Business, HR and Remuneration Courses

Finance for Non-financial Managers

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2-day course

Business is a game of numbers and it is essential to understand what the numbers mean – financial knowledge is essential!

Develop usable (rather than theoretical) financial knowledge through this mix of lecturing, discussions and practical exercises. This is a face-to-face training that includes valuable and robust discussion.

Who should attend this course?

HR practitioners, non-financial operating managers.

Course content and outcomes

At the conclusion of this course the delegate should understand:

  • Operational efficiency, in particular working capital management,
  • Measures of operating profitability,
  • How to identify measures of profitability that are most relevant for operations;
  • The drivers of value creation and how to develop relevant key performance indicators and incentives,
  • How to create incentives for value creation,
  • How to calculate the net amount of capital used in a business and its cost,
  • How to manage a balance sheet to create value from capital, in,particular working capital,
  • How to reconcile cash flow and income statement profits,
  • How to construct a cash flow statement and be able to break down overall cash flow into its operating, investing and financing components,
  • The difference between accounting and economic profits,
  • The three financial statements and the linkages between them.

Are there any prerequisites for attending this course?



This course is not yet accredited.

R11 900.00
per delegate, excluding VAT

Please scroll down for Booking Forms, In-house Rates, discounted Delegate Day Package Rates, Terms & Conditions, and Contact Details

Other training courses

21st Century offers courses in all areas of Remuneration and HR.

Course Dates

10-11 July

The course content has been split into four Zoom modules – one in the morning and one in the afternoon of each of the two days:

Module 1 (first day):
09h00 – 12h00

Module 2 (first day):

13h00 – 16h00

Module 3 (second day):

09h00 – 12h00

Module 4 (second day):

13h00 – 16h00

2-day Public Course Rate

R11 900.00
(per delegate, excluding VAT)

Terms & Conditions

Please familiarise yourself with the TERMS & CONDITIONS before booking

Public Course Package Rates

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2022 Package Rates

If any company employees would like to attend more than one public training course, or more than one person from your company would like to attend any of the courses, we highly recommend purchasing one of our packages:

  • Structured according to the number of delegate days,
  • Discounts of up to 30%,
  • Valid for one year from date of purchase,
  • Specific to the company (rather than the delegate), so can be used by any number of employees, in any combination, for any course or courses.

If you would like to purchase a package, please fill out the BOOKING FORM.

In-house Rates

We need a minimum of 5 delegates in order to run this course in-house.

For between 5 and 10 delegates*,
a flat daily rate of

R 24 700.00

PLUS a daily fee for each additional delegate of

R 2 100.00

We can tailor-make this course, or customise any combination of courses to suit your organisation’s needs.

If you would like to run this course in-house at your company, please contact us and will will get back to you ASAP.

Regional Contacts

Head Office

Sharlene Herandien
Training Manager,
Johannesburg & Gauteng

Western Cape, Northern Cape & Coastal Regions

Leanne Visser
General Manager,
Western Cape & Northern Cape

BOOKING FORM: Courses & Packages

If you would like to attend this course, please fill out the form below.

  • Section A: Company Information:

  • Please ensure that you fill in all the necessary requirements before submitting the form.

  • Section B: Delegate Information:

    If you ticked 'yes', our Training Manager will get in touch with you to discuss the details.
  • Section C: Invoicing Information:

  • This section contains the details of the financial contact person within your company who would receive the invoice.

  • Section E: Signoff

  • This section must be signed off by a person in your company who has the authority to purchase this course/package/s.