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Accounting & Financial Management Demystified

Would you like to learn how to assess your organisation’s financial health? Would you like to be able to easily interpret a balance sheet, profit or loss statement or cash flow statement? This course will explain all that and more … without using jargon or accountant-speak.

Key Skills

Critical Thinking

Document Interpretation

High-level Financial Understanding

Course Summary

  • A clear understanding of organisational accounting processes
  • An ability to assess the financial position and performance of your organisation… and others
  • The knowledge you will need to introduce or enhance a risk management program
  • An understanding of what budgets are required and how to build them
  • Board and committee members
  • CEOs and senior managers
  • Divisional or departmental managers
  • Any person who wants a great introduction to organisational financial literacy and management

Would you like to learn how to assess your organisation’s financial health?

Would you like to be able to interpret a balance sheet easily; profit or loss statement; or cash flow statement?

This course will explain all that and more… without using jargon or accountant-speak

  • Why financial literacy can give you a career boost!
  • A tour of your organisation’s annual accounts
  • The 3 major statements and what they tell us
  • The role of auditors
  • How to assess the financial health of your organisation
  • Why you should never 100% trust accounting software
  • The indicators of a financially robust organisation
  • How fraud happens and how to prevent it
  • Identifying and managing organisational risk
  • How to budget accurately and effectively
  • Financial reporting… who gets what?

This course is conducted with an interactive and engaging style that incorporates a variety of teaching methods including:

  • Content presentation
  • Group discussion
  • Question and answer sessions
  • Learning activities

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Peter Holdsworth – Facilitator

Peter Holdsworth has spent most of his professional career leading, managing and advising community service organisations so he has unique insights into what works and what doesn’t … particularly in the art of management. He has post-graduate qualifications in management, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Churchill Fellow. He also sits on the boards of four community service organisations. His presentations are practical, engaging and memorable!

 

 

Post-Course Support

Frequently Asked Questions

eLearning Course Option

To register for this course as an individual, check out the online options available.

In-House Course Quote

We can conduct any of courses specifically for a group of staff at your premises. This may prove to be cost-effective and, of course, we can tailor our programs to meet the specific requirements of your organisation and participants. 

eLearning Courses

This eLearning course is offered in a course bundle

Client Testimonials

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