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Short learning programme

Finance for non-financial managers

The purpose of this short learning programme is to introduce you to the need for financial literacy on the part of supervisors and managers. You will develop your ability to interpret financial reports, to apply basic financial techniques to business operations, and to understand the essential indicators of the financial position of the business.

Programme curriculum

Upon completion of this short learning programme, you will:

  • understand financial literacy on a theoretical and practical level;
  • analyse expenditure and income of a business successfully;
  • understand the importance of long- and short-term financial planning;
  • conduct brief performance analyses of the income statement and balance sheet of a firm;
  • understand costing and budgeting;
  • conduct a breakeven analysis;
  • analyse capital investment decisions; and
  • discuss time value of money in long- and short-term financial planning.
Commitment of 10 hours per week over 20 weeks. This short learning programme must be completed within a maximum of six months.
Admission Requirements
Learner should be able to take the course in English

There are no credits associated with this programme, but your certificate of completion can be included in your portfolio of evidence for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for consideration when accessing a full qualification.

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Please note that prospective learner who does not meet the admission requirement can apply to the Registrar for possible recognition of prior learning.


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