Essentials of Business Finance

Don't let limitations in financial acumen hold you back!

Financial skills are fundamental to any managerial position. Learn how to think about finance, and you'll expand your career opportunities. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows non-financial managers the concepts, tools and techniques that can help make each decision pay off - on the job and on the bottom line. 

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

How You Will Benefit

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  • Improve decision-making with consideration for financial impact
  • Learn to budget more effectively
  • 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
  • Minimize and manage risk with better insights into financial implications



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.


$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.

When colleagues learn together, everyone benefits!

Connect with an advisor to discuss delivering this course to your team.

207 Reviews 4 Star

Course Reviews

  • Past Participant, General Manager Dec 12, 2023

    Great instructor

  • Past Participant, Sales Manager Dec 12, 2023

    Instructor was excellent and willing to spend time after class to go over specific examples

  • Past Participant, Manager, Reference Services Dec 12, 2023

    Being in-person for the class was great, and the location was nice. My favorite section was on the evaluation of project financing - I think this will be very useful in my role. Aadil was a wonderful and patient instructor.

  • Past Participant, Manager Quality Control Engineering Nov 16, 2023

    Excellent Presentation and Informative.

  • Deborah M., Manufacturing Supervisor Oct 24, 2023

    I enjoyed the training and gained a lot of value from it. Richard is a great tutor. The materials and explanations were easy to follow. I will certainly recommend this training to my colleagues.

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