Understanding Numbers and Business Impact short course equips you with the skills to understand business financials and confidently hold relevant discussions with a leadership team.

You'll learn the fundamentals of finance, including how to decipher accounting terminology and industry jargon.

This course doesn’t require mathematical skills, rather, it focuses on terminology, report interpretation, and how to unpack and understand what is represented in complex financial models and reports.

Upon completion, you'll have the necessary core skills to confidently attend meetings where complex accounting and financial discussions are held.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for non-finance professionals, line managers, senior managers, business owners, C-suite leaders and anyone who wants to increase their understanding of financial reporting, analysis, and conversations in the workplace.

Skills you’ll learn

  • Strategy planning
  • Problem solving
  • Business financial literacy
  • Decision-making

Learning outcomes

  • Understand general accounting terms and concepts
  • Understand why is finance important for non finance managers
  • Know how financials fit within the business across the board.
  • Join into the conversation with the finance team and management peers about business financials, and thoroughly understand the discussion
  • Understand of the impact of decisions on the financials of business

About your instructor

  • Swinburne Facilitator Terry Gaven

    Terry Gaven

    Terry is a fellow of CPA and has 20 years of leadership and development experience. His specialty is business management.
  • “We had a dynamic presenter who made the content interesting and related it to the participants in the group. It was the first interactive Live Online training course that I have done, and Swinburne set it up very well.”

    Adele , Finance for non-finance managers

Why Swinburne?

Delivered by facilitators who are industry experts

Participant course training manual

Live Online delivery allows you to do the course from anywhere

Access to our team of Customer Development Advisors

Upcoming dates
Finance for Non Finance Managers
5 & 6 September 2024
09:15 AM - 04:00 PM
Finance for Non Finance Managers
27 & 28 November 2024
09:15 AM - 04:00 PM

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Live Online Delivery

Our Live Online delivery

Our Live Online delivery is a dynamic, engaging and interactive way to learn remotely. It’s just like face-to-face but with the added benefits of digital technology. Your facilitator will present in real-time, and you will be able to participate in group discussions and collaborate on exercises and group activities using our interactive platforms.

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