Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Thursday 18 July 2019

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Course outline

This course aims to introduce non-financial managers to modern financial tools that are available to help them understand and manage their businesses better.

This course helps managers interpret what the financial numbers are saying and gets them comfortable with conversing in the language of finance, relating to the performance of their teams and organisation. It also explains the linkages between financials and strategy, as well as effective performance management indicators that you can employ within your team.

Topics covered

  • Key concepts in reading financial statements
  • Current budgeting and forecasting techniques – and how to track progress
  • Linking your strategy to financial reality
  • Evaluating business decisions


  • Managers and professionals
  • Senior management
  • Directors
  • C-suite level

Presenter - Professor Howard Davey

Course fees

$600 Standard price

$500 Members of Waikato Chamber of Commerce, Waikato University alumni, University students and staff

Note: Those eligible for the NZTE Development Vouchers Scheme can apply for a further 50% discount of the regular price. The price(s) indicated above are inclusive of GST.

Venue details

University of Waikato Hillcrest Campus


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