Why book this course?
Every decision a business makes potentially impacts on its finances - making an understanding of finances and accounting critical at almost every level. Our Financial Management Course for Non Finance Managers course helps to demystify accounting and finance, while providing a broad understanding of how financial management works.
You’ll learn why financial records are maintained, the importance of accounting systems, key financial terminology, and an overview of financial statements. Delegates will discuss a range of topics, using practical examples and exercises to help embed new skills.
Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for anyone who requires an understanding of basic financial principles and financial information.
The skills taught by this course will help you to better understand finance as it applies to businesses, and inform better decision making on a day-to-day basis.
What content will the course cover?
Debits & credits.
The General Ledger.
The Trial Balance.
Preparation of accounts.
Understanding different financial terms and concepts.
What the Income Statement (Profit and Loss account) is.
The Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet) and its relationship with the Income Statement.
What a Cashflow Statement is.
Why “cash is king” – the difference between profit and cash.
What will I get out of the training?
You will get a greater understanding of the basic financial information produced by a business, and how this is parsed and applied. By the end of the course, you will be able to interpret the information in these documents and use it to manage day-to-day business activity, becoming more effective and more prudent in your role.
At Kent Trainers, we’re proud to adapt our courses to the needs of businesses across the region. Our Finance Management course uses practical exercises and individual feedback to tailor your learning experience. By discussing issues with your trainers and peers, you’ll gain an understanding of finance that applies to your workplace and bolsters your skill set.
What is the duration of this course?
This is a 1 day course (sometimes split into 2 x half day sessions). Please check the individual course date for timings.
The timings and format for our courses are as follows:
- Scheduled training courses held virtually
Unless specified, courses commence at 9:30am and finish at approximately 4:00pm. Half day sessions will run from 9:30am to 12.00. The day is broken up into modules, both online and offline to ensure engagement and interaction. We also ensure that there are plenty of comfort breaks throughout the day.
- Scheduled training courses held at one of our venues
Courses commences at 9:30am and finish at approximately 4:30pm. On all our scheduled courses, a hot lunch is included, and refreshments are provided throughout the day.
- In-house & bespoke courses, held virtually or at a venue of your choice
For all in-house training courses, we will adapt the timings and format for the day around the needs of your team and business. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.