During the Covid-19 outbreak, the Chamber is offering a range of digital events and webinars to support business.

Finance for non Financial Managers

Finance for non Financial Managers

@ Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 40 George Street EDINBURGH Midlothian EH2 2LE

2nd December, 2020 09:30-16:30 Training 195.00-250.00
This intensive and practical course provides participants with a solid grounding in many aspects of finance, including exploration and interpretation of their own financial statements, management accounts, budgets and investment appraisal decisions.
The format of the day includes facilitator-led discussion, group and individual activities and practical hands on creation of financial statements.

The course content includes:
  • Accounting conventions and principles
  • The bookkeeping process
  • Cashflow forecasts and statements
  • Calculating profit
  • Balancing the books
  • Finding financial ratios
  • Business ratios
 Who should attend?
This course is ideal for anyone in a management or budget responsibility role. Training is suitable for beginner to intermediate level

Learning Outcomes:  

You will learn how to:
  • Explain the principles of, and differences between financial accounts and management accounts
  • Explore your own financial statements (financial accounts and management accounts)
  • Prepare and understand profit and loss accounts, balance sheets and consider their significance within your own organisation and how operational decisions can impact on results
  • Produce cash flow forecasts, understand the difference between profit and cash, and explore why it matters
  • Undertake effective business performance analysis
  • Understand budgetary procedures with particular attention given to interpreting people’s motivation to action and achieving ‘win/win’ outcomes
  • Prepare a variety of income and cost budgets
  • Ask relevant questions about financial matters
Course Director:  Bryan Leslie

Train your team:
This course can be delivered on site for corporate teams and tailored to your specific requirements. For details contact training@edinburghchamber.co.uk

The ECC training experience:
  • Expert trainers - Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field
  • Quality delivery - Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement
  • Practical training methods - Theory and practical based training to take back to the office
  • Small class sizes - No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers
  • Wide breadth of topics - ECC offer over 40 different essential business training courses covering everything from Leadership and Management through to Digital and International Trade
  • 3 learning levels – Beginner /Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced
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