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Finance for Non-Financial Managers MasterClass

by Ted Wainman

Languages: English

Price (from): €1 / day

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About the trainer:

Ted Wainman trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young
before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. Whilst at JPMorgan,
he undertook a company-sponsored MBA in the International Management of Financial Services,
from which he graduated at the top of his class with merit.
Since 2003 Ted has been designing, developing and delivering programs for the private sector
across a range of business needs. Whether focussed on programs to build awareness and detailed
understanding around financial drivers of their business, addressing new operational initiatives or
supporting business change, Ted is experienced in working with key stakeholders within the business
to construct a training program that delivers sustained change.
With a background in finance, Ted has a focus on financial and commercial training (including finance,
strategy & leadership and Global Macro Economics), but is also comfortable in designing, developing
and delivering training programs on a wide variety of softer skills from negotiation, persuading,
influencing, written communications and presentation skills.
Ted has worked with over 200 companies – primarily private or listed – from blue chips to financial
services, including banks, building societies, and insurance companies. Ted has worked in over 30
countries globally and is experienced in addressing the needs of programs across varying cultural

Ted is the author of “How to Talk Finance: getting to grips with the numbers in business” – published
by Pearson (FT) in April 2015.


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Finance for Non-Financial Managers MasterClass by Ted Wainman

About the training

#finance   #management

This course shows how to interpret key financial statements highlighting the questions and areas that matter. It identifies warning signals that managers need to be aware of and shows how to understand key performance indicators to drive profitability. The course will also cover the essentials of budgeting and forecasting as well as addressing
key financial terms such as goodwill and accruals & prepayments. Delegates will learn how to appraise capital projects with confidence, allowing them to make the best decisions for their business.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understanding of financial accounts and reports
  • The ability to use and understanding of financial concepts
  • Analytical skills to interpret financial results using ratios
  • Ability to manage budgets more effectively


Learning outcomes


How companies are financially structured; How companies trade


The business cycle – how the money flows; How companies are financed – debt v equity


The Income Statement; The Balance Sheet; The Cash Flow Statement


Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) and the WACC; Operational Gearing & Profitability Financial Gearing; Working Capital and Liquidity


  • DAY 1:

  • Introductions

  • Financial Overview

  • The Financial Statements (using client’s own Report & Accounts)

  • Return on Investment

  • Return on Capital Employed

  • Liquidity

  • Gearing

  • Leverage

  • Review

  • DAY 2:

  • Review

  • Case Study

  • Key Financial Terms

  • Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Management Information

  • Building the Business Case

  • Asset Valuation

  • Review

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