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Straightforward and no-nonsense, this course enables you to get straight to the heart of financial issues, demystifies financial information and gives you confidence and control when making financial decisions. This two-day overview course has won praise for the straightforward way in which it untangles the web of mystery that surrounds financial and management accounting in the eyes of many non-financial managers. By so doing it enables them to understand and manage the impact of their decisions on business results, interact more productively with their finance-based colleagues and exert greater influence on decision making in their organisation.

DCM can develop customised solutions or deliver off-the-shelf courses in-house for your team. This approach makes perfect sense for groups of 4+ delegates, enhancing cost effectiveness as well as team bonding.

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Who should attend this course?

This course is suitable for managers who want to gain a clear understanding of the fundamentals of business finance and the financial implications of the decisions they make.

What will you learn on the course?


  • Understand how your day-to-day decisions impact profit and cashflow.

  • Demystify the rules of capital expenditure vs operational expenditure helping you to justify investments to your senior managers and finance team

  • Review financial information relating to - your business (helping you to set targets for improvement); your subsidiaries (helping you to manage and set targets for your team); existing customers (are they still viable?) and potential customers (are they a credit risk?); competitors (what can we learn from benchmarking their results?)

  • Manage the budgeting process to - ensure business strategy is implemented; negotiate funding for improvement or efficiency initiatives; win in the negotiation over funds allocated to your budget, ensuring it’s achievable; manage financial performance, understanding variances and taking action to achieve your budget and objectives

  • Simply assess the viability of entering new markets or developing new products

What is covered on this course?


  • The Nature and Purpose of Accounting

    A simple model of an organisation’s accounting framework; Who uses the accounts and what do they use them for?; Where can I find out about my organisation’s/my competitors’ financial position

  • Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements

    Their structure and terminology, what they tell us and why they need to be reviewed together to gain a full understanding of business performance; Using financial information as a management tool; Understanding how operational income and costs are accounted for and the implications for how you manage costs in your department

  • Managing Finance

    Understanding working capital : What it is? How can we manage it?; Why too much working capital is bad for you and too little may be disastrous; Optimising working capital for your organisation and the implications for negotiating with customers and suppliers; The distinction between profit and cash flow; Considering sources of funding

  • Understanding Management Accounting Including Budgeting

    Putting together a robust budget; Negotiating budget funding; Assessing variances and reforecasting the budget; Evaluating feasibility of operational projects via break-even analysis; The effects of depreciation

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How does it Work?

Onsite Training is when we come to you to provide training on your premises or at a location of your choice. Not only will we run the course at a time and venue that suits you, we will also develop a unique programme particular to the developmental, cultural and business requirements of your company.

What's Involved?


Step 1 | After initial discussions, you meet with our training specialist. Here you both work together to design and sculpt a more comprehensive programme outline.

Step 2 | From this outline, a course is designed which addresses your exact needs. Sometimes this involves a completely new course designed from scratch, this depends on your needs.

Step 3 | Once you're happy with everything, the trainer will deliver the course at a venue of your choice on a date that suits.

Step 4 | Once complete, feedback will be gathered from delegates to ascertain the ‘true’ impact. And finally a report will be compiled for you outlining outcomes alongside your stated objectives.

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Dublin | Training Centre 24/25 March 2016 14 14 Fully Booked
Dublin | Training Centre 16/17 June 2016 14 14 Fully Booked
Dublin | Training Centre 15/16 September 2016 14 14 Fully Booked

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