Finance For Business Level 1: The Fundamentals

September 28, 2017 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Friday morning finance — part of the Financial Fitness programme

A half-day course to put some FUN into the fundamentals of business finance

 Who will benefit from this course?

  • Managers and business leaders who have (or will in the future) responsibility for managing some costs.
  • Non-financial advisors who talk to businesses about business plans and prepare justifications for funding or grants, and so need to understand the fundamentals of where the relevant information is found.
  • Anyone involved in managing costs and predicting the future development of those costs

As a result of participating in this workshop, you will

  • Understand the purpose of the main accounting statements
  • Understand the key elements of these statements and how to read them
  • Why profit is not the same as cash
  • Which ratios are important

About the course

This training course is presented by the animated, entertaining, and intellectual Ian Ross without jargon and without PowerPoint! Learn foundational finance principles like how to analyse, review and understand financial statements including Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Cash Flow, How to identify important trends and ask appropriate questions of the finance team

With this course, finance is FINALLY de-mystified, and provides explanations of financial concepts in plain English with a real hands-on approach to financial matters making this a vital workshop for any manager who requires a better understanding by the reports submitted by accountants.

Previous delegates have commented: “very clear and easy to understand”, “fun, interactive and thought-provoking”

Does this course time/date/location not work for your organisation? We’re flexible, allow us to bring the training directly to your facility through in-house or bespoke courses. Contact us today to receive this course at a time, date, and location that is most convenient and beneficial to you.

Training location

Chamber Training Centre - Blackpool and the Fylde Coast
1-2 Lockheed Court Amy Johnson Way Blackpool FY4 2RN
Price :
Members: £79; Affiliate Members £99; Non-Members £119
Contact :
Chamber Training Team Email:; Or by telephone 01253 347063

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