Welcome to the Finance for Non-Financial Managers course. 
This online course provides a comprehensive introduction to the day-to-day financial workings of small and medium-sized businesses. We look at the benefits of financial competence, explain the difference between cash and profit and between financial accounting and management accounting. 
We also look at the purposes and structure of a balance sheet, a profit and loss account and a cash flow statement, and how to use financial statements to discover how a company is performing. Different models and theories are employed throughout to illustrate the various topics.

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Is this course for me?
This module is aimed at all professionals who want to learn about finance.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Understand the benefits of financial competence
  • Differentiate between financial accounting and management accounting 
  • Understand the purpose and structure of the balance sheet, profit and loss account and cash flow statement
  • Learn how to use information from financial statements to discover how a company is performing
  • Learn how to plan a budget effectively.

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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 45 minutes to complete.

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes - you will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Scroll to the top of the page and click on the       Join course       button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.