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Finance for NON-Financial

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Finance for NON-Financial Training

Do you know the difference between Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Financial Management?
Are you comfortable conversing in the language of finance relating to the performance of your team and organisation?

The purpose of the Finance for Non-Financial Managers Short Course is to give managers an appreciation of the differences between Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and Financial Management.

It aims to introduce managers to modern financial tools that are available to help them understand and manage their businesses better. Finance for Non-Financial Managers underlines the importance of understanding value measurement, so that key value drivers can be identified and managed.

Every effort is made to apply the tools to current developments in the business world in order to underline the practical application of these tools.


  • Course Description: Finance for NON-Financial
  • Accredited:  NO. The training provider and the facilitators is however accredited, but not this course.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Hidden fees: None
  • Certificate: Certificate of attendance unless otherwise stated.
  • Activities/Assessment: Learners are required to apply skills and knowledge obtained on the course in the workplace. The facilitator will incorporate 70% practicality by means of examples, activities and role-plays during the contact session. Learners will receive a learner guide which will guide them thorough the process.


Currently we have the following supporting structures in place for our members:

  • Telephone support.
  • Contact Detail –
    • Cell. 0825507946 Tel. 0867227014 English, Tel. 0318115749 English/Zulu.
  • Helpdesk – – 7 days a week (integrated email and sms notifications).
  • Members private forum with model answers to all  activities including JOB opportunities.
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1. Introduction-Why Financial?
-South Africa Economy

2. Understanding Basic Financial Terms

3.Financial Ration

-Ratio and a simple fraction
-Formal Definition of Rational Number
-Add, subtract, multiply and divide
-Basic financial ration calculations

4. Basic financial reports

-Balance Sheet
-Income Statements (P&L)
-Statement of Owner’s equity
-Cash flow statement

5. Business Plans

-Why Business plan?
-Describing your business
-Composing your executive summary
-Marketing and sales
-Organisational and operating plan
-Your financial plan
-Presenting your plan

6. Budgeting Plans

-Budget and business planning
-Benefits of business budgets
-Creating a budget

7. Understanding Inflation

-Variations of inflation
-South Africa Inflation Rate
-How inflation is determined

8. Invoice, Vat & Tax

-Basic invoice principles
-Vat Tax Invoices
-Types of Business Organisations
-Understanding VAT

9.Financial Decision making


General Public, as this course include plan and control personal and/or household budgets, income, expenditure. Also include general knowledge of investments, stokvels, inflation, appreciation and depreciation, costs, prices, revenue, cost price, selling price, loss and profit.

  • General Staff
  • Administration Staff
  • Accounting entry level staff
  • Sales people
  • Cash handling staff


  • Minimum of 14 days workplace experience in the workplace. (part time or full time)
  • Basic communication skills (English = reading and writing skills on a NQF level 1 (Grace 8 or higher))
  • Able to attend the contact session and any of our workshops offered.

Learner preparation for the contact session (Classroom Training)


  • Attending the full contact session. (Classroom Session)
  • Copy of ID document
  • Pen and paper.


  1. Enrol as a learner with Trainyoucan by completing the application form.
  2. Attend the contact session with Trainyoucan.
  3. We provide you with all the learning material that you need.
  4. Certification (Attendance) on completion.


We offer corporate packages on site to reduce the cost and make training more affordable. Our corporate packages work as follows:

  1. You provide the venue – you safe money!
  2. We provide the Facilitator – you only pay the daily Facilitator rate!
  3. Set price per manual and certificate or each person attending.
  4. Deposit 50% required as confirmation of the course and 50% on completion (last day).

Terms of agreement:

  • The employer provide the venue.
    • Where possible we require we request U-Shape or Boardroom style.
    • Employer to indicate if flipchart is available. (TRAINYOUCAN will provide where not possible)
  • The employer provide refreshments (teas on arrival, morning and afternoon) – Where not possible TRAINYOUCAN will make arrangements.
  • Catering – this is totally dependent on the employer/organisations internal policies and procedures.
  • Session start: All sessions will be starting 8h30 in the morning until 16h00 unless otherwise communicated.
  • TRAINYOUCAN will provide an SETA Accredited Facilitator with the scope to deliver the required programmes for the duration of the course.
  • Maximum of 12 delegates per class requested.
  • Request brief outline or training needs/gap from the employer/organisation to assist Facilitators in addressing special needs during the training sessions.
  • Bookings and arrangements can be confirmed directly with the Facilitators however all bookings and payments will be accepted on a valid invoice from our accounts department.
  • Payment Request: Strictly on invoice only!