Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

Executives and business professionals need to understand the financial factors critical to business success. This course will show how finance works in today’s fast-moving business environment. For any business the key elements of profitability, liquidity and financial structure are critical for continuing success and competitiveness. So, these three elements are comprehensively explored and developed at all levels of business activity.

Course Overview

You will learn about the accounting processes of recording and reporting business transactions, and how these are summarized as periodic financial reports in accordance with statutory requirements. You will also learn how these financial reports are analyzed by a variety of user groups. This course also has an inward focus and will explain why management accounting is essential to business survival, and success. It will show how budgeting can control costs and improve profitability. It will explain and develop tools and techniques for evaluating proposed new investment projects. Lastly, this course will enable you to understand the business from both a financial and strategic perspective, and how business decisions will impact on corporate profitability.

What you’ll learn
  • More knowledgeable about accounting and finance systems, and the meaning of financial statements & reports
  • Better informed financially, to enable improved executive decision-making
  • Better able to contribute to financial discussion, and communicate in financial language
  • Better able to contribute to the effective financial management of their organization
  • Able to evaluate alternative courses of action and identify the most effective choices with regard to the future improvement of their organization
  • Able to liaise more effectively with departments on financial matters

Candidates must;

  • Be proficient in English Language
  • Have access to either a computer or smartphone with internet connectivity
  • Be equipped with quality webcam and headphones
Duration & Fees
  • Regular – 8 Weeks – ₦150,000
  • Fast-Track – 6 Weeks – ₦225,000
Program Dates
  • August – October, 2024
  • October – December, 2024
  • February – April, 2025
  • May – July, 2025