Finance For Non-Financial Managers

To understand and speak confidently about core financial concepts and contribute effectively to financial decisions.


The program is divided into three parts:

Key Financial Statements

  • Profit & loss, balance sheet, cash flow
  • Terminology, depreciation, working capital
  • Analysing performance, key financial drivers and metrics

Long-term decisions

  • Payback, net present value, internal rate of return
  • Cashflow focus, discounted cash flow, cost of capital
  • Capital investment decisions, value creation and delivering returns to investors

Short-term decisions

  • Contribution, break-even, limiting factors
  • Cost management, variable & fixed costs, operational leverage
  • Cost allocation, product profitability and budgeting

Who is this for?

Managers who do not work in finance but are looking to better understand financial terminology and concepts so that they can confidently make meaningful contributions to strategic financial decisions.

Format & Dates

Training format

- Blended: online pre-work, 3 days residential, 1x 1-hour 1:1 financial coaching session; post program access to financial database and toolkit

- Online: 1x 1-hour kick-off webinar; access to 4 online modules available for 6 months from start date; 3x 1-hour webinars; 1x 1-hour 1:1 virtual financial coaching session



  • 15-17 March 2021


  • 15th Oct 2020 - Kick off session
  • 5 & 19 Nov & 10 Dec 2020


  • Blended: £4,600 + VAT
  • Online: £2,950 + VAT

Onsite accommodation is charged separately to your program fee, to find out what's included please read our fee information here

Program Impact

Learning Outcomes for Participants & Organization:

At the end of this program participants will gain:

  • A better understanding of financial concepts, terminology and metrics

  • An increased confidence in analysing and interpreting financial information

  • An improved appreciation of the impact of management decisions on their organisation’s financial performance

  • A greater awareness of the key financial drivers of performance and value in organisations

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"This course was a perfect introduction to the key financial metrics that affect every organization."

Neil Greg, Director of Policy and Research, Institute of Advanced Motorists


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