Course Description

One of three combined business skills workshops, This programme will provide participants with detailed information on planning finance for initial business start up, and to enable understanding of the basic financial structures required to successfully and profitably run a business. 

Target Audience

This course is ideal for those from a non financial background to become more confident in managing business finance.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this programme participants will be able to;
Understand and interpret financial statements.
Create and manage P&L and Balance sheet accounts.
Develop and create appropriate budgets.
Use Microsoft Excel to manage business finance.
Develop systems to better manage operations

Course Outline

Financial Terminology
Basic business accounts
Trading, Profit and Loss Accounts
Balance Sheets
Cash flow management
Excel Workbooks
Managing Workbooks
Performing Calculations
Formatting worksheets & Cells
Finance Reporting
Information Systems


Why attend this programme

In order to function effectively in business, all managers need to have a good understanding of finance, how it affects the day-to-day operations of an organisation and its importance in the planning and decision-making processes.

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