Finance Fundamentals for Growing Businesses

Course Overview

Finance Fundamentals equips managers who have financial responsibilities with the key concepts and abilities required to manage finances at an SME level. The programme delivers an understanding of the key drivers of business value, how management decisions affect financial decisions and how to measure and impact business improvement.

The programme is a one-day short course that covers the main aspects of finance management, such as financial decision-making, cash-flow, working capital, balance sheets, competitor accounts, marginal costing, elasticity of demand and pricing decision.

  • Elements of financial decision-making
  • How business works – business cash-flow, step-by-step
  • Cash flow management
  • Working capital and overtrading
  • How financial decisions affect the P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Management information – choosing and using KPIs
  • Using a few key ratios to analyse your own and/or competitor accounts
  • Break-even and margin of safety
  • Marginal costing, elasticity of demand and pricing decisions.

Managers in growing businesses who have responsibilities related to the financial aspects of the business.


Course Price £660+VAT
Course Length 1 Day
Learning Method(s) Live Online learning