Why choose this programme?

To move from manager to leader, you need to build a solid foundation in financial knowledge to interpret figures and understand what lies behind them.

In this programme, you will achieve a greater understanding of how finances influence your organisation’s strategy, structure, people and systems.

This programme is for you if…

You want to find the facts
behind the figures and converse on financial matters at a senior level.

In Brief

Programme Date Programme Date:
05 December 2022
Location: Location:
Duration: Duration:
2 days
Seniority: Seniority:
Early to Mid Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
Member fee: Member fee:

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Programme Dates

Programme (Virtual) 

05 & 06 December 2022


Participants have the option to include a micro-accreditation (equivalent to 5 ECTS) qualification to the programme, putting them on the pathway to achieving a Professional Diploma in Management, awarded by UCC. The fee for micro-accreditation is €150.

Key takeaways

Understand and Influence

Be able to communicate on financial matters at all levels. Gain a firm grasp of the fundamentals of finance and a new financial vocabulary.

Strategic Decisions

Inform your thinking from a new angle and better influence your organisation’s strategy, structure, people and systems.

Analyse And Control

Better understand and control your organisation’s performance. Spot warning signs and opportunities quicker.

Programmes themes

Explore these themes over three days:
  • Accounting principles and financial objectives.
  • Understanding annual and management accounts.
  • Interpreting the balance sheet.
  • Simplifying the operating statement.
  • Using ratios.
  • Evaluating companies’ performance.
  • Managing cash-flow.
  • Appraising capital investment.
  • Recovering overheads.
  • Planning through break-even analysis.
  • Costing for decision making.
  • Budgeting for the future.