Financial Management

Basic Finance for Non-Financial Directors was developed to serve Directors or aspiring Directors who do not have financial expertise. 

As a Director, it is critical that your decision-making is supported by a robust understanding of the financial statements and the overall financial position of the enterprise.  This course aims to demystify the basic structure of financial statements to allow non-financial Directors to navigate the financial position of the entities they lead.

Basic Finance for Non-Financial Directors

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Key Facts

Delivery Method

This online course is delivered from 10.00am to 12:00 noon. It will be remotely delivered through MS Teams and facilitated by subject matter experts.

Scheduled Dates* include:

  • 23 January 2023
  • 20 April 2023
  • 6 September 2023
  • 8 November 2023

*Dates may be subject to change.

Commences

23 January 2023 | 20 April 2023 Bookings for this course close one week in advance of start date.

Duration

Two Hour Online Course

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The cost of this course is €240 per person. 

Booking: Bookings must be received in writing using a booking form or the online booking option (see below).

All bookings will be confirmed via email. Please send completed booking forms to:

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers and bookings will typically close one week prior to the course start date.

Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a course, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged.  Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.

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The Programme

Basic Finance for Non-Financial Directors was developed to serve Directors or aspiring Directors who do not have financial expertise. 

As a Director, it is critical that your decision-making is supported by a robust understanding of the financial statements and the overall financial position of the enterprise.  This course aims to demystify the basic structure of financial statements to allow non-financial Directors to navigate the financial position of the entities they lead.

Who is this for?

Basic Finance for Non-Financial Directors will be of benefit to new Directors,  Audit (and Risk) Committee Members and anyone requiring a basic understanding of financial statements.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this online course, participants will have:

  • Basic fluency in key accounting terminology and structures which underpin Financial Statements.
  • Identify and analyze financial information at a basic level.
Course Content

The online course will cover the following areas:

  • Accrual Accounting, accounting principles and regulatory reporting obligations.
  • Income and Expenditure account, Statement of Financial Position and Cashflow Statement.
  • Basic Ratio Analysis
Course Leader

This course will be delivered by Dr. Deirdre Bane, Senior Finance Specialist at the IPA.

 

 

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