Financial Fluency for Non-Financial Managers: Fundamentals
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. It does so by providing clear examples of the content, concepts and terminology of financial and managerial accounting systems. It also features our highest-rated instructor to help make your financial learning practical and enjoyable.
Top Reasons To Choose This Program
Understand financial concepts and apply them immediately to your workplace
Ideal for leaders who must analyze their own problems and projects
No previous accounting or financial background required
“This course simplified business finances. Every manager, regardless of your department, should take this course.”
“This course was incredibly educational, led by an extremely engaging and charismatic instructor. Extremely informative material that can be easily referenced for future use.”
““This course gave me a practical understanding of financial reports. This was invaluable to my management of my company.””
About This Program
Enjoy this complete introduction for managers, directors and administrators attended by more than 3,000 business leaders.
This introduction to the fundamentals of financial accounting 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.
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
Plant and operations 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
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21 HRPA-CPD Hours
This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx