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Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

Strengthen your business acumen and ability to work with financial information to make better business decisions. Learn from experts on your own time in a portable format.

$195 - $195
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Samantha Griffiths


1 year

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Financial literacy

Become comfortable with financial terms and tools, so that you can participate more fully in conversations about the financial health of your business and understand how your work fits into your business’s financial picture.

Visual clarity

Learn through videos and animation that help clarify basic financial concepts and key messages in financial statements, as well as their implications for you and your business.

Learn anytime, anywhere

Fit this modular learning into your busy schedule, on your computer or mobile device.

You can click through a presentation of budget types on your smartphone over coffee.

Later, you can settle in at your computer to dive into the more challenging discussion of how using various ratios — which consider financial information in the context of internal and external factors — can help improve business performance and assist in your own decision-making. Throughout, test your knowledge with interactive Q&As.

Budgets and forecasts

Learn from animated scenarios that demystify how budgets and forecasts help identify and manage performance across a business that is facing various challenges.

Understand what different stakeholders are interested in and learn about common tools and techniques for communicating financial information to them.

Who Will Benefit
  • Individuals from disciplines other than finance, such as marketing, sales, operations, supply chain, project management, and human resources
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Samantha Griffiths
BSc (Hons), MBA, FCCA
Samantha specializes in the narrative reporting landscape, with emphasis on integrated reporting and developing and communicating board effectiveness. She started her career in a large international bank and transitioned to a role in the Treasury for a large multinational engineering business before working for several years at the London Stock Exchange. This was followed by an extensive consulting and training career, working alongside boards and senior management teams at many high-profile organizations. Over the years, Samantha has worked with boards and their corporate advisors to review hundreds of annual reports and corporate communications. The focus of her work has been on developing and articulating the value proposition of organizations to their various stakeholders. Consulting assignments have included investor outreach programs, perception studies, board evaluations, annual report development, key message development, best practice benchmarking, and board effectiveness training. She has led the development of internationally award-winning annual reports and governance practices. Her work has also involved her working alongside organizations involved in the Financial Reporting Council's financial reporting lab business model initiative. Samantha's practical experience is complemented by her academic links to a variety of UK institutions. She frequently delivers lectures, seminars, and master classes on topics including strategy, governance, risk, and ethics. Samantha is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has an executive MBA from Manchester Business School. She is currently executive director of Sagenius Limited, a niche advisory firm.

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