Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Leaders

Accounting & Finance
5 days
SGD 6,490 (excl. GST)
SGD 6,944 (incl. GST)
Next Run
18 Nov 2019
Mochtar Riady Building, Lvl 5, 15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245
Fallon-D Han
+65 6516 1037


Know what your finance manager presents to you.

Increasingly, managers in every functional area need to understand the basic principles of accounting and finance in order to make informed business decisions.

This practical programme is designed to demystify financial jargon and concepts for non-finance managers. In five days, you will learn how to interpret financial statements and apply that information into your business. At the end of the course, you will be able to speak the same language as your finance colleagues, understand performance metrics, read and use company reports, and grasp other managerial accounting issues.

Core Focus

Appraising corporate investments

  • Internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Net present value (NPV)
  • Payback

Equity valuation

  • Balance sheet models
  • P/E ratios

Short-term financing

  • Accruals
  • Secured and unsecured loans
  • Trade credit

Understanding and interpreting financial statements

  • Accounting for key financial statement items
  • Common misconceptions
  • Creative accounting
  • Ratio analysis

Key Benefits

  • Master fundamental financial terminology and concepts
  • Learn to read balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements
  • Learn to evaluate corporate investments
  • Learn to perform fundamental financial analysis
  • Discover best practices in working capital management
  • Develop the financial acumen to make effective business decisions and work with finance managers

Who Should Attend

Executives who make or contribute to decisions with significant financial implications, including:

  • Managers with profit and loss responsibility
  • Managers in marketing, operations, human resources and engineering

A background in finance and accounting is not required.

Past Participants

  • Business Development Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Client Services Manager
  • Country Manager
  • Director, Operations
  • Director, Global Markets & Products
  • Director, HR & Regulations
  • Entrepreneur
  • General Manager
  • Head of Foundation
  • IT Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Principal Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Regional Business Analyst
  • Regional Export Manager
  • Sales Director
  • Senior Procurement Manager
  • Supply Specialist
  • Vice President

Dates and Fees

18 Nov - 22 Nov 2019
Fees Excl.
Mochtar Riady Building, Lvl 5, 15 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119245
SGD 6,490
SGD 6,944
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Alumni / Early Payment / Team Enrolment Benefits

All NUS alumni and past participants of NUS Executive Education are entitled to 10% alumni savings on this programme.

Alternatively, you can enjoy savings if you pay early with Visa or MasterCard:
> 45 days before start of programme: 10% savings
> 30 days before start of programme: 5% savings

Team enrolment benefits are also available, please contact the programme advisor for details.

Application Deadline

  • Participants are strongly advised to apply at least 2 months in advance
  • Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on space availability

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