Essentials of Finance for Non-Finance Managers

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Interpret, analyse and evaluate key financials to make better business decisions.

Knowing how to interpret, analyse and evaluate key financials is a critical skill at all levels of an organisation. This course is designed for anyone who wants to understand accounting reports to make more informed business decisions and communicate with the finance team with confidence, from interpreting income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements to understanding the language of accounting and finance.

Your organisation will benefit from managers with stronger financial acumen who can make more informed commercial decisions, interpret financial data, and better communicate with your finance team.


Key Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand financial concepts and terms
  • Interpret the content of key financial statements
  • Understand accrual accounting
  • Understand return on asset and other key ratios
  • Interpret financial data and interpret key financial ratios
  • Analyse and interpret income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements
  • Evaluate the financial performance of your organisation or business unit
  • Make stronger commercial decisions
  • Prepare operating budgets for planning purposes
  • Recognise financial warning signs

Course Details:

Duration: 3 days

Location: UNSW Sydney, CBD Campus

Cost: $4,950 (inc. GST)

CEMD Allocations: 3 CEMD Points

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