90 days access
4 CPD hours

Finance for Non-financial Managers

This course is ideal for professionals who are looking for an introduction to the basics of finance. Finance for Non-financial Managers covers documents such as the profit statement, the balance sheet and cash flow analysis, and how they are linked. It also covers budgetary control, standard costing and discounted cash flow evaluations. These topics are set against the place of an organisation within the economy, different kinds of accountancy, and the way financial objectives are arrived at, implemented and monitored. Background information and knowledge is combined with interactive activities and scenarios so that learning can be applied in the workplace.

Finance for Non-financial Managers enables you to:

Learning outcomes


Financial accounting
The basics of control
Some practicalities

Target audience

This course is aimed at junior finance professionals or those in a non-finance function. It will also prove useful to those looking for a way to explain financial topics to colleagues.


David Allen is a past president of CIMA and a past chairman of the Management Accounting Committee of the International Federation of Accountants. He was employed for many years by Cadbury Schweppes group holding directorships with various subsidiary companies, notably Cadbury Ltd.

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