What The Non-Financial Manager Needs To Know About Financial and Managerial Accounting

  • Enjoy this complete introduction for managers, directors and administrators attended by more than 3,000 business leaders.

    This seminar has been designed to transform the non-financial manager into a more effective team member who can propose, analyze and evaluate financial decisions in the context of the main financial goals of the organization

    It does so by providing clear examples of the content, concepts and terminology of financial systems and what drives each line of the P&L and Balance Sheet.

    The program explains the managerial trade-offs and key decisions which impact organizational results

    Featuring our highest-rated instructor to help make your financial learning practical and enjoyable and helps overcome the trepidation often felt by managers who have had little exposure to financials.

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    Who Should Attend

    This seminar will be of particular benefit to those business managers who frequently use financial and accounting information in their decision-making processes, and who wish to gain a better fundamental understanding of financial systems. No previous accounting or financial background is required to benefit from this seminar; however, a very basic knowledge of accounting would be useful. Regularly attended by:

    • Business owners and general managers
    • Corporate and administrative managers
    • Sales and marketing managers
    • Public sector officers
    • Association and non-profit managers
    • Plant and operations managers
    • Purchasing managers
    • Divisional and business unit managers

    What You Will Learn

    • What to look for in a corporate report and how to analyze that information to put it to your advantage
    • How to talk to financial people in your language – and their language
    • How to evaluate both short- and long-term operating decisions using financial data
    • How control systems should work and how they actually do work
    • How to make capital budgeting and investment decisions
    • How to clarify who is responsible for what parts of an organization’s financial strategy – in order to know who to approach with your concerns
    • When to be skeptical of product/service costing methods so you can better evaluate results
    • How to support your business decisions with financial back-up
    • How to prepare operating budgets, cost budgets and capital budgets
    • ““This course gave me a practical understanding of financial reports. This was invaluable to my management of my company.””

      J. LenkExecutive Vice-President, Util Group
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