Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Every successful person in the workplace utilizes financial information to aid effective decision making. This workshop explains the financial concepts and accounting processes used in most businesses and provides practical techniques for career enhancement. It gives you a foundation for understanding the seven accounting cycle steps and using financial information in your decision-making. Come away with the knowledge to analyze resource allocation and evaluate financial performance. 

Lesson topics:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Finance

  • The Vocabulary of Finance
  • The Four Basic Elements of Finance
  • The Basic Financial Statements

Unit 2 - Introduction to Accounting

  • Basic Terminology
  • The Purpose of Accounting
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • Preparing Financial Statements

Unit 3 - Managing Liabilities

  • Overview of Liabilities
  • The Liabilities of a Business
  • Short-Term Liabilities
  • Long-Term Liabilities

Unit 4 - Financial Planning

  • Overview of Financial Planning
  • The Importance of Financial Planning
  • The Business Planning Process

      Learning Outcomes:

        • Definte financial terminology and accounting concepts
        • Understand the accounting cycle, debits, credits, building budgets and journals.
        • Know how to create and interpret financial statements.
        • Have information on reading financial reports and understanding the financial picture.

      Student Testimonial

      “I found the course material and course facilitator very helpful and insightful. I would recommend this course to a friend looking to get a solid handle on Accounting and Finance. Thank you for offering this course and having such an engaged teacher on board to instruct it!” -- Steven C.

      Course Dates and Times

      Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees
      June 5 - 30, 2023 Anytime Online $195
      September 5 - 29, 2023 Anytime Online $195

      Course Hours: 16 Hours

      This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.