This course is about basic accounting information and how it is generated. It allows delegates to interpret key financial statements highlighting the questions and areas that matter Delegates will learn how to appraise capital projects, build budgets and explain variances allowing them to make the best decisions for their organisation. This is a highly interactive course and ensures absorption of knowledge in a fun way. This program will equip you with the confidence to work with accountants and gain the knowledge you require in a relatively stress-free environment.


  • Users of accounting information & their requirements
  • The basics: Profit and Loss Accounts, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow Statements
  • Working Capital Management
  • Capital vs Revenue (CapEx v OpEx)
  • The Rules of Producing Accounts
  • Evaluating business performance
  • Costing methods
  • Budgeting
  • Break-even Analysis


  • Break through the language of finance and understand basic financial concepts
  • Create and read basic financial information – the Profit Statement, the Balance Sheet and Cash-flow Statement
  • Recognize how the working capital cycle works to flow cash around the business
  • Demystify the rules of capital expenditure vs operational expenditure helping you to justify investments to your senior managers and finance team
  • Realize why “Cash is King”
  • Review financial information relating to business, existing customers and potential customers, competitors
  • Manage the budgeting process to ensure business strategy is implemented
  • Manage financial performance, understanding variances and taking action to achieve your budget and objectives
  • Simply assess the viability of entering new markets or developing new products.


Goodwill for the non-finance people know how to be good for our working area.

Muhammad Khairulazmi: Tanjung Offshore Servicess

It is the best course ever.

Abdussalam Sidek: Bank Islam Malaysia