Finance for Non-Finance Managers

At times of change financial skills are essential – the COVID 19 crisis has accelerated changes in the adoption of technology – in some industries changes expected of ten years have come in just one. The crisis still encourages businesses to look at new solutions to their challenges, this innovation will impact other businesses in their supply chain. How will we monitor and evaluate the impact of these changes in our business? All managers will need to become better at making business cases and more adaptable in their approaches to solving problems. Financial management skills have always been key – now they are even more important.

The crisis has thrown budgets and forecasts into chaos – new approaches to planning and monitoring the business have been tried – some of these new approaches will be retained to help make businesses more dynamic. This program updates your thinking and knowledge with the latest practical ideas on managing finance with a business to prosper in COVID 19 recovery.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Understand and use financial terminology with confidence
  • Read, understand, and use financial statements
  • Mange cost, value, risk, and cash 
  • Evaluate decisions and seek improvements
  • Build and manage budgets and plans
  • Build and use forecasts
  • Make and present business cases

Who Should Attend?

All directors and managers responsibilities for managing resources or making business decisions

Trainer's Background

Our expert trainer is a finance training consultant. Over the last 25 years, he has delivered engaging and interactive programs for a wide range of organizations across Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He has even delivered finance training in Buckingham Place.

After he started his career in accountancy and working in the industry, he became a lecturer at a UK university before moving into a career in consultancy, specializing in financial and management training and coaching. He delivers training and consults widely with major organizations internationally in Europe, Middle East, and Asia. He has worked with hundreds of major “Blue Chip” organizations and trained thousands of managers at every level. He also provides confidential coaching to directors and senior executives on a one-to-one basis. He has also worked as a specialist consultant to all of the major UK professional accountancy bodies and a number of leading universities in both the UK and China.

Some of the organizations that have benefited from his expertise include:

  • BP
  • Unilever
  • Delta Airlines
  • British Energy
  • PTT
  • Permata Bank
  • Carigalihess
  • Barclay Card
  • Rockwell Electronics
  • BASF
  • Citibank
  • Barclays Bank
  • T-Mobile
  • Royal Mail
  • Sabic
  • Petroleum Development Oman
  • Goodyear
  • Tyco
  • Valeo
  • Virgin
  • Maybank
  • Hempworth Minerals & Chemicals
  • Abbots
  • Elsevier Science
  • National Grid
  • Magnox Electric
  • Fosroc International
  • Bank Simpanan Nasional
  • Talisman Energy
  • Opal Engineering
  • Carigali-PTT
  • North Birmingham College
  • British Telecom
  • TK Maxx
  • Index
  • Argos
  • Blockbuster
  • Wickes
  • Northern Foods

Event Details

14th – 17th February 2022
8 AM – 11 AM UTC
Online Workshop via Zoom

“Excellent, some concepts that were previously shrouded in mystery were shown to be remarkably simple.”

Senior Manager, BP Oil