Finance for Non-Finance Managers - Nairobi

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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
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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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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.   

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  • Skill development with your business objectives. 
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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.  

Finance for Non-Finance Managers Course in Nairobi

Nairobi  has  the  unique  distinction  of  having  the  world’s  only  game  reserve  within  a big city. The capital of Kenya, Nairobi exudes a cosmopolitan aura and has  an exotic culture. One of Africa’s most dynamic cities, Nairobi has fabulous places to dine, has a energetic nightlife and has plenty to offer to both, business traveller or a tourist. 

 Nairobi  houses  many  of  Africa's  leading  companies  along  with  it  being  the  regional headquarters  of  several  multinational  organisations like  IBM,  Cisco,  Google  among others.  The  flourishing  business  backdrop  needs  qualified  managers  with  financial know-how  to  effectively  engineer  and  manage  projects.  However,  most  managers have domain expertise and often lack the financial perspective that can have a huge bearing on the outcome of their activities. It is advisable that managers early in their careers enroll for e-learning options in Finance for Non-Finance Managers training in Nairobi. Joining this online training at KnowledgeHut can transform their careers as it gives  them  the  ability  to  interpret  financial  information  and  use  this  knowledge  for better decision-making.

The Finance  for  Non-Finance  Managers’  certification  in  Nairobi is  designed  to address  all  critical  finance  needs  of  non-finance  managers.  The  program  ensures that  professionals  can  analyze,  formulate  or  support  financial  strategies  and  goals. The online  modules  of  this certification  explain  the  key  financial  concepts,  tools  & techniques and aid them in gaining financial credence.

 Nairobi  is  an  important  financial  hub  of  the  region  and  has  witnessed  consistent growth. The number of companies that have their offices here proves this. The wide spread business activity has a specific requirement for managers who have acquired financial know-how along with their existing domain knowledge and skill. Non-finance individuals  can  register  for  a course,  which  takes  them  through  the  basics  and enables them to interpret financial statements and tools with authority. 

 New Alternative

The inability to judge the financial impact of their strategic actions is perhaps one of the  biggest  obstacles  managers  face.  The  direct  consequence  of  is  that  it  hinders their  growth  and  as  they  move  up  the  value  chain  understanding  finance  and numbers is critical. Managers lacking a financial background can take up training that will  help  them  interpret  financial  information.  Familiarizing  themselves  with  financial principles  will  enable  them  to  identify,  communicate  and  implement  the  role  of finance in their functional areas and consequently contribute to organizational goals. 

Keeping Ahead of the Curve

 The  Finance  for  Non-Finance  Managers’  online  courses  gives  managers  a  solid understanding of the financial process and empowers them with a skill that will allow them to stay ahead of the curve. Enrolling for a KnowledgeHut training will be highly advantageous  as  professionals  will  be  under  the  tutelage  of  an  eminent  panel  of teachers who via online classes transfer the requisite knowledge to the students.

 Knowledge Hut Empowers You


The online  Finance  courses  in  Nairobi can  be  pursued  at  an  economical price. Professionals will benefit from the online program offered by KnowledgeHut as it will equip them with the key elements of financial concepts and prepare them to use their new knowledge with flair both in exam conditions or practically at work.

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