Financial management


This 2-day course looks at financial systems and controls the role of the non-financial person in managing and reporting finances.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the information contained in the Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss statement
  • Understand costing concepts and how to apply them
  • Understand budgeting and forecasting concepts and how to apply them


  • Introduction to Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss
    • What is recorded on the Balance Sheet
    • What is recorded on the Profit & Loss statement
  • Cash flow versus Profit
    • Cash flow statement
    • Comparing cash flow and accounting profits
    • How to influence cash flow
    • Managing TWC (Trade Working Capital)
  • Analysing financial information
  • Forecasting
    • Profit & Loss
  • Costing
    • Costing concepts
    • Costing techniques
    • Types of costing
  • Budgeting
    • Budgeting concepts
    • Budgeting process
    • Types of budgets
    • Managing budgetary variations
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  • Sources of finance
    • Identifying sources of finance
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