/training/seminars/Fundamentals-of-Finance-and-Accounting-for-Nonfinancial-Managers.aspx
Request a Catalog.

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Seminar #2218 Classroom
(Read reviews)

Acquire essential finance skills in 3 Days

Can you demonstrate your value and ROI to your boss? Are you able to interpret financial reports and make decisions based on the data they provide? Can you draft an accurate budget? Can you justify your ideas in dollars and cents?

You didn’t get to this point in your career only to be held back by weak financial skills. This program for non-financial managers makes the basics of finance accessible to anyone in just 3 days.

You’ll learn how to:
• Interpret and respond appropriately to financial information
• Communicate your contribution to the bottom line
• Uncover drains on profitability
• Make smarter decisions that deliver higher profitability

Financial skills are fundamental to any managerial position. Learn how to think finance, and you’ll expand your career opportunities. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows non-financial managers the concepts, tools, and techniques that can help make each decision pay off—on the job and on the bottom line.

Share

Also Available as:


Schedule

  • [3] days
  • [3] days - $2,445 Non Members
  • [3] days - $2,195 AMA Members
  • [3] days - $1,984 GSA

Credits

18 SPHR / 1.8 CEU / 18 PHR
18 PDU / 18 PDCs

Talent Triangle PDUs

[S&B] 18

Project Management Institute (PMI) Talent Triangle, 2015. Reproduced with the permission of PMI. Copyright and all rights reserved.

Download Our Course Info Packet Today
The course packet will provide all curriculum information necessary to demonstrate the value of the program.

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers is no longer available as an open enrollment seminar, but it can be delivered at your site. Please consider these alternative solutions to your development needs:


How You Will Benefit

  • Get a firm grasp of the numbers side of your job
  • Gain greater confidence with a working knowledge of business  financials
  • Learn how to “think finance” and translate performance into financial terms
  • Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and enhance your value to the organization
  • Understand the business dynamics of dollars and cents—and take initiatives that meet your short- and long-term goals
  • Take the guesswork out of your decision making and deliver a better bottom line
  • Expand your professional expertise—and your career opportunities

What You Will Cover

  • Key finance terms: assets, liabilities, capital, depreciation, capitalization, current ratio and others
  • The accounting process: journals and ledgers, how debits and credits work
  • Mastering the mind-set: see business in terms of dollars-and-cents decision options that pay off—short- and long-term
  • Basic accounting principles
  • Applying accounting conventions and guidelines
  • Developing working rules regarding your corporate financial statements
  • Using the balance sheet to examine assets and liabilities
  • Analyzing the income statement to assess revenues and expenses
  • The statement of cash flow: sources and uses of funds
  • Content and format of the annual report
  • Understanding the footnotes
  • Debt vs. equity financing
  • How leveraging can increase return to shareholders
  • Keeping your plan on target with budgetary controls
  • Using profit-planning tools, break-even analysis, financial forecasting
  • Cash flow: where cash comes from and how it's applied
  • Elements of cost accounting
  • Analyzing payback method, discounted cash flow, present value and present value index in making profitable capital investment decisions
  • Criteria for examining the performance of divisions and product lines
  • Understanding the cost of capital

Extended Seminar Outline

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.

Note: Please bring a copy of your annual report (if available).

Special Feature

AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.

 
 

Send To Manager

* = Required
*
Your Name
*
Your Email
*
Managers's Name
*
Managers's Email
 

Add A Note:

Below is the standard message that will be sent. If you would like to customize your message, simply click in the box below to edit.




Type the characters you see below.


Captcha

AMA Certificate Discount

AMA Certificate Program Discount
  • 1st seminar—member/ non-member price
  • 2nd seminar—$200 discount
  • 3rd—$200 discount

This offer cannot be combined with any other promotion.

View a complete list of AMA's Certificate Programs

 

 

SPECIAL SAVINGS

Seminar Savings Pass—Save up to 53%

Training a small team or a large group? AMA’s Seminar Savings Pass offers a variety of options to maximize your budget while achieving your goals! This is a call-in offer only. Call 1-877-566-9441 and mention code LD8L.

