Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance is the language of business. You need to understand it or be labeled as one of the disadvantaged in the business fraternity. There is a quick and easy way to equip yourself in the underlying principles of finance and get yourself acquainted with all the financial jargon and figures presented to you, whether it’s at a board meeting, via general discussions or financial statements circulated.

The workshop will guide you through the basic principles of:
• Understanding financial statements
• Interpreting the balance sheet and income statements
• Understanding cash flow
• Understanding financial jargon such as working capital capex,
capital employed, reserves, break-even cost accounting and
all the key financial ratios.

Once you have completed the workshop, you will understand:

• How to read and understand financial statements
• Basic double-entry accounting
• What affects the bottom line
• Budgeting and financial forecasts
• Basic financial ratios
• Profitability vs. cash flow
• Elements of the balance sheet, funding and gearing
• Statutory aspects of business and the various entity types
• Auditors vs. Accounting Officers
• Financial strategy and how you can positively influence

This workshop can also be presented at your premises

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Lionel Bourgeois
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

E-learning E-learning

In Class In Class

Distance Distance

Presented Presented Courses

In House In-House

Course Duration: 

8 hours ( 1 day)


R 2500 excl VAT

Course fee Includes: 

Facilitation, Lunch, Refreshments, Training Material, Feedback Report & E-certificates