Finance Fundamentals for Non-Financial Professionals

Course Overview:

Critical aspect of every organization, impacting decision-making at all levels this course is designed to equip non-financial professionals with the foundational knowledge. From basic financial concepts to interpreting data this course will empower participants to speak the language of finance. 

Course Objectives:

1. Understand key financial concepts and terminology.

2. Interpret and analyze financial statements.

3. Evaluate financial performance and make informed decisions.

4. Apply financial principles to real-world scenarios.

5. Communicate financial information effectively within an organization.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Finance

– Understanding the role of finance in organizations

– Basic financial concepts and terminology

– Overview of financial markets and instruments

Module 2: Financial Planning and Analysis

– Budgeting and forecasting

– Understanding working capital 

– Cash flow management techniques

Module 3: Investment Decisions

– Introduction to investment analysis

– Evaluating investment opportunities (NPV, IRR, Payback Period)

– Risk and return in investment decisions

Module 4: Financing Decisions

– Sources of financing (equity, debt, hybrids)

– Capital structure decisions

– Cost of capital and ROI

– Regulatory and ethical considerations in financial reporting

Module 8: Case Studies and Practical Applications

– Application of finance concepts to real-world scenarios

– Analyzing case studies from various industries

– Group discussions and problem-solving exercises

Course Delivery:

– Instructor-led lectures

– Interactive discussions and Q&A sessions

– Practical exercises and case studies

– Multimedia presentations

– Assignments and assessments


No prior finance knowledge is required. Basic numeracy skills and familiarity with business concepts are recommended.


The course can be structured as a full-day workshop or spread out over several weeks, depending on the participants’ availability and learning objectives.


Participants who  complete the course receive a certificate of completion in Finance Fundamentals for Non-Financial Professionals.


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