SSP 3-Pack: Choose 3 AMA classroom or Live Online seminars in 6 months for $5,250.

SSP 6-Pack: Choose 6 AMA classroom or Live Online seminars in 12 months for $9,995.

SSP 12-Pack: Choose 12 AMA classroom or Live Online seminars in 12 months for $18,995.

SSP 24-Pack: Choose 24 AMA classroom or Live Online seminars in 12 months for $34,995.
Restrictions apply, see terms and conditions.

AMA's Annual Pass—Unlimited training for 1 year!

Looking to build your skills without breaking your budget? AMA’s Annual Savings Pass is exactly what you need to energize your career and make this your year. This is a call-in offer only.

ANNUAL PASS: Choose as many courses as you need from over 140 AMA Classroom Seminars, and all Live Online Seminars for $3,995. Call 1-877-566-9441 and mention code LDVY.
ALL-ACCESS PASS: Get one year of unlimited access to ALL AMA Classroom and Live One Seminars, plus all Express Skills Courses and Webinars for $4,995. Call 1-877-566-9441 and mention code LDVY.

Restrictions apply, see terms and conditions.


Certificate Programs

3 designated seminars for $3,995

Expand your knowledge and capabilities in one of six crucial skill areas and earn an AMA Certificate—an acknowledged standard of achievement and excellence. Get your certificate by successfully completing 3 designated AMA seminars within 24 months.

Call & mention code XGJQ.


Bring a Friend— Take 20% Off 2nd Seat

Bring your boss, colleague, team member or friend to the same session (classroom or live online seminar) and learn new skills together.

Call & mention code LCTJ.


LAST MINUTE SEATING—save up to 25% on selected AMA Seminars

Ready to get started NOW? AMA’s Last Minute Seating gives you access to select upcoming programs at a reduced price. See the current list of available programs here. This is a call-in offer only. Call 1-877-566-9441 and mention code XAMD.


AMACOM Books—Save 40% or MORE When You Order Books for Your Team!

Order just five or more copies of the same title of any AMACOM book and save 40% off the cover price. Decide which skills you want to improve in your staff in order to ensure your company will achieve its budget and strategic objectives—and then find the books that will inspire your company's success! For your discount, simply email specialsls@amanet.org or call 800-250-5308.


 

 

Seminar Savings Pass

3 Seminars for $4,995

Making your training dollars go further by sending as many as three people to AMA Seminars in a six-month period. This offer is applicable to all U.S. Classroom and Live Online Seminars with a member price of $2,395 or less, or nonmember price of $2,645 or less. Past purchases and other promotional offers are excluded. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Call 1-877-566-9441 and mention code LA3Y for additional questions and to register.

 

 

Payment Options

AMA provides two online payment options for your convenience:

Charge my credit card: You can bill the seminar to a corporate or personal credit card.

Invoice me: AMA will send a bill directly to you or your company. Please note that some companies may require a purchase order be completed before they process an invoice.

Please call us at 1-877-566-9441 should you have any questions regarding our payment options.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty Info

AMA Faculty-the AMA Advantage

AMA seminars are led by senior executives, managers, authors, educators, consultants, course developers. And even CEOs!

AMA is distinguished by the quality of its faculty-men and women who are not just skilled platform speakers but industry experts who have achieved success in the corporate world. They are top business practitioners who have been in the trenches-and who bring their distinctive insights, practical experience and illuminating personal anecdotes to every AMA seminar session they lead.

Each of our course leaders has been selected from a pool of top candidates, has undergone rigorous AMA training and is periodically evaluated by AMA practice leaders. All bring with them many years of expertise...plus fresh new ideas and perspectives.

Our seminar leaders add value to every course not only through their practical, action-oriented presentations-but also through the expert advice they offer and the opportunities throughout the seminar session for the one-on-one mentoring critical to effective learning.

The AMA faculty...is the AMA advantage!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seminar Hours

Seminar Hours and Attire

Q: What time does my seminar begin and end?

