Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

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.

For organizations, this course supports the Performance and Productivity Impact Area - improving resource management, agility and innovation.

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.

Live Online classes are delivered in partnership with American Management Association.

Live Online courses delivered in partnership with American Management Association


$2,595 Non Member Fee
$2,345 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

$2,595 Non Member Fee
$2,345 Member Fee

Do you need a different date or location? We offer Courses On Request.

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186 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Lena Bucciarelli, Kumon Canada Inc. Oct 25, 2022

    The session was great! Professionally lead and a great learning environment for sharing and asking questions.

  • Past Participant, Legal Aid Ontario Oct 25, 2022

    not very applicable for non for profits.

  • Past Participant, Kinectrics Oct 24, 2022

  • Past Participant, Alectra Utilities Sep 27, 2022

  • Past Participant, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd. Sep 13, 2022

    Instructor was great. I would like more focus on P&L, growth, profit margins, financial strategic decision making in a business, CAGR, forecasting, etc. -- these things are relevant for moving up in the pharma industry

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