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04 August 2022

Finance essentials - introduction to strategy and the business case

Category: MASTER COURSE

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this course is for managers involved in developing or implementing company strategy or who wish to produce concise, focused and convincing business cases.

Who should attend?
This highly interactive course is for anyone who needs to construct, evaluate or implement company strategy and/or produce quality business cases to help the delivery of that strategy.

What you will gain
Management accounting is all about the future. Planning. Costing. Budgeting. Working out where an organisation wants to be and working out which path to take to get it there. This course provides delegates with a range of techniques to help them develop, evaluate and implement a company strategy. In doing so it looks at how to encourage innovative options for delivering strategic objectives and how these options can be evaluated through the production of quality business cases.

This course is part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme that consists of 8 half day modules. The courses are designed to be stand alone but, as a programme, provide a comprehensive understanding of key finance concepts for non-finance managers from accounts production and interpretation to budgeting and forecasting. The courses in the programme are:

Finance essentials - the statements
Finance essentials - the principles
Finance essentials - introduction to control and audit
Finance essentials - company accounts and the annual report
Finance essentials - introduction to strategy and the business case
Finance essentials - introduction to investment appraisal
Finance essentials - introduction to budgeting
Finance essentials - introduction to forecasting and reporting

Programme outline
By the end of this course delegates will, with the aid of their notes, be able to:

  • Apply a range of strategic tools to ensure the company is selecting the best course of action such as: PESTLE, SWOT, Porter’s work, Product mix
  • Understand the difference between Vision and Values and the financial impact of each
  • Use a range of option generation techniques
  • Apply basic risk analysis to a chosen course of action
  • Prepare a quality business case using appropriate structure and language to enable senior managers to select the right course for their organisation.

The course will start at 9.30am and ends at 12.45pm. Refreshments are provided on face-to-face courses.
3 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
4 August 2022 - 09:30 London - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
10 November 2022 - 09:30 Online Live - morning course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT

Finance essentials - introduction to strategy and the business case

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this course is for managers involved in developing or implementing company strategy.

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If you have any queries please email cima@bpp.com or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

This course will be delivered by BPP Professional Education Limited (“BPP”).  Accordingly, when you sign up for this course, CIMA will pass on the contact details you have provided to BPP so that they can contact you to complete your booking and process payment.  BPP will process any personal information it collects about you in accordance with its privacy policy, which is available at: https://www.bpp.com/professional-education/privacy

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