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Finance training for non-financial managers

This introductory one-day workshop is perfect for non-financial executives, directors and managers at all levels who wish to gain a practical working knowledge of finance. It de-mystifies the language of finance to enable managers to contribute more effectively to business performance and talk more easily to financial colleagues.

The course enables delegates to understand key accounting concepts, and improve forecasting and cost management skills. It can be customised to individual companies using an organisation's own financial information.

Course content

  • How to interpret accounts, profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Use of financial ratios
  • Understanding accounts, accounting standards and rules
  • Management accounting
  • Control of working capital, stock, creditors, debtors and cash
  • Budget forecasting and control
  • Cost accounting and control
  • Understanding the need to financially appraise capital expenditure projects
  • Company taxation and strategies.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


No assessment but delegates receive a certificate of attendance.

More details

By completing this course, delegates will:

  • Be able to demonstrate their understanding of financial techniques associated with capital expenditure and the concept of risk management
  • Be able to keep their budgeting and forecasting under stricter control
  • Understand financial jargon around reports.


Who are Make UK?

Make UK has been helping companies to keep themselves and their employees safe for over 125 years. We deliver more than 10,000 training days each year and were the very first NEBOSH training partner

Together, we help your business to perform and grow.

Member pricing breakdown

*Member price = £299 + VAT - Member discount applies to Make UK Members, and subscribers to our EHS or HR & Legal support packages (discount applied upon booking)