Finance For Non-Finance Managers
Become More Commercially Savvy


Managers tend to struggle understanding the financial and commercial aspects of business.

After all, they can be complex beasts and it’s not normally part of your everyday role.

This course will take you step by step to understand this essential part of business so you develop your knowledge and competence within this area.


This programme will help you to:

  • Understand the world of accountancy and finance
  • Cut through the fog of commonly used financial jargon
  • Understand the main accountancy statements that are used
  • Understand what makes up profit and loss
  • Create budgets and forecasts
  • Analyse the financials of a company


Programme Outline

This programme is made up of 12 microlearning sessions.

  • An Introduction To Accountancy & Finance
  • Understanding The 3 Main Accountancy Statements
  • The DNA Of A Profit & Loss Statement
  • The DNA Of A Balance Sheet
  • The DNA Of A Cash Flow Statement
  • Why Cash Doesn’t Equal Profit
  • Understanding Working Capital: What Is It? How Can We Manage It?
  • Capital Expenditure v Revenue (Operating) Expenditure
  • Cost Behaviour (Fixed, Variable, Semi-Variable)
  • How To Put Together A Budget
  • Assessing Variances & Reforecasting The Budget
  • The Effects Of Depreciation
  • How Your Day To Day Decisions Impact Profit & Cash Flow
  • Financial Analysis – Understanding Ratio Analysis & How To Use It
  • The Definitions Of Commonly Used Financial Terms

Session Example

The DNA Of A Profit & Loss Statement

Each session comes with the following:

Action Planning

1-Page Cheat Sheet

Session Notes

You will also receive a coaching blueprint to help you embed the learning in the workplace.


Ordering is really simple.

The price of this course is just £19.95 per person.

For that you will have access to the 12 microlearning sessions that make up this programme.

You can book and pay with your card immediately or through invoice.

Once your booking has been processed you will get access to Skillshub and your course


Q – Can I lease or purchase this course to put on our own LMS?
A – Yes! Please contact us at or 02476 998 101 and we will send you the options and fees

Q – Is this programme certified?
A – Yes! It is certified through CPD. Once you have completed the programme you will receive a CPD certificate.

Q – Do I get a discount if I order in bulk?
A – Yes! If you would like to order 10+ courses then please contact us at or 02476 998 101

Q – I’m booking for someone else. What happens after I order?
A – We’ll contact you to get their details and we’ll set them up on the system.

Q – Is there a test or an assessment at the end?
A – No. These sessions are all about taking action in the workplace and making a difference rather than a memory test.

Q – How long does each session last?
A – The sessions range from 60 seconds through to 5 minutes. The majority of them are 3 minutes.

Q – Do I receive any reference materials?
A – Yes! Each session comes with a one page cheat sheet, the transcript of the session, 3 specific actions to take back in the workplace and some coaching questions about the session for your own line manager to use with you or for you to use them as a self-coaching aid.

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