Financial Fluency for Non-Financial Managers:

Your ultimate shortcut to practical financial management.

This 3-day program makes financial learning practical and enjoyable for current or aspiring  leaders with no previous training in accounting or finance. Learn from real-life examples and understand key financial concepts, terminology and methodology. At the end of this program, you’ll become a more effective leader who can propose, analyze and evaluate financial decisions.

Financial Fluency for Non-Financial Managers: Fundamentals

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Fees: $3,550
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: November 14, 2024 to
November 16, 2024
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The Complete
Introduction to Business Finance

Current or aspiring managers and business owners today don’t have time to touch up on their business finance knowledge—but financial expertise can make all the difference. 

With just 3 days of study, our highly sought-after program accelerates your financial learning by bringing them within the context of your organizational goals. Learn what to look for and leverage in corporate reports, and support business decisions with solid financial proof.

You’ll also get a line-by-line understanding of the profit and loss (P&L) statement and balance sheet so you can evaluate short and long-term operational decisions with confidence.

Our accelerated program is ideal for any professionals and leaders in non-financial positions that still require basic financial knowledge, such as marketing, development, project management, sales and operations.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Budget Management
Financial Analysis
Financial Reporting
Resource Management

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This program packs compelling and concise learnings in just 3 days. Quickly return to work with a new skillset to advance your career.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Get sought-after, practical skills in financial accounting and distinguish your credentials as a knowledgeable team leader.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Professionals in various industries such as marketing, development, project coordination and sales will learn practical skills in financial accounting and gain the credentials for leadership roles.

Mid-Career Leaders

With formal financial training, managers and mid-career leaders will be able to back up their strategies with tangible data and earn greater trust from their teams and executives.

Business Owners

Get clarity on every part of your financial strategy and budget accordingly for your long-term goals.

What Difference Will You Make?

This program simplified business finances. Every manager, regardless of your department, should take this program.

- M. Paris Supply Chain Manager, Aryzta Canada

This program was incredibly educational, led by an extremely engaging and charismatic instructor. Extremely informative material that can be easily referenced for future use.

- Shelley J. Shaw Enterprise Activity, Pitney Bowes

“This program gave me a practical understanding of financial reports. This was invaluable to my management of my company.”

- J. Lenk Executive Vice-President, Util Group

Program Overview

  • Start with an informational introduction to the financial reporting system and a basic understanding of accounting and corporate annual reports. Learn how to read balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements.

  • Dive into the key elements of financial statements, including inventory and fixed assets. Learn how to use financial ratios and business budgeting for better decision-making.

  • Build your base knowledge of financial investments: learn about behavior of costs, budget/cost analysis, capital budgeting, and absorption versus direct costing.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Financial Flunecy for Non-Financial Managers: Fundamentals 11/14/2024 - 11/16/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Financial Fluency for Non-Financial Managers: Fundamentals, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

21 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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