Finance for Non-Finance Professionals Course

Learn the fundamentals of finance tailored for non-finance professionals to make better business decisions with our course. BMC Training offers Finance for Non-Finance Professionals Course in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting Courses.

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Finance for Non-Finance Professionals Training Course

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Venue Start Date End Date Net Fees Details & Registration
Istanbul , Turkey 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
Milan , Italy 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Madrid , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
London , UK 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Munich , Germany 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 8500 GBP
Milan , Italy 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 9750 GBP
London , UK 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8500 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 8500 GBP
Milan , Italy 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 9750 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 9750 GBP

Course Syllabus

Introduction

Business professionals and managers in any organization rely upon financial information to enable them to effectively undertake their roles. Financial information can provide a clear picture of events that have occurred, and a sound basis for forecasting future events. It can also show whether activities are cost-effective, whether targets have been met, and can be used to measure comparative performance and profitability.

It is vitally important that managers are able to understand, interpret, and utilize financial information and reports, and can acquire the knowledge and skills to apply financial techniques to financial data, to inform logical and worthwhile decision-making.

The key elements of the course will be:

  • The role of the Finance Function, in transaction recording and reporting, management control and decision-making, raising finance, internal control and risk management.
  • The basic principles of financial accounting and reporting, the three main financial statements, and how they are prepared and presented.
  • Review and analysis of published financial reports, and how they are perceived by various stakeholder groups.
  • Management accounting procedures and techniques used in organizations to control operations and inform profitable decision-making.
  • The importance of Treasury management for large multi-national organizations, and examples of how these can be used to control and manage risk.

Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of the three key financial statements ‘Income Statement, Statement of Financial Position, and Cash Flow Statement’.
  • Evaluate the performance and position of an organization by analyzing their Annual Financial Report.
  • Apply the management accounting procedures & techniques of ‘product costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, & variance analysis.
  • Apply a range of investment appraisal techniques to determine whether proposed investments are likely to be worthwhile.
  • Demonstrate a range of methods, tools and techniques available to manage financial risks in multinational organizations.

Contents

Day One

Business Organizations, Sources of Finance, the Finance Function

  • The development of business organizations
  • The role of Finance and the Finance Function
  • Sources and types of finance for business organizations

Teamwork exercise: preparing a business plan to present to potential investors

  • The structure of the financial accounting system
  • The Income Statement and Statement of Financial Position

Teamwork exercise:  Financial accounting and reporting case study

Day Two

The Annual Financial Report

  • The purpose and format of the Annual Financial Report (AFR), prepared according to IFRS.
  • The financial and non-financial elements of the AFR

Teamwork exercise: Assessing the effectiveness of the AFR as a means of communicating with our key stakeholders

  • The difference between cash flow and profit

Teamwork exercise: Preparing and presenting a Cash Flow Statement

  • How to analyse and interpret the AFR

Teamwork exercise and presentation: Assessing a company’s performance and position by analyzing their AFR

Day Three

Management Accounting

  • Understanding the difference between management accounting and financial accounting
  • Calculating the cost of our products and the problem of overheads (indirect costs)
  • Overhead apportionment – absorption costing versus Activity Based Costing

Teamwork exercise: Preparing cost estimates for a contract bid

  • Cost-Volume-Profit and break-even analysis
  • Budgeting – objectives and process

Teamwork exercise: preparing next year’s budgets for a manufacturing business

  • Analysing the differences between budget and actual, using Variance Analysis

Day Four

Investment Appraisal

  • The time value of money – future values and present values, perpetuities and growth

Group discussion: Identifying new investment opportunities for your business: 

Teamwork exercise: Basic appraisal methods – Accounting Rate of Return and Payback

  • The cost of capital - Equity and Debt

Teamwork exercise: Calculating the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

Teamwork exercise: Advanced appraisal methods – Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR):

  • Dealing with capital rationing using the Profitability Index method
  • Dealing with forecasting uncertainty using Sensitivity Analysis

Teamwork exercise: Comprehensive investment appraisal mini-case

Day Five

Treasury and Risk Management

  • Interest rate risk

Group discussion: The role of Treasury

  • Managing interest rate risk using options and swaps

Teamwork exercise: Devising an effective interest rate swap

  • Foreign currency risk
  • Managing foreign currency risk using natural techniques
  • Managing foreign currency risk using transactional techniques

Teamwork exercise: Hedging the risks of a foreign currency transaction

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