OPEN PROGRAMME: public sector

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

This course gives a full overview of how finance works in business. It describes the business cycle and how finance is used in organizations. It also gives practical, exercise-led tuition on interpreting key financial statements such as the Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement and Profit & Loss account.
It identifies ways to analyse financial information and shows how to understand key performance indicators to drive profitability.
Delegates will leave with a full understanding of financial terminology, statements and analysis, allowing them to make the best decisions for their business.
This course will equip you with the necessary practical skills to perform financial management duties with the necessary accuracy and efficiency.
The course includes elements of accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and other general finance management tools.

Course Modules

  • The Business Cycle and Business Objectives
  • The profit and loss statement and the balance sheet
  • Working capital and Cash flow management
  • Cost control and reduction
  • Financial Analysis
  • Management Accounts
  • Capital investment Techniques


  • Understanding of financial accounts and reports
  • Define important financial concepts in plain English
  • Use and understanding of financial concepts
  • Increase their Analytical skills to interpret financial results using ratios and other method
  • Manage budgets more effectively

Who Should Attend?

Finance is vital for anyone in any organization, and this course is for anyone who needs to understand the financial implications of their day-today decisions. This course is suitable for managers, senior Managers, deputy directors and Directors from non - finance backgrounds.


This programme is available as an in-house programme at your preferred location (Minimum Class size 10)

Pricing and Date

Contact Capworth for details. The Capworth Training team will take steps to ensure that in house programmes are run at a time that suits you.

Contact our client liaison team to discuss running this programme in house.