Finance for Directors and Senior Managers

Who is it for?

This Finance for Directors and Senior Managers course is for anyone with formal responsibility for financial performance including directors, senior managers and proprietors.


Senior non-financial executives need to have an understanding of the role of the finance function and the operation of sound financial controls to ensure the integrity of accounts.

This Finance for Directors and Senior Managers course will give you the understanding of management of cash and profitability and the use of accounting reports and financial data to support the achievement of strategic business objectives and manage day–to-day operations.

It covers organisation, performance measurement, budgeting, investment appraisal and the management of profitability.

Course content

  • The role and structure of the finance function
  • Methods for measuring financial performance
  • Key metrics, definitions and significance
  • Planning and budgeting
  • Formats and contents
  • Evaluating investment decisions and preparing a business case
  • Risks – Identify, quantify, manage
  • Capital budgets, sources of finance, gearing
  • Directors, shareholders and auditors
  • Business finance – facilitated discussion on delegates’ own choice of issues

Course duration

1 day, normally between 9:30 and 4:30

I am totally satisfied with the training. The course was just fine, just the right length. It met my needs and expanded my understanding.

H.S, Nacco Materials Handling Ltd, Ireland.

We have found the training to be of a very high standard and would recommend Kent Trainers to any business.

SC, Chilstone

In house options and costs

This course is offered as an in-house option either at your offices or at one of our prestigious venues. If you choose to use one of our venues, room  hire and catering will be charged at our specially negotiated rates.

The cost of an in house course including all training materials for up to 6 delegates is £1,195 plus travel + VAT.

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