Optimum Results

Optimum Results bring to you our popular Finance for Non-Finance Managers training programme. This course trains your team to understand how finances flow through a business.


2 full day workshops

Interactive Sessions

Engaging Content

Experienced Trainers

Experts in their field

Resources & Materials

Reference notes

This one day programme is very practical in nature with participants getting hands on experience of analysing and interpreting financial information.


Case studies and participants actual accounts will be used during the Workshop where appropriate. Should Participants not wish to use their own financial reports, sample reports will be provided.


A workbook in which participants record their learning and how they will use the knowledge will be completed after each section.

Managers and Line Managers who wish to improve their confidence in dealing with, and the general understanding of, Business Accounts, Budgetary and Financial Management.

On completion of this one day programme, participants will become familiar with the terminology of finance, will understand how funds flow through a business, how to read and interpret financial reports, how to use basic ratio analysis to track performance and how to cost and price goods and services.


Participants will have the opportunity to work on accounts for their business as well as sample accounts which will be provided.

This course can be delivered on-site or through a series of online workshops.


We remain flexible to deliver the course to suit your requirements.

The duration of this programme is 2 full days, however this can also be delivered over a series of shorter workshops.


The contents of the programme is tailored to suit your requirements, however topics covered include:


• Demystifying the language of business finance
• How funds flow through a business.
• Understanding and managing working capital.
• Reading and interpreting financial reports – Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Account, Funds Flow Statement.
• Using ratio analysis to assess and track business performance.
• Reading the financial reports for your own business (case study).
• The importance of taking a structured approach to costing and pricing.
• Establishing and monitoring financial Key Performance Indicators.


"Silver Hill Farm have engaged Optimum Results for several years to deliver tailor-made training programme both our senior and front-line managers. In times of exceptional growth, this training has been a tremendous success and exceeded all our expectations. One of the most significant impacts is the remarkably increased levels of employee engagement with all participants eager to improve themselves and their performance. The Optimum Results’ style of delivery ensured that we also enjoyed the experience along the way."
Michael Briody
Silver Hill Food

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      The Finance for Non-Finance Managers Programme FAQs

      Optimum Results have been delivering bespoke training programmes and customised mentoring solutions to our clients both domestically and internationally since 1995. We are thrilled to have fantastic case studies and testimonials to showcase our work over the years.


      We also pride ourselves in our quality of training content and delivery, and as such, we offer a satisfaction guarantee to our clients.

      Our Finance for Non-Financial Managers training programme has such a diverse range of modules, that you and your team will end the course with a full understanding of how finances work in your company.


      Absolutely. All our sessions start with learning your objectives, and tailoring the sessions to meet these objectives.


      Contact us today through the form below, or by emailing us on info@optimumresults.ie, or phone at 042 93 33033.


      This course is bespoke to each organisation. Contact us today for a specific price for your organisation/team.


      Payment plans are also customised to suit you and your business.

      We have a dedicated helpdesk for all our training programmes. Our friendly team are always on hand to answer your questions and provide you with any additional support you may need.


      You also have direct access to your Trainers and Subject Matter Experts for the duration of the programme and beyond.

      Absolutely. Our range of delivery options ensure we can safely deliver all training programmes and mentoring sessions remotely, and just as effectively.