Online course
£522.00 + VAT


Prerequisite Courses

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Finance for Non-Financial Managers 3 Bundle – Online Course

Introductory Skills

This course bundle contains five of our courses in one: The Basics of Business Finance, Budgeting and Forecasting, Investment Appraisal, How to Analyse a Company & Understanding Shareholder Value, for which you can view the full programmes below.

Courses forming this bundle

The Basics of Business Finance – Essentials Online Course

This course is designed to give you a good understanding of the basics of business finance. You will learn how businesses are funded and what the money’s used for; how they make profits and generate cash; how to measure business performance; where to find the information you’ll need.  You’ll see how income statements and balance sheets work and you’ll also understand key financial jargon, concepts and commonly used financial metrics. 

Budgeting and Forecasting – Essentials Online Course

Learn all about budgeting and forecasting.  This course will help you understand how to go about preparing a budget including what information you’ll need to ask for before you start and how to review your numbers for reasonableness.  You’ll see how to use typical monthly reports and learn how to input to the forecasting process.

Investment Appraisal – Essentials Online Course

Understand investment appraisal from first principles. We cover payback period, ROI, NPV, IRR and making the business case. We also show you how to think about the inputs to your spreadsheet and how to challenge the assumptions to ensure that  you’re making the best possible decisions.

How to Analyse a Company – Coffee Break

Learn how to analyse a company in just 20 minutes with a series of 6 steps that will give you a quick and easy view of how a company’s doing.

Whether you’re looking from the point of view of a supplier, a lender, an investor or a potential employee, by the end of the course you’ll be in a good position to make an assessment of how the business is performing, whether it is financially sound and what the future is likely to hold. 

Understanding Shareholder Value – Essentials Online Course

By the end of the course, you will have a good understanding of shareholder value, including what it means from a shareholder’s point of view; what it means from a company’s point of view; the levers a company can pull to create more value; making the link with strategic actions that drive value creation and communicating shareholder value.