Financial decisions impact every aspect of an organisation and everyone who works in it. That’s why it’s crucial to be able to understand, interpret and communicate key financial considerations. 

This course will ensure you have a confident understanding of basic financial and accounting concepts and terminology, including balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and the effects of cash flow.  

Who is this course for? 

Executives and managers in non-financial positions. 

You will discover: 

  • Key terminology and common accounting jargon. 
  • How to understand and interpret financial reports. 
  • The ways in which individual actions and decisions can affect an organisation’s finances. 
  • The difference between finance and accounting functions. 
  • How a balance sheet and profit and loss statement are compiled. 

What will delegates be able to do differently?

  • Understand how different figures relate to the well-being of an organisation.
  • Appreciate how an individual’s actions and decisions can impact the financial health and shape of the organisation.
  • Gain a better understanding of financial terminology and common accounting jargon.
  • Interpret and understand key financial reports.
  • Confidently communicate financial performance.
  • Interpret financial drivers and plan budget and expenditure more effectively.
  • Explore the relationships between different numbers and financial statements and the impact they can have on each other.
  • Recognise and assess the different stages of a business lifecycle and how each stage influences the financial position of the organisation.

Download the full course schedule here.

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