Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

$69.00 / year


Knowing financials, especially in terms of meeting financial objectives, is one of the most important skills in business.

You need to speak the language of finance if you want to succeed in business. Understanding the numbers in your business opens up a world of opportunity. Get a grip on the figures without needing a lengthy and expensive formal qualification.

Suitable for professionals at all levels and entrepreneurs alike, this course will give you a thorough grounding in finance. Included is a comprehensive A-Z glossary of financial terms, to help you on your way to financial fluency.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to understand and use financial statements
  • Including; profit and loss, balance sheets and cash flow forecasts
  • Budgeting and forecasting techniques to improve decision-making
  • How to use Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) effectively
  • How to appraise an investment using financial techniques
  • The best way to develop a business plan

Understanding the numbers in your business opens up a world of opportunity. Get a grip on the figures without a formal qualification.

If you are not 100% happy with your EwB course, you have 30 days to exchange or refund.


There is currently no public syllabus for this course.


About the author:

Dr. Janet Cole has over 20 years of finance experience. She trained as a chartered accountant with Hays Allen and worked in financial and management accounting roles as well as audit, information systems and business change. Dr. Cole worked for a range of firms during her finance career such as ARRI, Hoechst and Moss Chemists. She worked closely with managers and directors helping them to understand and make decisions based on key financial data.

Dr. Cole has been involved in providing finance and information systems training in her commercial roles and as an Associate Professor at Kingston University where she teaches on Finance, Information Systems and Business Change courses. She is the current chair of the Business Change special interest group for the British Computer society and contributed to the review of the Change Management Institutes body of knowledge.



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