We will examine how a business is structured and will look at some of the key ratios that highlight the financial performance of a business. 

We will also examine how budgeting and forecasting are used to manage the day-to-day running of the business. Attendees are encouraged to obtain copies of the Statutory Accounts of their own companies, and those of their competitors, and to undertake the analysis on these accounts as they work through these series of modules.

Benefits Of Attending

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the wide range of financial terms and concepts 
  • Apply the financial concepts and policies behind management decision processes 
  • Recognise the impact of effective working capital management on company cash flow 
  • Control business operations through effective budget management and be able to assess and control the impact of day-to-day business activities on a company’s profitability

Learning Objectives

  1. How a company is financially structured 
  2. How a company trades and accounts for those trades 
  3. How a company is funded 
  4. The primary financial statements – the Profit & Loss Account, the Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement – and how those statements interact

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For over 29 years, Informa Connect Academy’s customised training solutions have helped organisations deliver tailored learning in different languages to suit every requirement.

Bespoke training designed for your organisation only, combining traditional classroom setting, blended and online learning models

Is this course for you?

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for managers who wish to understand the finances of their business / department / business unit and have little or no formal financial training.

It will be useful for first-time budget holders and managers as well as more senior members of staff such as department managers, business unit managers and regional managers and anyone else who needs to gain a firmer grasp on the financial implications of their day-to-day operational decisions.

Course Information

Program level: Advanced
Instructional Delivery Method: Self Paced Online Programme
Prerequisite & Advanced Preparation: Reading material will be sent prior to the course


Delivered by Ted W.

Ted W. trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. Whilst at JPMorgan, he undertook a company-sponsored MBA in the International Management of Financial Services, from which he graduated at the top of his class with merit.

Certified by CPD UK

The CPD Certification Service is an independent accreditation centre working across all sectors, disciplines and further learning applications and supports policies of institutional and professional organisations globally.

Run this course in-house

For over 29 years, Informa Connect Academy’s customised training solutions have helped organisations deliver tailored learning in different languages to suit every requirement


This was a great course, Ted easily explained difficult concepts in a clear and concise way. Very interactive and informative with a large scope of content.