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Finance for Non-Financial Managers online short course

You’re a reliable problem-solver, always pushing your organisation in the right direction during challenging times.

You take the lead when planning budgets and forecasts and your friends rely on your analytical skills to plan holidays.

You were basically born to champion finance.

About Varsity Academy

Varsity Academy is a distance learning provider dedicated to producing career-enabling courses for Africa’s future leaders. Our online and blended learning courses provide our students with work-ready and relevant skills for today’s professional world. We are committed to providing our students with the industry experience and working knowledge they need to excel in their careers.

Course Details

Cost: R 4,999 | Length: 7 weeks | Start any time

Hone your natural leadership and analytical skills with our 7-week Finance for Non-Financial Managers online short course. This online course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and methodologies to manage the finances of a department.  

By the end of the course, you will have a complete grasp of the difference between finance and accounting, understand financial relationships, analyse past performance trends and ratios, and recognise opportunities to plan financial performance techniques.

Course outcomes

  1. Gain the skills to demonstrate an understanding of the key concepts of managerial finance.
  2. Learn how to interpret financial statements.
  3. Learn how to draft budgets according to the operational plan of a department.
  4. Gain the skills to describe and prepare financial forecasts.
  5. Learn how to supervise financial management of a department against given requirements.

Who should do this course?

If you are a leader and are aiming to achieve every success in financial management for your department, then this course is for you.

What are the entry requirements?

All you need to register is:
  • Matric certificate or equivalent and/or relevant work experience.
  • Work experience.
  • Access to a computer and internet.

Why choose us?

  • You will learn first-hand from an industry professional.
  • We offer engaging course material, including videos and interactive quizzes.
  • You will gain skills that can be used practically.
  • You will be supported with expert guidance and advice.

Course Breakdown

The flexible nature of this course means you can learn at your own pace

Module One

Key Concepts of Managerial Finance

Module Two

Interpreting Financial Analysis

Module Three

Describing and Preparing Financial Forecasts

Module Four

Drafting Budgets

Module Five

Supervise Financial Management of a Department

Module Six

Final Integrative Assignment

You were practically born to do this course!

Ready to take the next step?

If you’re a go-getter with career aspirations in the field of finance then this course is for you.