A: On the first morning, please arrive at 8:30 am to pick up your registration packet and room assignment. Seminars begin at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm, except on the last day. On the last day, seminars that run the full day begin at 9:00 am and end at 4:30 pm. Seminars that conclude with half day sessions end at 12:00 pm.

Q: What should I wear?

A: Casual business attire is appropriate. Note: room temperatures may vary so you may want to dress in layers. Travel and Accommodations

Q: Can AMA help me make travel arrangements?

A: AMA partners with leading travel organizations to offer participants special discounts when attending AMA seminars. Car Rentals - Hertz offers American Management Association members and course participants discounts at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world. Your CDP# 1215377 is the key. Visit www.hertz.com for reservations on-line, or, if you prefer, you may call the Members Only Reservations Line at 1-800-654-2200 or call your travel agent. Hotels - Preferred pricing is available at hotels close to all seminar venues. Visit our travel page or call 1-877-566-9441 for information.

Q: Can AMA help me make hotel reservations?

A: AMA does not arrange hotel accommodations. However, AMA has negotiated with certain hotels in some locations to hold a block of rooms for seminar participants for up to three weeks prior to your seminar start date. Look on your registration confirmation letter for a phone number for one of these hotels. When you call the hotel, mention you are an AMA seminar attendee to secure preferred rates, if available. We recommend you make your reservations early.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Travel Accommodations

Q: Can AMA help me make hotel reservations?

A: Preferred hotel rates for AMA participants are available at all center locations, click on the city you are interested in:

Atlanta
New York
San Francisco
Washington, DC

For information about hotels near non-center locations, click on the "location" line highlighted in the registration section of each seminar description page or call 1-877-566-9441.

Q: Can AMA help me make hotel reservations?

A: Hertz offers American Management Association members and course participants discounts at participating locations in the U.S. and around the world. Your CDP# 1215377 is the key. Visit https://www.hertz.com/rentacar/index.jsp?bsc=t&targetPage=reservationOnHomepage.jsp for reservations online, or, if you prefer, you may call the Members Only Reservations Line at 1-800-654-2200 or call your travel agent.


 

 

Cancellation Policy

Transfer, Cancellation and Refund Policy

For Classroom, Live Online, and Webinar programs, you may transfer to a future session, send someone to take your place or cancel without penalty at any time up to three weeks prior to your program. If you provide AMA with less than three weeks notice, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the entire program fee.

Programs included in AMA OnDemand offerings are not eligible for substitution, transfer, cancellation, return, or refund.

100% Satisfaction Guaranteed—At AMA, we guarantee the quality of our seminars. In fact, 98% of our participants say they would recommend the course they have taken to their colleagues. If, for any reason, you are not satisfied with a seminar for which you have paid, AMA will give you credit toward another seminar of comparable price or will refund your fee.

We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please call us at 1-800-262-9699.

 

 

Federal Government

Q: Do federal government employees receive GSA pricing in seminars?
A:
Yes, federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars. Call 1-877-566-9441 or visit our Government Services site for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Virtual Seminar Experience

  • AMA virtual seminars are live interactive instructor-led courses that are completely accessible from your office or home PC.
  • You will receive a phone call before your first session that will walk you through your set-up, explain how to use all the features of the technology, and ensure that you are comfortable and fully prepared.
  • Your live virtual sessions are delivered via an Internet Explorer� browser session using Adobe Connect�.
  • Your course materials include a free USB headset that enables you to communicate with the instructor and other attendees.
  • We�ve included interactive features such as Chat capability and Online Whiteboarding (allowing you to see what your instructor is writing).
  • You�ll be able to work in sub-groups with other attendees by utilizing conference call capability right through your headset.
  • You can share files, view the instructor�s desktop, click an icon to ask your instructor a question, type in your question, ask the instructor to speak louder, softer, slow down, etc. (all through simple icons).
  • Every participant can see and hear questions and comments from other attendees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred Member Pricing

Choose the AMA Membership plan that’s right for you and take advantage of its many exclusive benefits including Preferred Member Pricing on all AMA Seminars–at least 10% savings.

Preferred Member Pricing makes it possible for you or your entire organization to benefit from AMA’s world-class training.