Finance for Non-Financial Managers
Confidently read and interpret key financial reports.
- Interpret and understand financial information with confidence.
- Apply financial analysis when making management decisions.
- Read and understand the three key financial accounting reports- the balance sheet, profit and loss statement and statement of cash flows.
- Use financial information to assess an organisations financial health including identification of weaknesses and opportunities.
- Clearly understand internal budget/actual reports.
What is covered in the course?
Understand key concepts and issues surrounding analysis of financial performance.
The information contained in financial reports is critical to understanding your organisation's situation - the opportunities for improvement and issues to be addressed.
This course is suitable for
This course suits middle to senior managers and professionals:
- public or private sector managers responsible for the management of people and / or resources, requiring a better understanding of the concepts and issues surrounding analysis of financial performance
- middle-to-senior managers with little or no formal finance or accounting qualifications.
How will I benefit?
You will gain:
- an understanding of key financial reports and how to analyse them
- skills to develop effective budget documents
- increased confidence in financial decision making and financial implications of operational and strategic decisions.
How will my organisation benefit?
Your organisation will gain:
- enhanced understanding of the financial environment of the organisation
- informed staff who can improve their strategic and operation decision making through an increased understanding of business finance.
AQF Equivalence, Articulation Pathways and Certification
- Gain credit into the Professional Management Program by completing this course and its assessment
- The course offers pathways into the Adelaide MBA as part of the Professional Management Program
- You will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
- This PACE course may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE course or program.
Available course dates:
No dates for this course are currently being offered. Please register your interest for future dates by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org