2020 Finance for Non-Finance Managers Essential Updates 1 Day

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Coronavirus, Lower Prices – All Courses will be delivered live online, until further notice. At the same times and days as the originally listed course. All other course details will remain unchanged.  Once the current restrictions are lifted, all Online Course attendees, who paid for their courses on an in person basis, will be offered a free place on one of our equivalent in person courses.  To ensure that the executives attending this training course will get the maximum possible benefit, the delegate numbers will be limited to eight.

Delegate Comments on the Finance for Non-Finance Managers Training Course 2020 Essential Updates

'The course has great content and gives a good understanding of business finance. Course will enable me to understand my business accounts better.' Roger Pleasants - Board Director, Project Solver Limited

'Excellent course. Upon completion more knowledgeable on the subject. Will recommend to colleagues.' Paul Doyle – Operations Director, Bauer Technologies Ltd

'Excellent tutor who used appropriate and relevant real life examples.'
Graham McPhail – Head of Education & Training, CITB, Construction & Industry Training Board

' Massively useful - it was like opening a book that I now have a greater understanding of'
Adam Godfrey - Senior Partner, Stiles Harold Williams LLP

'An excellent course.' Sukhjit Gill - Managing Director, Inclusive Technology

'Excellent second day' Graham Batters Regional Manager, Ball and Young Ltd

'Good number of examples made what I expected to be a dry subject interesting'
David Elsy Partner, Withers & Rogers LLP

'Second day in particular was helpful to put concepts in place and to discuss issues related to our own organisations - thanks'
Hanneke Lam Business Manager, Agrinatura EEIG

'Very interesting and useful course.' Andrew Naismith - Managing Director, CAE UK Plc and CAE ATS Plc

Finance for Non-Finance Managers Training Course - 2020 Essentials Update

This training course builds upon your previous knowledge and experience.  It will elevate you to the top 2% of any group of Board Directors or Senior Executives, in terms of your analytical financial, decision making and business management skills. This training course is being constantly updated to always contain the latest financial issues and includes information on financial matters that will only come into force in 2020 and therefore first apply to accounting periods starting on or after 1 January 2020.

The day primarily covers: Strategic Business Valuations; The impact of finnacial policy decisons upon the Bottom Line and the Balance Sheet, Costing methods and their very significant impact upon decision making; traditional budgeting versus Zero Based Budgeting; the interaction of ROCE (Return on Capital Employed), Gearing and ROI (Return on Investment) upon the Corporate Risk and Reward profile; Consolidated Accounts and EBITDA, Earnings Before Interest, Taxation, Depreciation and Amortisation; Company Acquisitions and Disposals; Strategic Financial Risk Management; 2019 and 2020 accounting changes and Maximising Shareholder Value.

There will be some foundation topics that will be summarised and reviewed, followed by topics and concepts that will be new to most delegates, including the recent compulsory financial changes effective 1 January 2018 and 2019. All of the learning points will be reinforced through the extensive use of case studies and hands on exercises. There will also be the opportunity to analyse your own financial accounts, or those of a competitor or another company that you are interested in.

You will become supremely confident and capable in all types of financial discussions.  You will become more confident in your contributions and abilities, when communicating with financial professionals and other managers, directors, investors, suppliers and key clients.

Compared to our 1 day standard Finance for Non-Finance Managers training course, this training course places a much greater emphasis on recent major financial changes, decision making and hands-on case studies, where attendees get the opportunity to practice and reinforce the skills and knowledge learned and really integrate them into their core knowledge and skill set, so that their use becomes instinctive and automatic.

To ensure that the delegates attending this training course will get the maximum possible benefit from their time and that the discussions will be at their most effective; the maximum delegate numbers are normally limited to 12 attendees

Finance for Non-Finance Managers Training Course Content - 2020 Essentials Update

Summary Financial Overview

Forecasts and Budgets

Consolidated Accounts

Company Acquisitions and Disposals

Strategic Financial Risk Management

Financial Operational Management

Enhancing Company Value and Return to Shareholders

Other Financial Factors and their Influence on Decision Making

Training Course Leader

The Course Leader is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, an FCA, and a Chartered Director; the Board Director qualification awarded by the Institute of Directors.  He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Consulting and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. He serves on the Thames Valley Board of the Chartered Management Institute and was the lead Finance for Non-Finance directors tutor for many years for the Chartered Management Institute. He has just completed 12 years on the Chartered Director and Standards Committees of the Institute of Directors. The Chartered Director Committee of the Institute of Directors was the body that advised the Institute of Directors for more than 12 years, as to what UK Board Directors should know in order to properly fulfil the role of a company director.  This committee helped to shape the Institute of Directors examination syllabus in the UK.  He has been closely involved at a senior level for more than 20 years, in all aspects of the professional development of company directors and managers; he has also served on a Plc audit committee and a remuneration committee.

