Introduction

This course aims to provide non-financial individuals with a comprehensive overview of financial management to enable them to gain a deeper understanding of finances in a business environment and participate in financial conversation.

In this course you will learn to:

  • Draw-up a balance sheet and income statement.
  • Explain how money flows through a business.
  • Manage profits and working capital.
  • Interpret the performance of an organisation.
  • Draw up a budget and use it to control costs.

Investing in this course is a proactive approach to increasing one’s capabilities for executing current responsibilities and positions one for future career prospects.

Who Should Enrol

Non-financial individuals looking to gain knowledge and insight into basic elements of financial management in a business setting.

Learning Outcomes

After completion of this course, a learner will be able to:

  • Identify the sources of funds.
  • Describe how to manage profitability.
  • Describe cash flow management.
  • Develop a basic activity/operational budget.
  • Develop a detailed staffing budget for a project.

Course Content

The following study units are included in this short course:

  1. Introduction to finance and accounting

  2. Sources and applications of capital in a business

  3. Management of profitability

  4. Cash flow management

  5. Ratio analysis

  6. Budgetary planning and control 

 

Intake date

INTAKE

VIRTUAL CLASS 1

VIRTUAL CLASS 2

ONLINE ASSESSMENT

SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT

14 March 2022

28 March 2022

29 March 2022

18 April 2022

30 May 2022

23 May 2022

06 June 2022

07 June 2022

04 July 2022

08 August 2022

22 August 2022

05 September 2022

06 September 2022

17 October 2022

07 November 2022

17 October 2022

01 November 2022

02 November 2022

05 December 2022

16 January 2023

Course Duration

Participants have 3 months from the date of registration to complete the course and submit the assessment components.

Course Design

This is an assisted tutorial course, consisting of a self-study component, two- day virtual class, learning material and month to submit the assessment components.

Assessment

Participants will be assessed through means of a self-study assessment in the form of a multiple-choice questionnaire as well as a written assignment. A pass mark of 50% is required in order to be successful.

Certification

Participants will receive a certificate of completion for this short course should they successfully pass the assessment component.

Course Fee

R3 850 (Incl VAT)

Contact

FPD Business School 

Email: business@foundation.co.za 

Tel: 012 110 4080/ 087 821 1109




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Investing in this course is a proactive approach to increasing one’s capabilities for executing current responsibilities and positions one for future career prospects.