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Introduction to Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Introduction to Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Overview

For the December 2020 intake, this course will be offered with funding from the Irish government. You may qualify to enrol for free.

This course is designed to provide learners with an understanding of how accountancy plays an integral part in business organisations, highlighting the importance of recording management and financial accounting information accurately. It outlines the vital role of providing the various stakeholders with quantitative financial information which can be used in making business and investment decisions.

Why study this subject at Griffith College?

  • Enables learners to have an understanding of the financial aspects of business
  • Equips learners with knowledge and transferable skills essential to jump start or progress in your career
  • Progression options available 
  • Delivered by experienced lecturers 
  • Live streamed classes 
  • Classes will also be recorded and made available on the Student Portal

Course Highlights

  • Enables learners to apply the correct accounting treatments for current and non-current assets and liabilities, revenue, expenses and equity
  • Gain skills to prepare financial statements for sole traders in accordance with international standards 
  • Identifies and explains cost and revenue classifications and cost behaviour patterns 
  • Equips the learner with skills to describe and apply marginal cost accounting techniques 
  • Explains and interprets decision-making techniques to evaluate business choices 
  • Applies budgeting techniques and evaluate alternative methods of budgeting, planning and control 

About the Certificate

Learners who complete this programme are awarded a Certificate in Introduction to Finance for Non-Financial Managers from Griffith College. They also receive a transcript of results detailing their attainment in the component modules on the related QQI validated programmes.

As a bespoke certificate, with modules drawn from separate programmes, the Certificate does not lead to a separate award on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Intake Date

Our intake for this course commences December 2020.

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