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Finance for Non-Finance Managers - Chicago, IL
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Finance for Non-Finance Managers - Chicago, IL

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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 of the organisation. 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.

KnowledgeHut’s two-day course in Finance for Non-Finance Managers cuts through complex financial information, explaining principles in simple terms that can be easily comprehended by the layperson. The practical and interactive sessions are designed to provide a thorough working knowledge of critical financial concepts. Learn how to interpret and assess financial statements, and understand how business decisions are hinged on the possible financial impact they may have. As global businesses today span geographies, the programme also intends to provide an overview of international financial management.

This course will equip you with a collection of tools and insights to enable you to fulfil your professional goals as well as the expectations of your companies and investors. Having completed this course, you will be able to assimilate and analyse financial data, evaluate financial risks and communicate effectively with the financial team. Improve your planning and budgeting skills, sharpen your business acumen; and learn to make the right money-related decisions that notch up your business numbers!

On successful completion of the course, you will receive a Course Completion Certificate from KnowledgeHut with Credits (1 credit per hour of training).

What you will learn:

By the end of the course all participants 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 organisation
  • An awareness of the role of finance within the larger organisational structure and its contribution to overall business strategy
  • A thorough working knowledge of critical financial principles

You will also get:

  • 16 hours training led by industry experts
  • Downloadable e-book
  • Case studies
  • 60 minute online test with 20 questions
  • Participation certificate on successful completion

Key Features

16 hours of training on financial concepts and fundamentals
High-quality course led by industry experts
Case studies for real world familiarit
Downloadable e-book
60 minute online test with 20 questions to reinforce concepts
Participation certificate after successful completion of workshop
Introduction

The role of finance
Finance organisation structure- key roles and responsibilities
Understanding the language of finance and accounting
How financial transactions are recorded- process, sub process and transaction flows

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

Understanding key components of financial statements
Income statement
Balance sheet
Cash flow statement

Analysing and interpreting financial statements
Evaluating the financial health of a company
Ratio analysis: profitability, efficiency and liquidity
Reading through the numbers and understanding trends

Working capital management and the cash cycle

  • The importance of cash cycle
  • Managing receivables, inventory and payables
  • Sources of short term finance

Management accounting and decision making

  • Break-even analysis
  • Cost behaviour
  • Pricing strategies

Planning, budgeting and forecasting for organisations

  • Understanding the budgeting process
  • Motivation and the behavioural aspects of budgeting
  • Budgeting and forecasting exercise in excel

Capital projects

  • The time value of money
  • Investment appraisal techniques
  • Discounted cash flow
  • Net present value
  • Internal rate of return

Tools and exercises will be provided so that you can practice the techniques and strategies covered in the course. On successful completion, participants will receive a participation certificate from KnowledgeHut.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course explains the essential concepts of accounting and finance to managers who do not have a financial background and is tailored to the level of delegates’ experience.

Middle level executives working in marketing, operations, materials, human resource and other non-finance areas of companies, and desirous of understanding the basics of finance will find value from attending this course.

This course in Finance for Non-Finance Managers helps to cut through complex financial information, explaining principles in simple terms that can be easily comprehended by the layperson. The practical and interactive sessions are designed to provide a thorough working knowledge of critical financial concepts. You will learn how to interpret and assess financial statements, and understand how business decisions are hinged on the possible financial impact they may have. As global businesses today span geographies, the programme also intends to provide an overview of international financial management.

As this course is designed for Non-Finance Managers, it does not require any financial qualification. However, it would be helpful if you are familiar with Excel (preferably Excel 2007 or 2010) as the course extensively uses Excel-based case studies to explain important concepts in a simple and lucid manner.

Yes, this course is conducted as a virtual course. Call us for more information on the same.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut.

You will receive 1 credit per hour of learning.

The trainers are highly qualified and certified instructors with plenty of experience to deliver classroom training.

It is easy to enroll for classroom training online. There are several options to pay either through your debit/credit card that includes Visa Card, MasterCard; American Express or - via PayPal. Payment receipt will be issued to the candidate automatically by email.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details: https://www.knowledgehut.com/refund-policy

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Finance for Non-Finance Managers Course in Chicago, IL

 

Chicago, or the Windy City, as it is known to many, has been experiencing rapid growth and is considered to be one of the best commercial, technological and industrial centers  in the world today. So, a place that is so full of offices and organizations should definitely have some capable people to look after their finances. Now, even the non-finance managers should have a basic knowledge in finance so that this very important area to run a company does not seem like gibberish to him. For this reason, even they should undergo proper training, which will help them learn the basics. Online training is preferred over actual classes as the training can be taken as per the convenience of the learners. 

Today’s managers have to be commercially literate to understand how the company is running and how their decisions will affect the finances of the company in the long run. Online Finance courses in Chicago are a must for them. If one is aware of the financial terms and the basics, he/she can decipher the profit and loss statements and other financial indicators and find out if there are any fallacy in them. Online Finance courses in Chicago also help to find out any money laundering that might be going on. This can be only ensured by a well-designed online course.   

About The Course

 It should always be kept in the mind that even if someone is not working in the finance department of a company, his/her decisions will affect the profits of a company. If he/she has undergone a proper course, they can understand basic budgeting, financial models and financial analysis. Thus, e-learning in the form of the Finance for Non-Finance Managers training in Chicago contributes not only to the personal development of the learner but also affects the company positively. The Finance for Non-Finance Managers training in Chicago helps to focus on the concepts of accounting and finance from a non-finance perspective. 

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The online classes focus on all the important aspects needed to learn about finance and accounting as a whole. Some of the things taught are the role of finance, understanding the language of finance and accounting, how to record financial transactions, how money flows into business, and the differences between various terms used. The course also incorporates knowledge of income statements and balance sheets, the evaluation of the financial health of a company, break-even policies, pricing strategies, and a lot more.

The Finance for Non-Finance Managers certification in Chicago is one such certification that ensures the best training in the above topics.

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KnowledgeHut is a certified training organization for providing Finance for Non-Finance Managers online courses. The price paid for learning them is nothing compared to the success achieved in every kind of professional exam thereafter.

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