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Understanding Business Finance

Finance, Personal Development

17/09/2024 9:30 am

17/09/2024 4:30 pm

East Midlands Chamber, Chesterfield, S41 8ND

Chamber Members: £245

Non-members: £350

*All our business prices are excluding VAT at 20%

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For further information on this event, please contact: Business Training Team on 0333 320 0333 or email


In order to be successful we need to understand our business finances. Without this understanding we are unable to plan or make effective decisions. This course will provide an overview of the most common financial terms and provide techniques to help you to understand and control your finances.


This course will ensure you –

• Have undertaken a ‘jargon buster’ and understand key financial terminology.
• Be able to interpret a profit and loss account and balance sheet, identifying key areas of interest.
• Recognise the importance of cash flow and be able to create a cash flow forecast
• Know what ‘breakeven’ means and recognise its importance to business operations
• Know what questions to ask when creating and working to budgets including an awareness of cost behaviours.

This course is being delivered in collaboration with our training partner, Challenge Consulting and will be held at their purpose-built training and conference centre in Nottinghamshire and is limited to a maximum of 12 delegates.

What outcomes can you expect from joining us

To explain financial and accountancy jargon in plain English and to highlight they key areas of interest to enable effective planning and decision making. A workshop style of delivery will ensure opportunities to discuss ideas and share experiences to aid understanding.

This course is for business owners, managers or staff who require a working knowledge of costs, and understanding of the key financial documents used in organisations.

Challenge Consulting

The course will be delivered by a highly qualified and experienced trainer from our training partner, Challenge Training & Consultancy Limited. All trainers have a vast array of experienced, gained in a variety of businesses and are able therefore to bring context and fresh input to each course.

Additional Information

Lunch and refreshments are provided as part of this course. Please note, there is no requirement for delegates to bring any stationery or IT equipment unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions.
10% discount for 3 delegates or more
To qualify for the 10% discount please make your booking(s) for three or more delegates on any one or two day open training course at the same time.

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