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Accounting and Finance Course for the Non-Financial Manager

Accounting and Finance Course for the Non-Financial Manager

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Finance courses in Sydney. Develop your understanding of the functions of finance.

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In today’s business world, accounting and finance are no more the forte of the accounting and finance personnel alone. The need for everyone in the company to have a fundamental grasp of accounting and finance is of paramount importance. If you are not confident working with accounting and financial concepts and the language spoken by accountants and auditors, you are not alone. More and more, managers are expected to make financially based decisions without the assurance of a formal financial background. This accounting and finance course for the Non-Financial Manager is an in-depth and practical course that demystifies accounting and financial concepts. This accounting and finance course will provide you with the essential tools for enhancing your effectiveness as a manager who is not left out of the game where financial data and interpretation is concerned.

This accounting and finance course will help you become familiar with accounting concepts and will in turn allow you to connect facts with figures. You will be able to comprehend the content of financial statements, analyse and interpret financial information, understand the importance of cash flow, match your budgets to realistic targets and accurately appraise investments.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this accounting and finance course you should be able to:

  1. Understand the big picture of accounting and finance and how they relates to business decision-making.
  2. Effectively analyse the impact of your financial decisions on your business.
  3. Recognise the importance of, and gain the skills necessary to produce realistic and useful budgets and forecasts.
  4. Appreciate the factors, which affect the reliability of accounting information.
  5. Understand the power of discounted cash flow in management decision-making.
  6. Discover how to read and analyse a set of company accounts.
  7. Make better investment decisions by learning better evaluation and appraisal techniques.

Course Content

This accounting and finance course will cover the following content

  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Measuring and Reporting Financial Position
  • Measuring and Reporting Financial Performance
  • Measuring and Reporting Cash Flows
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statement
  • Budgeting
  • Costing
  • Creative accounting

Intended Audience

This accounting and finance course is suitable for aspiring managers and executive who do not have an accounting and finance background. This financial accounting course has been designed for professionals from diverse sectors who are looking to better understand their organisation’s financial statements and structures, in order to improve the financial performance of their operations.

Delivery Style

This accounting and finance course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor lead lecture, group and individual activities. This training approach allows participants to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused teaching environment. Participants will challenge their understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in their individual workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This accounting and finance course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

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