This professional development short 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 Managers 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.

Who is the Finance for Non-Financial Managers professional development 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. Organisations will find this course attractive as part of a staff development programme too.

Gain a Certificate and digital badges to recognise your CPD achievement

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with an E-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.

During the Finance for Non-Financial Managers course, you can expect to:

  • Gain increased confidence of managing the financial affairs of your organisation.
  • Better understand the impact of your decisions on the bottom-line of your organisation.
  • Analyse, evaluate and develop strategies that fit your organisational needs.
  • Develop frameworks to monitor the financial wellbeing of your firm.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the financial matters that impact your firm’s performance.

A flexible course that fits in with working and family life

This learner led course is open for continuous enrolment, which means it can be studied at any time and delivered 100% online, allowing you to manage your studies around work and family commitments. This is a self-guided course which involves reflective activities to assess subject understanding whilst completing a personal development action plan. Our online short courses are designed to be intellectually stimulating, thought provoking and rewarding.

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