Essential Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Speaker:  Michael Siviter  |  CPD Hours: 6.0

Price £575 plus VAT

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This course covers the core areas of finance and accounting that are essential knowledge for managers from any discipline.

Participants will leave the course with a sound grasp of financial terminology and concepts, as well as increased confidence in using and interpreting financial information.


  • Financial language and concepts
  • Interpretation and analysis of financial statements
  • Management of cash and working capital
  • Cost volume profit analysis (contribution, break even points and single limiting factors)
  • Assessing customer profitability using performance ratios
  • The principles of effective budgetary planning and control
  • Variance analysis including flexible budgets
  • Introduction to basic capital investment appraisal

Please note: To help ensure that maximum benefit is derived from the course, the amount of time allocated to each topic will depend on the particular needs of those attending.


This course is intended for managers who have had no previous formal finance training and those who want to refresh or enhance their knowledge and understanding of business finance. 


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