Financial awareness for non-finance managers - Essentials

13 October 2016

Member price: £212.50 + VAT

Non-member price: £250 + VAT

Please note, the ICAS member discount will be refunded after checkout.

Glasgow, 13 October 2016

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This course is designed to give delegates an introduction to business finance in order to be able to contribute to your business's success. It will also give you an understanding of the language used by accountants and how financial statements fit together.

Learning outcomes include a greater understanding of business finance and the language used by accountants and those in finance. As well as a greater understanding of basic accounting concepts and the flow of money in an organisation.

This course will be of benefit to non-finance professionals, at all levels, who need to develop an understanding of business finance. All staff within a business, company, partnership or charitable organisation should have an understanding of finance in order to contribute to their organisation's success.

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All of our presenters are experts in Business and Financial Management and have worked in the fields that they deliver courses on. All have experience in either the private or public sector, with some having worked in both sectors. Our key speakers have held senior positions in a range of organisation including the FTSE 100. The Programme Manager of this division has held leading roles in organisations such as Boots, Reed Elsevier and Sainsbury's.

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This course will explain, in a practical way, the financial statements of an organisation and how to read and understand them plus basic accounting concepts such as depreciation, cost behaviour, cash flow, working capital and budgeting.

  • Basic financial terminology and key accounting concepts
  • The flow of money in a business and how it is accounted for
  • The key financial statements (profit and loss account, balance sheet and cashflow)
  • The composition and contents of a set of financial statements (using real life examples)




Tel: 0330 060 3303


  • Training courses
  • Business and Financial management
  • Scotland
  • Glasgow and West

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