Course Description

Micro-credential - Finance for Non-Financial Executives

This micro-credential aims to empower business leaders with a deep understanding of the financial processes of their company. Participants of this micro-credential range from owners/managers, senior managers, CEO, and directors who require critical analysis skills in finance for effective communication and informed decisions.

The aim is to give business leaders and decision-makers a strong grasp of finance language, terminology, and skills in analysis to communicate effectively with accountants and finance managers.

Using practical and real-life case studies the programme will explore numbers in business financial statements and reports to provide an understanding of how day-to-day decisions and activities impact the financial performance of your business.

Learners will analyse the performance of their business and make improvements in areas that are not performing to satisfaction and spot financial opportunities.

How will this Micro-credential be delivered?

  • This course will be delivered in person over two modules, each of 2 full days (a total of 4 days) spread over a 6 week period.
  • Additional reading material and independent learning and reviewing will be available online through Blackboard.

On successful completion of this micro-credential, learners will be able to:

  • Become confident with decisions that impact the finances of your company.
  • Understand the terminology and language of finance and accounting.
  • Gain a greater understanding of business performance, cash flows, costing and pricing, company valuations and investment benefits.
  • Critically evaluate a company’s financial performance using common-size income statements.
  • Illustrate and interpret the components of the assets, liabilities, and equity sections of the balance sheet, and discuss the uses of the balance sheet in financial analysis.
  • Demonstrate how the cash flow statement is linked to the income statement and the balance sheet.
  • Be equipped with a tool kit that can be brought to the company and put into practice immediately

HCI Pillar 3 Learner Fee Subsidy: Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria may qualify for a 50% fee subsidy, subject to the availability of subsidized places.

For eligibility details, please refer to the Eligibility Criteria.

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CollegeTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryBusiness
Course TypeMicro-credential
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body Details5 ECTS
Course Start Date16th April 2024
Course Duration6 weeks
Course TimeThis course will be delivered in-person over two modules, each of 2 full days (a total of 4 days) spread over a 6 week period. Additional reading material and independent learning and reviewing will be available online through Blackboard.
Course Fee€2,000
Entry RequirementsApplication Deadline: 26th March 2024 The micro-credential course targets professional learners from mid and senior levels from the private, public and third sectors and will be open to graduates with a degree (or equivalent) with a strong academic record in any discipline from a recognised third level institution. Applicants without a degree are welcome to apply provided they can show a proven managerial track record. All applicants are required to have a minimum of 3 years professional or managerial work experience (this is in-line with entry criteria for other TBS post-experience postgraduate programmes such as the MBA and Executive MBA programmes). Language requirements for students whose first language is not English are IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL IBT 90 for non-native English speakers. In case of heavy competition for places or concern regarding a particular applicant’s suitability, applicants may be interviewed.
Course CodeDPEBU-FNFE-1M09
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