Finance for Non–Finance Professionals

Duration of Class : 4 Days
Availability of Weekend and Weekday slots
Certified Instructor
Flexible schedules

Course Overview

The Finance training is designed specifically for non-finance directors and senior managers who are looking to learn and be more involved in the financial aspects of their business or company they work for including keeping up-to-date with the financial health of an organization in the context of its strategic objectives. 

Finance for Non–Finance Professionals course will give you an understanding of key financial concepts and terminology, as well as the skills and knowledge required to evaluate business plans with confidence, question financial information and contribute more effectively to decision-making. 

The program will cover helping you to understand the management reporting shared and know how to analyze it to build, adapt or implement the organization’s strategy.  In addition to that, you will understand common financial statements and, how they relate to each other and are affected by business decisions.  

The training will also help you to understand the relationship between financial and corporate strategies, the concept of financial risk, and the importance of risk assessment and management. 

Course Breakdown

Understanding the financial concept

  • Introduction of international accounting and financial reporting standards (IFRS and IAS)
  • Usage of financial information for strategic decision making.

Understanding of financials statement to assess the financial health of organization, to make decision of investment or improvement

  • Balance sheet / statement of financial position
  • Profit and loss / statement of profit and loss
  • Cash flow statement
  • Statement of equity

Evaluating performance of your organization

  • Measuring & improving efficiency
  • Profitability ratios
  • Breakeven analysis
  • Variance analysis
  • Benchmarking against industry standards
  • Key performance indicators
  • Vertical analysis
  • Horizontal analysis

Working capital management importance to manage operational funding requirements

  • Debtors’ / account receivable management
  • Stock / inventory management
  • Creditor management
  • Cash management

Investment decision-making and project appraisal methods

  • Cost –benefit analysis
  • Break-even concepts
  • Payback period
  • Time value of money, NPV, IRR

Corporate finance decisions for the organization to maximize the shareholder wealth

  • Capital structure
  • Capital financing
  • Investments and capital budgeting

Dividend polices decision

  • Dividends and return on capital

Application of financial Information in strategic analysis and decision making

  • PEST analysis to analyze the external environment of the organization
  • SWOT analysis to analyze internal environment of the organization
  • Porter’s five forces to analyses completion in the industry
  • BCG matrix to analyze strategic position of the organization

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the benefits of registering for a course at NADIA?

NADIA Training Institute has been the benchmark for professional training and certification in the Middle East for 40 years. We have built thousands of careers and developed skill sets with our government-approved and internationally accredited training. NADIA Training Institute Professional Certifications are widely recognized by employers in the region and can be used to enhance your job prospects, enrich your CV and build your career.

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Does NADIA offer weekend and weekday classes?

Yes, we offer weekend and weekday classes based on students requirements. This may be planned with our training consultants at the time of course registration.

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