In addition to professional executive and director development services, he is actively involved in company acquisitions and disposals, as well as providing board level financial consulting services. He has practical experience of funding new start ups and investments, including raising new Equity Share Capital.

He has over 30 years of successful UK and International experience, including 7 years as the Finance Director, Company Secretary and then the Chief Executive of a Plc, as well as 14 years with KPMG Management Consulting, IBM and Arthur Andersen.

The course tutor is a very well qualified and highly experienced individual. His delivery style is dynamic, approachable and highly engaging, enabling him to deliver a workshop that you will remember and enjoy. His courses are always assessed as "Excellent" by the delegates, based upon the average across all of the delegate evaluations.

Training Course Learning Objectives

This training course enables participants to understand better, the key attributes and approaches that underpin a strategic and tactical financial approach to management and help to develop the key skills and styles that will allow participants to be more effective when adopting and applying a decision making approach to management.

By the end of this training course participants will be better able to:

Who will benefit from attending this training course?

General Managers, Board Directors, Trustees, Company Directors, Department Heads, Sales Managers, Marketing Managers, Administration Managers, Human Resources Managers, Purchasing Managers, IT Managers, Budget Holders, Production Managers, Technical Managers, Facilities Managers, Site Managers, Property Managers, Advertising Managers, Media Managers, Medical Managers, Charity Heads, Charity Managers, Medical Services Managers, Communications Managers, Logistics Managers, and any other managers or executives interested in improving their financial skills and knowledge for the benefit of their organisation and their personal career development.

Delegate Comments on the Finance for Non-Finance Managers Training Courses run by this Course Leader

'Excellent course.' Thomas Peace - Director, Jonarve

'Fantastic course' Fiona Simons – Director of Content Operations, Discovery Communications Ltd

'An absolutely brilliant training session on finance for non-financial managers. It was the best training course I’ve ever attended.'
Charlotte Sansom – Senior PR Manager, DWF LLP

'Very good course and good supporting documentation' Alex Low – Contracts Manager, Seajacks UK Limited

'Good examples (cases), which made presentation very good and easy to understand'
Azra Loncarevic-Srmic –Director of Screening & Research, Cardiac Risk in the Young

'Excellent course.  Knowledgeable course leader provided us with all the essential details that a non-finance manager needs to approach financial analysis, backed up with insightful comments and examples, resulting in delegates taking away practical and readily applicable skills.'
Operations Manager of a large logistics and storage company

'A great course …...  I’ve recommended this internally.'
Director of a large practice of chartered surveyors

'I found the analysis of real companies particularly helpful.'
Alison Biegel, Operations Manager, Anglia Tours Limited

'I would recommend this course – Enjoyed the course'
Peter Crosby – Briton Price Limited

'Very interesting, very comprehensive and flexible'
Bryony Lester – Superstat Limited

'Tutor was extremely knowledgeable'
Lorraine Nicholson – Access Training

'Very good, many thanks'
Robert Leach – Mosdorfor CCL Systems Limited

'I would recommend this course'
Ben Rowles – CSE Education Systems

'Comprehensive look at accounts, budgets and cash flows.'
Commercial Manager, Signpost Ltd

'Good information for an overall view on finance'
Manpreet Bhella – Care Training East Midlands Limited

'Very interesting – Superb overview'
Mark Barfield – British Triathlon Federation

Internal Staff Training and Development

This training workshop, along with most of our other best practice training workshops, can be delivered as an internal training course at your premises. Even with groups as small as 6-8 delegates, the course fees per person for internal training workshops can be lower than for open events. The potential savings are even greater, if the travel time and the travel costs of the delegates are included.

Running training workshops internally is very convenient and it allows the participants to explore how key issues will impact on them and their organization. Then as a team they can begin to agree upon a development action plan, with priorities. This approach is favoured by many of our clients as it combines a high quality service with excellent value for money and is a highly effective route for staff development.

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Certificates of Professional Development.

This course is recognised for CPD purposes by most professional institutes and associations including the Law Society, the CIM, the CMI, the ICAEW, the Institute of Learning and the CIPD. Formal Certificates of Professional Development will be issued by email to participants who successfully complete this course. These certificates will enable participants to evidence the update of their CPD records. The workshop will consider how to best apply the knowledge gained by the delegates upon their return to the workplace. This element of the programme is designed to maximise the benefits of attending and enable participants to make valued judgments when recording CPD activities