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Finance for Non-Financial Directors

Overview

In today’s business world, every director needs to recognise the key financial concepts and terminology that underpin a successful understanding of their organisation’s financial position.

This course designed specifically for non-financial directors and senior managers and will demystify the world of finance, allowing you to monitor the financial health of your business, evaluate business plans with confidence and contribute more effectively to boardroom discussion.

The IoD Award in Finance for Non-Financial 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, appreciate the financial impact of the board’s strategic decisions and be able to identify the director’s legal obligations in relation to finance.

Learning Objectives

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

  • 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
  • Interpret the key components of capital investment appraisal

This course includes e-learning support which expands upon the concepts and ideas covered on the course and how to align these with your own organisation.

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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Terry Waymouth Terry Waymouth
Experienced director and business coach with a history of leading successful organisations and a focus on executive and board development.

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David Joel

David Joel
Former Director Serco Defence. Clients include MoD, Office Depot, Mainetti, Commerzbank and Skanska.

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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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Dates & Prices

118 Pall Mall, London
12 Nov 2018 09:30
14 Nov 2018 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
10 Dec 2018 09:30
12 Dec 2018 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member

118 Pall Mall, London
23 Jan 2019 09:30
25 Jan 2019 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member early bird
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member early bird

118 Pall Mall, London
13 Feb 2019 09:30
15 Feb 2019 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member early bird
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member early bird

118 Pall Mall, London
06 Mar 2019 09:30
08 Mar 2019 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member early bird
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member early bird

16 Skipper Street, Belfast
13 Mar 2019 09:30
15 Mar 2019 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member early bird
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member early bird

118 Pall Mall, London
27 Mar 2019 09:30
29 Mar 2019 17:00
2500.00 GBP + VAT - Member early bird
3000.00 GBP + VAT - Non-Member early bird


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IoD Certificate in Company Direction, Level 9 (SCQF)
Role of the Director and the Board, Level 9 (SCQF)
Leadership for Directors (New syllabus)
Director's Role in Strategy and Marketing, Level 9 (SCQF)






   Book your 2019
   course by 31st Oct
   2018 and save up
   to £425 with our
    early bird offer

Early bird prices apply on all  courses from 1st January 2019 to 31st March 2019.