Finance for non – Finance Professionals

Program Duration: 4 Days.

Program Objectives:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:
• Understand nature and role of financial accounting.
• Gain organizational performance measurement techniques.
• Learn how to read and contribute to the financial statements.
• Analyze financial statements for decision making.

Program Outcomes:
• Adopt and interpret correctly the target financial statements and ratios.
• Utilize the analysis of the financial statements in decision making process.
• Coordinate effectively with finance department as well as other concerned departments.

Program Contents:
Nature of Financial Accounting
• Concept and importance of finance.
• Nature of financial accounting in public and private organizations.

Finance and Organizational Performance
• Profitability.
• Investment.
• Efficiency.

Cash Flow Management
• Sources of cash flow.
• Utilization of cash flow.
• Methods for improving cash flow.

Breakeven Analysis
• Variable and fixed costs.
• Breakeven and decision making.

Financial Statements and Analysis
• Analysis of financial ratios.
• Profit and loss accounts.
• Balance sheets.


• Types of budgets.
• Planning and preparing a budget.

Program Design and Target Participants:
This program is designed for non finance people who are involved in preparing budgets, projects and decision making.

Program Delivery Methods:
• Workshops.
• Individual and group exercises.
• Group discussion.