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Finance, Accounting & Tax

Demystifying Finance - Understand and Interpret Data like a Pro!

Course details

Start Date

7 February 2022

CPD Points

4

Cost

£205

Length

Half day (09:00-13:00)

Location

GTA University Centre

Course Overview

This comprehensive course (formerly part of the Finance for non-Finance Manager series) has been designed to provide those working in management from a non-accountancy background with all of the tools they will need to master the essentials of company accounting and bookkeeping. This course (in its entirety) aims to demystify the world of finance so that you can be confident in your own understanding of the information presented to you by company accountants.

This course will help you identify and interpret financial data, and other relevant information. In addition, where possible, the tutor will aim to use examples relevant to each attendee’s specific profession to provide maximum gain from the sessions.

Whilst this course is designed as three sessions covering complementary areas you are free to attend one or more sessions depending on your individual needs. If you attend all three sessions you are eligible for a discount of 10%.

Course Content

In this session you will learn the importance of financial analysis and how the process of evaluating businesses, projects and other finance related data can determine your performance and suitability.

You will also examine the key areas of financial statements and how to review and interpret them through an interactive review exercise.

You will be given a thorough overview in:

  • Financial analysis
  • Management information systems (MIS) and board reporting basics
  • Project analysis
  • How to review an interpret the results within a set of the Financial Statements

The course will also look at a number of other relevant topics that non-financial managers should be aware of.

Course Benefits

The course is aimed at those wishing to improve their knowledge of basic accounting and understand the underlying principles of management accounting and budgeting.

This course has been developed for the GTA University Centre and focuses on both the finance and commercial sector.

At the end of the course you will have a wider knowledge of the types of financial data in a business and how best to interpret them.

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Victoria Le Poidevin

    Vicky Le Poidevin is a fellow of the ICAEW with over 15 years’ experience in the finance sector. She trained with a big four firm and spent time in senior roles in both the Fund and Trust sector before joining Offshore in September 2016. Vicky’s previous training experience includes delivering courses for both qualified and unqualified staff at a big four firm, evening classes at a professional training agency and to industry professionals in her role at Offshore.

Upcoming Courses

Some courses we run are scheduled based on demand. Please ensure you register your interest to ensure we know which courses you would like to attend.