Fundamentals of Finance for the non-financial Executive

Fundamentals of Finance for the non-financial Executive

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Learn the language of finance

Financial reports speak their own language, and managers without a strong finance background often find themselves bewildered by what is being said. Finance for Non-Financial Executives helps managers become familiar with essential financial information, showing them how to "speak the language of numbers" and implement financial data in their daily business decisions. In addition, it clarifies how and why financial decisions impact business and operational objectives.

Finance is not for accountants only

Not just accountancyspecialists deal with spreadsheets, figures and the financial side of business. It's highly likely that, as a line manager, business manager or department head, you're going to have to analyze or make financial data at some point, or have some form of financial recording to do as part of your job description.

Learn the essential and critical business skills

In today’s business world, even non-finance executives are often called upon to make quick and accurate decisions about financial issues. The higher you rise in an organization, the more important such financial skills become. This workshop “Finance for Non-Finance Executives” is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of financial management principles and equip you with the practical skills to develop informed and effective financial plans. You will learn business critical skills in analyzing financial statements, applied corporate finance, understand key financial indicators better, strategic management and the financial planning process. This workshop will enable you to contribute to discussions about the financial performance of your organization or business unit and will give you the confidence to make decisions based on financial data.

Don’t miss this training

If you feel baffled by balance sheets, or confused by cashflow statements, then this training course is made for you. This workshop will take you through the basics of finance for non-financial managers, to help you become familiar with the terminology, what it all means and how you can influence the financial success of your company, business unit or department.

These training seminars are designed to enable the manager to :

  • Answer questions about costs that affect his job
  • Keep track of income and expenses associated with his job
  • Recognize key facts in his company’s financial statements
  • Understand what the full story is in the company financial report
  • Competently deal with the company’s financial executives
  • Easily justify his division’s budget
  • Evaluate the financial outcome of his ideas before actually presenting them

More than 8.000 managers, directors, executives and professionals followed this training in the last seven years. Don’t miss out and register today.   


1.295 € excl. VAT

You will receive an extra discount  if one or more colleagues of yours participate in this event. Besides the financial support of the Vlaamse Overheid (the discount of 50 % if applicable for your company), the IFBD grants per extra participating colleague  5% extra discount on the total amount with a maximum discount of 20% (= 5 delegates or more).

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