Course Overview

The Finance for Non-Finance Managers is specifically designed for experienced executives from non-financial backgrounds who need to understand, evaluate and deliver results while utilizing financial information to inform their decisions.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this Finance for Non-Financial Managers training course your participants will be able to:

  1. Understand financial terms and confidently discuss issues that affect company finance
  2. Interpret the three key financial statements – Profit & Loss, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow
  3. Plan, Implement and Monitor a Budgets

Training Coverage

  • The financial objectives of the business
  • How a company is funded – debt & equity
  • The key financial statements
    • Profit & Loss Account,
    • Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
  • Profit vs Cash Accounting
  • Key Financial Ratios – profitability & operational gearing
  • Breakeven analysis
  • Working Capital & Cash Flow management
  • Accruals & Prepayments
  • Costs – behaviour & treatment
  • Capex & Opex and Depreciation
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Management Accounts

Duration: 5 days


  • Kenyans: available on request.
  • USD 2000.

Venue: Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya and Kigali, Rwanda