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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Duration: 1 day
Course Price: $450

In today's business environment, every manager is held accountable for the bottom line. Because of this, you have to know the language of accounting and bookkeeping. Finance for Non-Financial Managers will help you to understand the information contained in basic financial reports (balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements) and then provide you with the skills and tools to use that understanding to make informed, intelligent decisions.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Introduction to Accounting (2 hr session)
    • Understanding Financial Statements
    • Understanding Balance Sheets
    • Understanding Income Statements
    • Understanding Statements of Cash Flows
  • Using Financial Statements for Analysis (2 hr session)
    • Common Size Statements
    • Liquidity Ratios
    • Asset Management Ratios
    • Profitability Ratios
    • Leverage Ratios
    • Industry and Company Comparisons
  • Budgeting Basics (2 hr session)
  • Audits and Auditors
    • Types of Audit Opinions
    • The Stages of Financial Audits
  • Basics of Internal Controls
  • Create a Final Action Plan

Target Audience

This course is a must for non-financial managers and executives who need to improve their financial competency and utilize it to increase their impact on their companies’ bottom lines.

In today's business environment, every manager is held accountable for the bottom line. Because of this, you have to know the language of accounting and bookkeeping. Finance for Non-Financial Managers will help you to understand the information contained in basic financial reports (balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements) and then provide you with the skills and tools to use that understanding to make informed, intelligent decisions.

Class Length: Full Day

Outline

  • Introduction to Accounting (2 hr session)
    • Understanding Financial Statements
    • Understanding Balance Sheets
    • Understanding Income Statements
    • Understanding Statements of Cash Flows
  • Using Financial Statements for Analysis (2 hr session)
    • Common Size Statements
    • Liquidity Ratios
    • Asset Management Ratios
    • Profitability Ratios
    • Leverage Ratios
    • Industry and Company Comparisons
  • Budgeting Basics (2 hr session)
  • Audits and Auditors
    • Types of Audit Opinions
    • The Stages of Financial Audits
  • Basics of Internal Controls
  • Create a Final Action Plan

Target Audience

This course is a must for non-financial managers and executives who need to improve their financial competency and utilize it to increase their impact on their companies’ bottom lines.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this course

Introduction to Accounting

  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Statement of Cash Flows

Using Financial Statements for Analysis

  • Common Size Statements
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Asset Management ratios
  • Profitability ratios
  • Leverage ratios
  • Industry and Company Comparisons

Budgeting

Audits and Auditors

  • Types of Audit Opinions
  • Stages of Financial Audits

Internal Controls

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