Finance for Non-financial Managers.






This course is intended for all managers who run and lead a functional department in an organisation. Marketing, Operations, Human Resources, IT or General Managers who want to learn the tricks of handling money can greatly benefit from this course, Finance for Non-Financial Managers. You will learn basic accounting concepts and means to budgeting, allowing you to have confidence in bookkeeping and reviewing income and expenses accounts. Here, you will be given the knowledge you need to create an investment for you and/or your company. A major part of finance is about making good use of company resources by spending according to the company’s available accounts. However, you need to be well-informed before making the decision to spend. You will have the opportunity to learn how to use the tools that will help you make informed decisions when it comes to spending. In regards to handling money, it is important that managers of all departments make informed decisions, especially in the world of constantly changing trends, political instability and public opinion. Finance for Non-Financial Managers is the course you need for gaining skills that will take your business to the next step.


  • Be able to identify sources of income and expenditure;
  • Understand what financial viability entails;
  • Learn to analyse and understand all the elements of a balance sheet;
  • Be able to use a financial calculator;
  • Learn how to evaluate new investments by means of capital budgeting; and
  • Manage the cash flow of a business or household.
  1. Unit 1 What is finance?
  2. 1. Introduction to finance
  3. 2. Financial accounting concepts, principles and procedures
  4. Unit 2 Basic elements of an
    income statement
  5. 1. Format of an income statement
    2. Sources of income and expenditure
  6. Unit 3 Basic elements of a
    Balance sheet
  7. 1. Basic elements of a balance sheet
    2. Concept of an asset
    3. Concept of liability
    4. Comparing and evaluating balance sheets
    5. Ratios
  8. Unit 4 Compiling a personal
  9. asset and liability statement
  10. Compiling a personal asset and liability statement
  11. Unit 5 Making financial
    decisions using financial
  12. 1. Compiling a personal asset
    and liability statement
    2. Cashflow and liquidity
  13. Unit 6 The accounting cycle
  14. 1. The accounting cycle
  15. Unit 7 Management reports
    and month-ends
  16. 1. Management reports and month-ends

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online


5 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of all courses.

1 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of this course.

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