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This intense 3-day training seminar will build the financial acumen and business savvy of non-financial professionals. Developing an understanding of how their organization interprets results is critical to understand the financial rationale behind company decisions and to better contribute to the organization’s goals. Creating successful business cases with minimal administrative work is also vital to an organization's success.

This workshop is geared toward busy non-financial professionals who are looking to enhance their financial knowledge. At the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Read and understand key financial reports
  • Communicate financial results effectively
  • Describe their department's performance using financial terms
  • Use financial acumen to enhance departmental results
  • Use financial analysis to support decisions and obtain buy-in on key proposals
  • Create successful business cases

As a result of the above learning outcomes, participants should find that their financial knowledge provides them with additional insight that ultimately will increase their career growth and potential.

Topics covered

  • Fundamentals of finance and terminology
  • Key financial statements
  • Interpreting financial results
  • Reviewing financial reports
  • Key financial ratios and performance measures
  • Working Capital
  • Operating Cash Flow
  • Creating effective business cases
  • Payback Periods
  • Net Present Value (NPV)
  • Internal Rates of Return (IRR)
  • Types of analysis conducted by Finance and key decision-makers

Workshop format

This workshop is highly interactive. Participants will with exercises to learn through doing. It is highly recommended that participants bring a calculator with them to obtain maximum benefit.

Who will benefit

The workshop will be beneficial to participants in non-financial roles who are looking to enhance their knowledge of finance. It will also be useful for individuals who are responsible for managing a cost centre and/or preparing business cases and those are currently or who aspire to become senior leaders within their organization.

Price: $1,499

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