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5 hours per week for 4 weeks
Mode of Study
100% online course, no campus attendance required
£350 - fees correct for Academic Year 2015/16. Subject to annual increase
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Intended audience
Non-financial managers, business owners and those without a background in finance.
Delivery method
Via Canvas Catalog, an easy to use e-learning platform provided by Canvas, one of the world’s largest providers of virtual learning platforms
Learners should have an understanding of the English Language and the ability to study in English

This short 4 week course is aimed at non-financial managers and self-employed business owners who will benefit from understanding more about the planning, organisation and control of their organisation’s financial resources and activities.

Finance for Non-Financial Mangers offers a practical and work-related introduction to the concept of financial management to help business owners become more confident when managing the financial affairs of their company, or managers to understand how the decisions they make could affect their organisation’s financial performance.

Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or to your employer or simply for inclusion in your personal development portfolio.

You will also gain a digital badge for each unit that you complete, recognising your efforts for each stage of the course.

Whilst this course does not lead to University credits, it can be used to evidence your CPD and experiential learning.

Who is the Finance for Non-Financial Managers course for?

This course is suited to managers and budget holders who do not have a background in finance but who are seeking to better understand finance and financial management in order to more effectively contribute to the financial performance of their organisation.  Those employed within private, public or not-for profit organisations will benefit from this course as will self-employed managers too. Organisations will find this course attractive as part of a staff development programme too.

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