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.

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

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

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.

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$2,295 Member Fee
$2,545 Non Member Fee
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174 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, Bell Media Nov 30, 2021

    Very relevant content and lots of time for deep discussions

  • Past Participant, Newfoundland Power Oct 25, 2021

    Excellent comprehensive content. I would have preferred in person but for a virtual course, the timing and variety of polls, exercises, chat and video kept my attention throughout.

  • Jin Baran, Sr. Accounting Specialist (Woodstock location), Toyota Tsusho Canada Inc Sep 20, 2021

  • Ai Seguin, Business Unit Supervisor, Toyota Tsusho Canada Inc Sep 20, 2021

  • Past Participant, Abbott Point Of Care Sep 9, 2021

    Great training and trainer. I enjoyed the interactivity and chance to practice.

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