Finance For Non-Finance Managers

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Finance For Non-Finance Managers

(Recovering from Covid-19 - Cash is King)

• Preparing for a second wave • Cash Flow Management • Sourcing Funding • Preparing Business Plans 


Date: 1st December 2020


Attendance Options:

VIRTUALLY – Via our online interactive stream



Businesses all around the globe have experienced major financial impacts due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This course will look at top tips to ride out the storm, what could be coming down the tracks and how you should manage cashflow now and if a second wave does become a reality


This CPD certified course will take you through the essentials of financial management now and for the future, it will give you an understanding of financial terminology, how to prepare and manage budgets effectively, how to read and analyse accounts and statements, and most importantly how this information should be used in your decision-making. Attendees will leave this training course with a better understanding of the basic principles of business finance and become more confident in addressing and understanding matters of a financial nature, especially in these challenging times.



Past delegates comments include.


“Peter really broke the back of the financial book today! No experience of financial responsibility and accountability. Leaving today much better informed and more confidence in my role” Sinead Kerins, Dept of Children & Youth Affairs


“Excellent trainer, lively and interactive presentation. Kept the topic moving. Very well-structured information. Clear learning outcomes” Emer Martin, St John’s Hospital Limerick





Understanding the key ‘Financial Statements’

Statements of financial position (Balance Sheet)
Statement of Profit or Loss Account (Profit and Loss A/C)
Statement of Cash Flows (Cash Flow Statement)


Working Capital Management

Understanding the difference between profit and cash
Cash flow forecasting for business
Techniques for improving cash flow
Key working capital (short-term solvency ratios)


Management Accounts

Importance of Management Accounts
Typical Contents of Monthly or Quarterly management accounts


Preparing a Business Plan to secure long-term cash investment

Equity funding
Debt funding




Peter Plant, BSc. Mgmt., MA, FCCA – Lecturer with First Intuition Ireland

Peter has considerable experience, having worked for a number of years with Fusco Foods, the JS Lister Group and spent almost 10 years with National Medical Care (a US Multinational Pharmaceutical Company) before becoming Finance Director of Dublin Business School. More recently Peter was the Managing Director of BPP Professional Education where he became actively involved in various aspects of management and professional training for various clients including EY, Eircom, Bord na Mona and many more.  His focus in this course is on Finance training for Non Finance professionals for CMG clients who wish to develop their finance knowledge and skills





This course has been designed for managers and executives with responsibility for managing budgets, company directors with no or limited financial background or entrepreneurs with little or no previous financial experience. The course would also be beneficial to those in accounting who are looking to update or refresh their knowledge and habits.





On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG MasterClass Certificate of Attendance in Finance for Non-Finance Managers. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full Finance for Non-Finance Managers course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.




Date:      1st December 2020

Times:    9.30am to 4.00pm
Attendance Options:     

VIRTUALLY – Via our online interactive stream





An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €425 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation, the Finance for Non-Finance Managers training pack and Certificates.




ONLINE – Click here to book through our website.
EMAIL – Click here to secure your place by email
PHONE – Contact the CMG Training Team 01-2933650 to secure your place.