Overcome your concerns about understanding and managing the financial drivers of business success by developing the essential knowledge and skills to take important decisions with confidence.

The Finance for Non-financial Managers – Module 2 is a stand-alone course which is also recognised as a qualifying module for the CPPF (Certificate Programme in Practical Finance)

Course Details

2021 Course dates: 04 – 07 January 2021 | 15 – 18 March 2021 | 19 – 22 July 2021 | 15 – 18 November 2021

Course Venue: Online Face to Face presentation via Zoom

Course Fees for 2021: R13 800 plus VAT (R15 870) per delegate. (NB: This course can also be run on a corporate basis, in which case the fees and dates are negotiable). In both cases, classes will not exceed 6 people per session.

In-house customised programmes and 1-on-1 sessions are also possible. Contact Us

Course Description

This four-day (4 hours per session) financial management course produces competence in all the major areas necessary to work confidently with financial concepts and statements. It provides an introduction to financial terminology and concepts in a carefully paced and logical sequence which enables you to make sense of what you see and hear in business.

It is one of the essential course for all non-financial decision-makers and is presented using simple language and plenty of practical examples. Topics covered include:

  • Essential tools of financial management
  • Profit, cash flow and the balance sheet
  • Costing and interpretive analysis
  • Business simulation
  • Introduction to ratio analysis
  • Working capital management
  • Drawing and interpreting graphs

Successful candidates will receive a certificate from Johannesburg School of Finance which will also confirm the completion of one module of the School’s Certificate Programme in Practical Finance (CPPF). The CPPF is a unique qualification comprising a series of four-day modules in practical financial management designed to develop excellent skills for effective business decisions.

Click here for an overview of the full CPPF programme

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    The Course Presenter:

    John - JHBFIN Lecturer - Finance For Non-Financial Managers - CPPF Module

    John Mitchell

    John Mitchell worked for Gold Fields Mining and Development for 12 years. During this period he designed and instituted a job evaluation system, personally presenting skills training courses to the management and staff of the mines. As Group Personnel Officer, he developed his natural rapport with people as well as his presentation skills.
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    Johannesburg School of Finance (Pty) Ltd is accredited through FASSET, the South African SETA for Finance, Accounting, Management Consulting and Other Financial Services (accreditation number 585/00187/05) and has a Level 4 (100%) BEE rating.