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Finance for Non-Financial Managers (FIN)


The purpose of this course is to assist with knowledge on finance, accounting, ratio’s, trends, analysing profit & loss statements and be able to make sound decisions for a business or department.

SAQA Unit Standards

15236  Apply financial analysis.

252026  Apply a systems approach to decision making.

Who should do this course?
Any person responsible for managing a business unit needing to analyse the business performance and make decisions, based on the financial information provided.

Assessment required for competency.

  • Analysing the basic elements of an income and expenditure statement.
  • Analysing the basic elements of a balance sheet.
  • Compiling a personal assets and liabilities statement.
  • Using the evidence in financial statements to make a financial decision.
  • Explaining financial analysis.
  • Calculating ratios to measure profitability and resource utilisation
  • Calculating ratios to measure viability
  • Identifying growth opportunities through financial results and reporting the results of financial analysis.
  • Applying critical and analytical skills to analyse an issue or problem.
  • Engage with stakeholders in analysing the issue/problem and developing solutions.
  • Selecting feasible solutions through a systems approach.
  • Formulating and communicating the decision.

Additional Info:
NQF Level: 5
Credits: 10

2 Days Contact Class or Own Speed Online and Virtual

Learning Methodologies:
MethodDurationPrice *
CC2 days5,450.00
VS2 days5,450.00
OD2 days3,850.00

*All prices are excluding VAT.

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