Finance for Non-Financial Directors

What topics are covered by the course?

This course will demystify the world of finance, allowing you to contribute more effectively to boardroom discussion. Develop essential skills to evaluate and monitor the financial health of a company.

Who should attend?

Potential students should attend.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Students will able to do:

Clarifies the legal responsibilities of directors in the fields of finance and explains the role of finance in business.

Explains terminology allowing you to contribute more effectively to important discussions.

Provides knowledge and skills to evaluate and monitor the financial health of a business including identification and monetising risk and spotting early warning signs.

Develops an appreciation of the financial impact of strategic decisions to your organisation.

Provides reference material and post-course e-learning that reinforce the key learning points.

How will I be assessed?

Not applicable

This course provides vital knowledge of the financial terms and concepts needed by all directors to contribute more effectively to boardroom discussion and evaluate and monitor the financial health of a business.

Course objectives:

Identify the financial role and responsibilities of directors.
Interpret financial statements in accordance with accounting principles and standards.
Establish the financial health of a business using accepted financial ratios.
Distinguish between management accounts and the statutory financial reports of a company.
Differentiate between the various sources of finance available to a company and their relative advantages and disadvantages.
Walk through the methodologies in appraising capital investments.
Look at different methods of valuing a business.

Course Leaders: Jean Pousson, David Joel, Terry Waymouth, David Pearson, Deborah Morton-Dare.

Our range of professional development programmes are designed and delivered by directors for directors. We have a faculty of course leaders and executive coaches who are all expert practitioners in the fields of governance, strategy, leadership and finance.

To register, or for more information visit our website, or contact our Client Development Team.

Category: Classes / Courses | Professional Training.

Venue Details: Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5ED, United Kingdom.

Guide Price: Member (3 Days): 2095+VAT, Non-member (3 Days): 2515+VAT.

Delivery: Other
Category: Career Development »
Duration: 25th - 27th March, 2015 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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