Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

  • Professional Effectiveness
  • Course Code: 32218

Build financial acumen that will help you minimize risk and maximize profit.

Get a grip on what those numbers and financial documents really mean. Speak the language of finance and make decisions which support the bottom line. The truth is, no matter how great your management style or how innovative your ideas, your performance in today’s economy will be measured in dollars and cents.

This course is available Live Online

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How You Will Benefit

  • Identify and describe the different methods of accounting
  • Read, understand and evaluate financial statements
  • Analyze annual reports to determine an organization's true financial picture
  • Differentiate between fixed and variable costs and plan for profit
  • Review and analyze capital expenditure budgets and operating budgets and understand the function of the capital budget
  • Increase confidence in your decisions that impact the bottom line
  • Budget more effectively
  • Be able to understand and speak the language of finance and accounting
  • Minimize and manage risk
  • Build a strong management team who make decisions with due consideration for financial impact

Course Features

  • Hands-on activities to engage participants in demonstrating skills 
  • Job aid(s) and tip sheets to take back to the workplace
  • Sample business reports and documents for applied learning


Who Should Attend

This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries seeking to gain a better understanding of the financial elements of their jobs.


146 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Miles Reid, Serpent River First Nation Economic Development Corporation Jun 7, 2019

    Great facilitator. Very engaging and knowledgeable.

  • Past Participant, University of Quebec Apr 12, 2019

    Great dialogue and discussion with the instructor and other attendees. Material we used as support was well built and with useful information. Great experience. Able to dive into our questions and provide thoughtful answers Very satisfied with the program and take aways.

  • Past Participant, Canada Post Corporation Apr 12, 2019

    Provided great relatable examples

  • Past Participant, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Apr 12, 2019

    Great facilitator

  • Pamela Hodder, Cantega Technologies Inc. Apr 11, 2019

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