Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance for Non-Financial Managers gives you the power to understand your business finances and hold confident discussions about them, without resorting to accountant speak.  Management decisions rely heavily on a sound understanding of the financial implications to the business.  

This course follows a facilitator led workshop format, with a range of interactive activities, case studies, and models, along with group work, and individual workbook exercises.  The course assumes little or no prior accounting knowledge.

Who should attend:

This course is valuable for non-financial team leaders, supervisors, project managers, small business owners, department heads and others who wish to develop an understanding of finance and financial language. 


The aim of this course is make financial management accessible and useful and to demystify accounting and finance so that attendees can understand basic business accounts.

Topics covered:  

  • Understanding basic financial terminology
  • Showing how money works in a business and how it is accounted for
  • Understanding how businesses raise money
  • Understand key accounting concepts
  • Explain the difference between profit and cash flow
  • Understand the composition and contents of a set of financial statements, in particular the balance sheet and profit & loss account

Rotorua Chamber of Commerce is registered to deliver services for the Capability Development Voucher scheme delivered by the Regional Business Partners.  Eligible businesses may receive funding up to 50%,  with a $5,000 limit to support them training to improve management capability, to find out more contact the chamber on 07 346 3657 or your local Regional  Business Partner, Phil Becker on 021 420 991.
Tuesday, 13th March, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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