Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial ManagersAMA - American Management Association
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Overcome your fear of finance and learn the financial impact of your decisions—without leaving your office.
Finance...for nonfinancial managers. It's a topic you must understand—especially during challenging economic times when financial acumen is expected at every organizational level. You've got to know how to justify a request, quantify your contributions to the company and spot profit drains immediately. Because whether you're a wizard of finance or a nonfinancial manager, performance is measured the same way—in dollars and cents!
Offering an accessible overview of finance for nonfinancial managers, this seminar features exactly what you need to further your career and build your future. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows nonfinancial managers the concepts, tools and techniques that can help make each decision pay off—on the job and on the bottom line
How You Will Benefit
- Get a firm grasp of the numbers side of your job
- Gain greater confidence with a working knowledge of business financials
- Learn how to "think finance" and translate performance into financial terms
- Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and enhance your value to the organization
- Understand the business dynamics of dollars and cents—and take initiatives that meet your short- and long-term goals
- Take the guesswork out of your decision making and deliver a better bottom line
- Expand your professional expertise—and your career opportunities
Who should attend?
This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.
Note: Please bring a calculator and a copy of your annual report (if available).
This training course will cover:
- Key finance terms: assets, liabilities, capital, depreciation, capitalization, current ratio and others
- The accounting process: journals and ledgers, how debits and credits work
- Mastering the mind-set: see business in terms of dollars-and-cents decision options that pay off—short- and long-term
- Basic accounting principles
- Applying accounting conventions and guidelines
- Developing working rules regarding your corporate financial statements
- Using the balance sheet to examine assets and liabilities
- Analyzing the income statement to assess revenues and expenses
- The statement of cash flow: sources and uses of funds
- Content and format of the annual report
- Understanding the footnotes
- Debt vs. equity financing
- How leveraging can increase return to shareholders
- Keeping your plan on target with budgetary controls
- Using profit-planning tools, break-even analysis, financial forecasting
- Cash flow: where cash comes from and how it's applied
- Elements of cost accounting
- Analyzing payback method, discounted cash flow, present value and present value index in making profitable capital investment decisions
- Criteria for examining the performance of divisions and product lines
- Understanding the cost of capital
The course is priced as follows: $2445 - Non-members
$2195 - AMA members
$2079 - GSA price
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