Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Program Description

Acquire essential finance skills in 3 Days

Can you demonstrate your value and ROI to your boss? Are you able to interpret financial reports and make decisions based on the data they provide? Can you draft an accurate budget? Can you justify your ideas in dollars and cents?

You didn’t get to this point in your career only to be held back by weak financial skills. This program for non-financial managers makes the basics of finance accessible to anyone in just 3 days.

You’ll learn how to:
• Interpret and respond appropriately to financial information
• Communicate your contribution to the bottom line
• Uncover drains on profitability
• Make smarter decisions that deliver higher profitability

Financial skills are fundamental to any managerial position. Learn how to think finance, and you’ll expand your career opportunities. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows non-financial managers the concepts, tools, and techniques that can help make each decision pay off—on the job and on the bottom line.

How You Will Benefit

  • Get a firm grasp of the numbers side of your job
  • Gain greater confidence with a working knowledge of business  financials
  • Learn how to “think finance” and translate performance into financial terms
  • Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and enhance your value to the organization
  • Understand the business dynamics of dollars and cents—and take initiatives that meet your short- and long-term goals
  • Take the guesswork out of your decision making and deliver a better bottom line
  • Expand your professional expertise—and your career opportunities

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.

Note: Please bring a copy of your annual report (if available).

Agenda

  • Key finance terms: assets, liabilities, capital, depreciation, capitalization, current ratio and others
  • The accounting process: journals and ledgers, how debits and credits work
  • Mastering the mind-set: see business in terms of dollars-and-cents decision options that pay off—short- and long-term
  • Basic accounting principles
  • Applying accounting conventions and guidelines
  • Developing working rules regarding your corporate financial statements
  • Using the balance sheet to examine assets and liabilities
  • Analyzing the income statement to assess revenues and expenses
  • The statement of cash flow: sources and uses of funds
  • Content and format of the annual report
  • Understanding the footnotes
  • Debt vs. equity financing
  • How leveraging can increase return to shareholders
  • Keeping your plan on target with budgetary controls
  • Using profit-planning tools, break-even analysis, financial forecasting
  • Cash flow: where cash comes from and how it's applied
  • Elements of cost accounting
  • Analyzing payback method, discounted cash flow, present value and present value index in making profitable capital investment decisions
  • Criteria for examining the performance of divisions and product lines
  • Understanding the cost of capital

Locations, Dates & Pricing

Pricing
# Location Date(s) List Member
0221802604

Seattle WA

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
08/28/2017 - 08/30/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802606

New York NY

AMA New York Center
09/06/2017 - 09/08/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802607

Chicago IL

Summit West
09/11/2017 - 09/13/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802608

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
09/12/2017 - 09/21/2017 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802609

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
09/18/2017 - 09/20/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802672

Dallas TX

Crowne Plaza North Dallas
09/18/2017 - 09/20/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802610

St Pete Beach FL

Tradewinds Island Grand Resort
09/25/2017 - 09/27/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802628

Houston TX

Norris Conference Center
10/02/2017 - 10/04/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802629

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
10/04/2017 - 10/06/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802631

Boston MA

Metro Meetings Centers - Boston
10/11/2017 - 10/13/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802632

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
10/11/2017 - 10/13/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802673

Nashville TN

10/16/2017 - 10/18/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802634

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
10/17/2017 - 10/26/2017 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802635

Chicago IL

Summit West
10/18/2017 - 10/20/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802678

Parsippany NJ

10/23/2017 - 10/25/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802630

Columbus OH

11/01/2017 - 11/03/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802637

Los Angeles CA

11/08/2017 - 11/10/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802667

Phoenix AZ

11/13/2017 - 11/15/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802638

New York NY

AMA New York Center
11/13/2017 - 11/15/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802640

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
11/27/2017 - 11/29/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802641

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
11/28/2017 - 12/07/2017 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802642

Chicago IL

Summit West
11/29/2017 - 12/01/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802639

Dallas TX

Crowne Plaza North Dallas
12/04/2017 - 12/06/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802644

New York NY

AMA New York Center
12/04/2017 - 12/06/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802645

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
12/04/2017 - 12/06/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802646

Denver CO

12/11/2017 - 12/13/2017 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802648

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
01/09/2018 - 01/18/2018 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802650

Houston TX

01/10/2018 - 01/12/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802649

Chicago IL

Summit West
01/10/2018 - 01/12/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802651

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
01/17/2018 - 01/19/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802652

New York NY

AMA New York Center
01/17/2018 - 01/19/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802657

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
02/07/2018 - 02/09/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802658

Nashville TN

02/14/2018 - 02/16/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802660

Las Vegas NV

02/21/2018 - 02/23/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802659

Chicago IL

Summit West
02/21/2018 - 02/23/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802654

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
02/26/2018 - 02/28/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802661

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
02/27/2018 - 03/08/2018 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802662

Dallas TX

02/28/2018 - 03/02/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802664

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
03/12/2018 - 03/14/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802665

New York NY

AMA New York Center
03/14/2018 - 03/16/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802668

Boston MA

03/26/2018 - 03/28/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802679

New York NY

AMA New York Center
04/02/2018 - 04/04/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802680

Saranac Lake NY

Virtual Meeting
04/10/2018 - 04/19/2018 $2345 $2095 Register
0221802681

Chicago IL

Summit West
04/11/2018 - 04/13/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802682

Houston TX

04/16/2018 - 04/18/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802683

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
04/23/2018 - 04/25/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802684

Atlanta GA

AMA Atlanta Center
04/25/2018 - 04/27/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802685

Chicago IL

Summit West
05/02/2018 - 05/04/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802688

Arlington VA

AMA Washington Area Center
05/02/2018 - 05/04/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802666

Fort Lauderdale FL

05/07/2018 - 05/09/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802686

Los Angeles CA

05/07/2018 - 05/09/2018 $2445 $2195 Register
0221802687

New York NY

AMA New York Center
05/09/2018 - 05/11/2018 $2445 $2195 Register

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Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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Program Details

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  • Seminar Number:

    02218

  • Length:

    3 Day(s)

  • Program Hours:


    Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

  • CEU Credits:

    1.8

  • PHR Credits:

    18.0

  • SPHR Credits:

    18.0

  • PDU Credits:

    18.0

  • PDU_S&B Credits:

    18.0

  • PDCS Credits:

    18.0

  • Lunch:

    Lunch is on your own.

  • Continuing Education:

    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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