Finance for non-finance managers course

Financial book, online assessments, and CPD training [Public Sector Financial Management]

Finance for non-finance managers course book
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Finance for non-finance managers course

The finance for non-finance managers course from HB publications is ideal for public sector managers. The CPD course ensures learners are confident, and capable to make effective financial decisions in the public and non-profit sector. Contact us now to start improving your financial skills.


Finance for non-finance managers course: CPD course

Finance course for non-financial public sector managers

The CPD (continuous professional development) course, is suitable for non-financial professionals. It is ideal for those who have some financial responsibility and would benefit from an understanding of financial accounts in the public or non-profit sector. Managers must ensure that their organisation provides quality services, whilst understanding the organisation’s financial position. The course will assist the manager and also includes the following:

  • Financial terminology
  • Crucial financial statements
  • Income and expenditure account
  • Balance sheet

The CPD course is comprised of a book called ‘Finance for non-financial public sector managers’, and any of the three online assessment described below.

Finance for non-finance managers course: book

The book is part of the series called, ‘Essential skills for public sector’. As a public sector manager, it is essential to have a strong foundational knowledge of finance. This book explains the principles of finance as well as other relevant financial information such as income and expenditure accounts, balance sheet, cashflow, and financial performance indicators.

The book also provides examples to learn from and practical exercises, which enables learners to apply their theoretical knowledge in practice.

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Finance for non-finance managers course: online assessments

HB Publications provides three online financial competency assessments for public sector managers: finance for non-financial managers, financial accounting techniques, and financial strategy.

The financial competency assessments include additional resources for training. The training material enables financial development of skills and knowledge. After completion of the assessment, a report is provided to indicate the level of competency achieved. In total, three attempts of the assessments are permitted. The questions are taken from a databank of questions.

Finance course for non-financial managers –  online financial competency assessment

The online assessment includes the following:

  • Basic financial terms and simple definitions
  • Types of income
  • Types of revenue expenditure
  • Types of assets and liabilities
  • Financial statements
  • Accounting terminology
  • Processing financial transactions
  • Financial accounting systems
  • Crucial accounting ratios
  • Financial performance indicators

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Financial accounting techniques – online financial competency assessment

The online assessment includes the following:

  • Basic financial terms and simple definitions
  • Basics of financial accounting
  • Processing financial transactions
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • Other crucial reconciliations
  • Debtors and creditors
  • Prepayments and accruals
  • Provisions and reserves
  • Developing a trial balance
  • Yearend accounting adjustments
  • Making journal entries
  • Accounting for grants
  • Producing financial statements
  • Financial accounting systems
  • Importance of division of duties

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Financial strategy – online financial competency assessment

The online assessment includes the following:

  • Working within a corporate framework
  • Having a goal
  • Setting financial aims and objectives
  • Developing medium term financial strategies
  • Financial planning process
  • Accounting for risk
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Resource management
  • Financial management strategies
  • Other resource management strategies
  • Spend to save
  • Income generation
  • Financial partnerships
  • Understanding supply and demand
  • Financial decision making
  • Options appraisal
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Providing more for less

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