Finance for Non-Finance Managers

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  • Equip yourself with tools and techniques to enable you to fulfill your organizational goals
  • Assimilate, Analyze Financial data and communicate effectively with the financial team
  • Enhance your budgeting and Financial Planning skills
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month
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Improve Your Planning and Budgeting Skills

Basic knowledge of finance is essential for all professionals, even if they do not have a direct role to play in the finance and accounting departments. Managers who lack the capacity to make intelligent assessments of financial data will find themselves handicapped and unable to understand the impact of their strategies on the financial bottom line.

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  • 16 hours of Live Instructor-Led Training 

  • Learn through case studies, examples and exercises 

  • Hands-on Training with proven case studies 

  • Downloadable courseware 

  • Get KnowledgeHut issued participation certificates 

  • Credential fee is included in course fee   

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Master skills through hands-on activities, team-based exercises, and practical case studies 

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Engage and learn from certified instructors who are also industry experts  

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Learn new tricks while mastering concepts with the latest and the most updated curriculum  

Practical Training

Learn with the help of case studies, hands-on exercises, and guided practice 

Start from Scratch

Understand concepts by learning practically through step-by-step guidance and detailed feedback 

Continual Learning Support

Get access to webinars, e-books, tutorials, articles, and interview questions 



There are no prerequisites for taking this course 

However, it would be helpful if you are familiar with the functions of Excel (preferably Excel 2007 or 2010)  

Who should attend the course

Mid-level Executives

Marketing Professionals

Operations Professionals

Materials Experts

Human Resource Professionals

Anyone who desires to understand the basics of Finances


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What you will learn

Basics of Financial Accounting

Learn and understand the basics of financial accounting terms and concepts 

Objectives of Financial Statements

Get a greater understanding of accounting and finance systems and the objectives of financial statements 

Knowledge of Frameworks

Get a deeper Knowledge of frameworks for applying financial analysis to management decision making 

Basic Planning and Budgeting Skills

Understand the basics of basic planning and budgeting skills, along with financial models, key financial ratios and indicators 

Gain Confidence

Learn ways to gain confidence and skills to contribute to financial management within their organization 

Business Strategy

Understand the role of finance within the larger organizational structure and its contribution to overall business strategy 

Transform Your Workforce

Enhance Your Team’s Financial Planning Skills

Leverage the power of great financial planning and drive efficiency across your enterprise. Gete your teams the finance for non-finance managers training to and develop teams that manage budgets better and are savvy with numbers.   

  • Deliver best practices and most up-to-date tools. 
  • Skill development with your business objectives. 
  • Leverage KnowledgeHut's Immersive Learning approach. 
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  • The role of finance 
  • Finance organization structure- key roles and responsibilities 
  • Understanding the language of finance and accounting 
  • How financial transactions are recorded- process, sub process and transaction flows 

  • How money flows into the business 
  • Sources of long-term finance –debt and equity 
  • The difference between turnover, cash, and profit 

  • Income statement 
  • Balance sheet 
  • Cash flow statement 

  • Evaluating the financial health of a company
  • Ratio analysis: profitability, efficiency and liquidity 
  • Reading through the numbers and understanding trends 
  • The importance of cash cycle 
  • Managing receivables, inventory, and payables 
  • Sources of short-term finance 
  • Management accounting and decision making 
  • Cost behavior 
  • Pricing strategies 
  • Planning, budgeting, and forecasting for organizations 
  • Motivation and the behavioral aspects of budgeting 
  • Budgeting and forecasting exercise in excel 
  • Capital projects 
  • Investment appraisal techniques 
  • Discounted cash flow 
  • Net present value 
  • Internal rate of return 


Finance for Non-Finance Managers FAQs

Finance For Non-Finance Managers Training

There are no prerequisites for the Finance for Non Finance Managers course. 

Professionals from different levels of the following departments can attend this workshop:  

  • Mid-level Executives   
  • Marketing Professionals,  
  • Operations Professionals  
  • Materials Experts  
  • Human Resource Professionals  
  • Anyone who desires to understand the basics of Finances 

By the end of the course, you will have the following: 

  • An understanding of basic financial accounting terms and concepts 
  • A greater understanding of accounting and finance systems and the objectives of financial statements 
  • Knowledge of frameworks for applying financial analysis to management decision making 
  • An understanding of basic financial models, key financial ratios and indicators 
  • Basic planning and budgeting skills 
  • The confidence and skills to contribute to financial management within their organization 
  • An awareness of the role of finance within the larger organizational structure and its contribution to overall business strategy 
  • A thorough working knowledge of critical financial principles 

Workshop Experience

The Finance for Non-Finance Managers workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.  

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.  

The instructors of this course by KnowledgeHut are industry experts and trainers who themselves have certifications and are a part of organizations actively practicing in the industry.  

Our course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration - all facilitated by the trainer. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience.  

Yes, your course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. You will have access to the study plan and all the course material.  

The course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.  

The sessions would be auto recorded on our LMS, subject to permission by the instructor. Based on the permissions, you would have lifetime access to the video recordings of the sessions as well. 

No, you will not yet be able to join the training through phone or tab. Please be prepared to join the training on your laptop or desktop.  

If you miss a class, you can access the recordings of the sessions, provided that the instructor has permitted recordings. At the beginning of every session, there will also be a 10-12-minute recapitulation of the previous class.   

This is an instructor-led live training workshop. 

We currently use the Zoom platform for video conferencing and will soon be adding more integrations with Webex and Microsoft Teams. However, all the sessions and the recordings will be available right from within our learning platform. Learners will not need to wait for any notifications or links or install any additional software.  

Should you have any more questions, please email us on and we will be happy to get back to you.  

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