Finance for Non-Finance Professionals


Course introduction

Our Finance for Non-Finance Professionals workshop introduces Financial Statements at a fundamental level. You will be able to read accounts and understand financial issues after the course.
Financial jargon and concepts will be explained in a down to earth manner. If you are a Professionals or Managers who are required to know and understand Finance this workshop is ideal for you

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to;

  • Build a platform to demonstrate the effects of underlying accounting principles on financial statements
  • Appreciate the interplay of finance and financial management with other stakeholders in the organisation
  • Understand the construction of financial statements and analyse them using ratios with the lens of accounting principles
  • Identify factors leading to business failure and explore solutions from the finance perspective
  • Implement financial controls to enhance proper stewardship/governance to protect interest of stakeholders

Target Audience

Anyone who wishes to gain an insight into Financial Management.

Course Outline

  • Underlying Accounting Principles
  • Financial Performance Analysis
  • Cost-Volume Analysis
  • Business Forecast and Budgeting
  • Capital Investment
  • Business Finance Operations
  • Equity and Debt Financing
  • Working Capital
  • Risk Exposures

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile


Lawrence graduated with a degree in Economics and Japanese Studies from National University of Singapore. He is a Fellow with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (FCCA), a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA), an Accredited Tax Practitioner (ATP) and a member of Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). He has bagged with him more than 20 years of field experience in accounts, finance, human resources, information technologies and training.

He is ACTA certified and Master in Applied Linguistics at National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.