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Finance for Non-Finance Directors

Overview

On this course designed specifically for non-finance directors and senior managers we will demystify the world of finance, helping you to assess the financial health of an organisation in the context of its strategic objectives.

This course will give you an understanding of key financial concepts and terminology, as well as the skills and knowledge required to evaluate business plans with confidence, question financial information and contribute more effectively to boardroom decision-making.

The IoD Award in Finance for Non-Finance Directors, Level 8 (SCQF) is a module of the Certificate in Company Direction qualification. This course may be booked online as a standalone module or taken as part of the full qualification. To book the full programme please contact the professional development team directly on +44 (0)20 7766 2601

Course Benefits

By attending this course you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to assess the financial health of your business, understand the relationship between financial and corporate strategies, the concept of financial risk, and the importance of risk assessment and management.

Learning Objectives

By attending this course you will gain the knowledge and skills to:

  • Evaluate the director's role and responsibilities in relation to finance, and the relationship between financial and corporate strategies
  • Understand common financial statements and, how they relate to each other and are affected by business decisions
  • Explain how to use financial ratios, and interpret accounts in order to assess the financial health of an organisation
  • Outline ways of ensuring that management reporting is effective in enabling the organisation's strategy to be achieved
  • Understand the key factors to consider in relation to funding requirements and possible funding options

This course will be beneficial for all board directors at an early or mid-point in their career (both execs and non-execs), senior leaders or senior managers aspiring to a board role, those based in SMEs or large organisations, in the private, third or public sector, based in the United Kingdom and internationally.

This course includes additional self-directed online resources for learning consolidation and revision available in the IoD Academy.


Dates & Prices

118 Pall Mall, London
28 Aug 2019 09:30
30 Aug 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

10 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
04 Sep 2019 09:30
06 Sep 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
16 Sep 2019 09:30
18 Sep 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

Colmore Gate, Birmingham
23 Sep 2019 09:30
25 Sep 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
02 Oct 2019 09:30
04 Oct 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

117 Milltown Road, Belfast
07 Oct 2019 09:30
09 Oct 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
16 Oct 2019 09:30
18 Oct 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
06 Nov 2019 09:30
08 Nov 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
20 Nov 2019 09:30
22 Nov 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
04 Dec 2019 09:30
06 Dec 2019 17:00
2595.00 GBP + VAT - Member
2835.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member 10% discount
3150.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member


Course Leaders

Debora Morton Dare

Deborah Morton-Dare
Qualified chartered accountant, extensive experience in corporate finance as a financial consultant and company director. Speaker and writer.

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Jean Pousson

Jean Pousson
Experienced management consultant, coach and board director leading change initiatives.

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Charles Kingsmill Charles Kingsmill
Charles is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He has been a Finance and Systems Director in the US and European Head of Strategic Development, working with the board on a wide range of strategic, marketing and financial issues.

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Steve Giles Steve Giles
Steve Giles is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience of advising directors and managers on business issues concerning governance, risk and compliance.

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Stuart Warner
Stuart Warner is a chartered accountant with over 25 years’ experience of working with boards in advisory, training, trustee and non-executive positions.

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Robert Mowbray
Robert Mowbray is a chartered accountant with over 30 years’ experience of setting up and running successful businesses in addition to advising many of his clients on commercial issues.

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Brendan Byrne
Brendan Byrne is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland with over 25 years experience in supporting the strategic development of small and medium enterprises.

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