De-Mystifying the Art of Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Monday, 2 December 2019

09:30 to 16:30


De-Mystifying the Art of Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Whether you’re new to financial management, or looking to develop financial appreciation and knowledge, this two-day workshop can help you. It won’t teach you how to be an Accountant, but, it will help you make the most of the wealth of financial information available to you about your business and plan for your business future. It will help you add value to your role.

The workshop is designed to help you break through the jargon of finance. You will look at the different financial reporting statements and financial measures to improve performance. You will learn about different mechanisms of costing and financial methods such as budgeting to assist in planning and controlling performance.

Day 1 – Monday 2 December – 9.30am until 4pm:

  • Introduction to Accounting & Finance
  • Basic Financial Statements
  • Accounting for Limited Companies
  • Analysing and Interpreting Financial Statements

Day 2 – Monday 9 December – 9.30am until 4pm

  • Costing
  • Budgeting
  • Making Capital Investment Decisions
  • Financing a Business
  • Management of Working Capital

Who should attend:

Business owners and managers who want to develop financial knowledge and skills. Whether you’re new to financial responsibility in your role or you need to refresh and extend your knowledge

Who we are:

Enscite is a partnership between University of Derby and Aston University, which is funded via the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). Offering a range of business support services and people development programmes to help drive operational improvement and growth to SMEs in the aerospace, rail and automotive supply chain across the D2N2.

Eligibility Criteria

Please note, as this is a funded workshop only businesses that meet the funding criteria are able to attend. If you are interested in the workshop, but do not meet the criteria, please contact

This workshop is for companies with:

  • Under 250 employees
  • Turnover not exceeding €50 million
  • Trading office located in the D2N2 LEP area
  • A business that is part of the aerospace, automotive and rail supply chain

(If your business operates outside these sectors, please contact us at


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