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Finance for Non-Finance Managers

Finance for Non-Finance Managers is a one‐day public workshop which aim to provide an overview of the financial knowledge and essentials to assist the line-managers and executives in their daily activities. It is essential to equipping managers with the skill to better manage and control operations.
During the workshop, financials are critically examined, and the approaches to solutions are identified and framed for discussions. Issues are crystallized for purposes of application exercises and group discussions.
This 1 day Finance for Non-Finance Managers workshop will cover:

  • Understanding and Applying Key Financial Terms
  • Understand the various types of financial reports
  • Able to differentiate between cash and accrual accounting
  • Identify and analyse important data for decision making
  • Read and interpret annual reports
  • Understand budgets and how it been prepared
  • How to deal with financial situations that impact your work and life

After your registered for the course, you can apply SSG grants below

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Course Code: CRS-N-0042887

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$298.00 (GST-exclusive)

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Course Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.
Note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.
Note the minimal class size to start a class is 3 Pax.

Training Grant and Subsidy

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory

Course Details

Module 1: Course Overview

  • Introduction
  • Establish Expectations
  • Learning Objectives

Module 2: Introduction to Finance

  • Meaning of Finance
  • Finance three-cycle process
  • Recording Financial Transactions
  • General Accepted Accounting Principle (GAAP)
  • Your role in finance of your organisation
  • How can you improve your organisation’s finances

Module 3: The Accounting Cycle

  • Underlying Principles
  • Overview of the Accounting Cycle
  • Method of Recording Transactions
  • Accounting Periods

Module 4: The Financial Statements

  • The Income Statement
  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Cash Flow Statement
  • Statement of Retained Earnings

Module 5: Chart of Accounts

  • Understanding the Chart of Accounts
  • Single vs Double Entry Accounting

Module 6: Review of Financial Terms

  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Revenue
  • Expenses

Module 7: Understanding Debits and Credits

  • What is Debits and Credits

Module 8: Financial Analysis

  • Identify the relevant data
  • Analysing the data
  • Using Ratios for Decision Making

Module 9: Identify High and Low risk companies

  • Low-Risk Corporations
  • High-Risk Corporations

Module 10: Budgeting and Strategic Plan

  • Defining a Budget
  • The Budgeting Process
  • Different between budget, forecast and actual
  • Effective Budget and Financial Management toolkits

Module 11: Transfer of Financial Knowledge to Workplace

  • Learning Review
  • Personal Action Plan

Who Should Attend

  1. Business owners who want to know more about finance
  2. Entrepreneurs who want to learn the basics of finance.


Finance TrainerGary Chan is a Chartered Accountant (ACCA, UK) and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). He has a MBA in International Business from Henley University (UK) and a Master degree in Strategic Marketing (Ireland). He is an ACTA certified trainer.

Gary has more than 20 years in business and financial management responsibilities in multinationals and local SMEs and more than 10 years’ experience of teaching/training/consulting in financial, business management & development, sales and marketing and leadership.

Finance TrainerTrevor Tan has over 15 years of accounting experience in various MNCs and SMEs, spearheading many accounting projects. He has setup new account using cloud softwares such as Quickbooks and Xero in various industries, and helped to train the users with the cloud softwares over the last 3 years.

Trevor is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) and CPA Australia. He is also an ACTA certified trainer. Trevor finds passion in teaching and has been teaching participants for various subjects from as young as 4 years old to 80 years old for the last few years.

Finance TrainerAnitha Gayathri Mariappan is a CA Singapore, an ACCA member, ACRA certified Qualified Individual (QI), MBA in Finance and IT, SAP FI certified, PMP trained finance professional with 13 years of wide and rich experience in industries like Healthcare, Information Technology, Banking, Broadcast Systems Integration, Professional Services, F&B and more. Coming from a background of various global banks and organisations, my core expertise areas are Financial Accounting, Singapore Taxation, Enterprise and Project FP&A (Budgeting, Forecasting and Performance Review), Business Case Modelling, Data Analysis and Reporting, Process Framework, Governance & Control.

She is also a budding entrepreneur of my own professional and business consultancy services where I strive and progress towards excellence and maximising clients’ value-add and satisfaction. I’ve been a passionate trainer for various internal products, tools, framework and processes for a wider range of audience and stakeholders. Have trained the trainers too. I strongly believe that learning is a joyful life-long process and teaching is the best way to learn new concepts every day.

She is a tech-savvy number person with a strong belief that technology is a boon to our productivity. I motivate myself to continuously sharpen my skills by updating and upgrading with industry innovations and trend. I am adaptive, creative in driving solutions, meticulous, delivery focused, a quick learner and an active listener

Accounting Finance TrainerEva Eu is a Finance Profession with more than 20 years in Finance, Accounting, operational and 10 years in Management, strategic planning and analysis and business operation. She has experienced in handling full set of accounts, consolidation, management reporting, financial, planning and analysis and presentation to Board of Directors. Equip with accounting knowledge in Singapore and Malaysia FRS, China GAAP and Hong Kong FRS, Thailand and Vietnam accounting standards. Good communication skills in liaising with auditors, tax agent, bankers and internal and external stakeholder.

Her other skills include office administrative, submission of government grants, ISO document control, supply chain, vetting commercial contracts, human resources management and Sales management (Distributor and Franchisee). Her industries experiences included Construction, Manufacturing, F&B, Life Sciences, Healthcare and Trading.

She am a member of ACCA, ISCA, Accredited Tax Practitioner (ATA) of Corporate Tax and Accredited Tax Practitioner (Provisional) (PTP) of Goods and Service Tax (GST).

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