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Accounting & Finance for Non-Financial Professionals Course


Success in financial management goes by the internationally recognized name Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Professionals and is considered as a must for anyone taking up employment in business or administration. It is designed to give delegates a great grounding in accounting and how it can contribute to effective management through using accounting and finance information in supporting financial analysis, valuation, and decision making in various contexts.

During this comprehensive IRES training course Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Professionals, delegates will enrich their understanding of two main set of knowledge and skills:

  • Knowledge Outcome – You will be able to cultivate knowledge about sources, uses and management of finance and how accounting is used for planning, control, decision making.
    Intellectual/Transferable Skills – You will be able to describe sources and uses of finance and prepare and analyses information for management decisions to maintain the financial sustainability of the business.


5 Days


IRES accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Professionals training course gives delegates a sound understanding of financial reports, measures and techniques to make them even more effective in their roles. It will enable delegates to:

  • • Overcome the barrier of the accountants’ strange language
    • Improve their understanding of your organization’s finance function
    • Understanding the content of, and relationships between, primary financial statements (income statement and balance sheet)
    • Radically improving their planning, controlling and budgeting skills
    • Be much more aware of the impact of their decisions on the performance of your organization
    • Identifying the main sources of finance available to a business
    • Identifying the main elements of working capital
    • Using comparative ratio analysis to pinpoint areas of concern


  •  Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Measuring and Reporting Financial Position and Financial Performance
  • Planning and Controlling - Costing and Budgeting
  • Financing a Business and Making Investment Decisions
  • Accounting Information and Financial Analysis


The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817.

Tel: 020 211 3814.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 15th July 2019.

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Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

 Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

 No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.


This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, call our team on

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 22-07-2019
Event End Date 26-07-2019
Cut off date 15-07-2019
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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