Finance for Strategic Managers


This course is for anyone who wants to develop knowledge and understanding of fundamental financial management accounting techniques used by managers in organisations and to enable learners apply these techniques. Online tools and reference materials are highlighted throughout, enabling delegates to leave with solid hands-on knowledge that you can implement immediately upon your return to the workplace.

This course provides the skills and knowledge you need to

  • Appreciate the financial implications of key business decisions
  • Manage financial resources efficiently and effectively
  • Understand the financial position of a company
  • Analyse and interpret key financial statements
  • Assess the financial health of an organisation
  • Prepare and manage budgets
  • Apply and evaluate decision-making tools for cost management, operational and strategic planning and control
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Key Facts

Next Start
26th October – 30th October 2020

29th March – 2nd April 2021
28th June – 2nd July 2021

5 Days

Training Hours



Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the requirements and techniques for financial recording and reporting
  • Understand how working capital can be effectively managed
  • Understand management accounting techniques
  • Understand how to evaluate business projects
  • Understand the importance of financial data in formulating and delivering business strategy
  • Be able to analyse financial data for an organisation in order to inform strategic decision making purposes.
  • Be able to evaluate proposals for strategic decisions on capital expenditure in an organisation

Who is this for?

This course is designed for practicing or aspiring leaders who wish to develop their management skills and knowledge and attain a solid foundation from which to progress.

This course is for you if:

  • You are involved in or have some budget responsibility
  • You want to understand how to maximise profit in your unit/department/organisation
  • You are expected to work with accounting reports as part of your everyday role
  • You are aware that you need to know more about the financial impact on your organisation of the decisions you take

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The LSB Experience

  • Expert trainers – Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field.
  • Quality delivery – Trainers are assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement.
  • Practical training methods – Theory and practical based training to take back to the office.
  • Small class sizes – No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers.
  • Wide breadth of topics – Marketers should understand marketing as a whole, not just digital.
  • 2 learning levels – Intermediate and advance and class.

“Financial fitness is not a pipe dream or a state of mind. It’s a reality if you are willing to pursue it and embrace it.”

Will Robinson

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