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Finance for non-financial managers

Course description

This course is aimed at staff who have limited accounting background, or little experience with finance processes, and who want to have a greater understanding of how the University finance procedures are managed including key accountabilities, policies and internal controls that exist.

Participants are encouraged to submit questions ahead of the seminar, so that issues of concern can be adequately addressed on the day. Please email to: professional.development@flinders.edu.au


Type of course



Kay Chesney
Financial Services Division

Who should attend

Primarily for managers and supervisors who have responsibilities for management of finances but all staff welcome.

For more information about this course, please contact the Professional Development Unit on professional.development@flinders.edu.au

What you will learn

Overview of accounting processes.  Participants will gain a better understanding of:

  • Balance sheets
  • Annual reports
  • Cash vs accrual accounting
  • Income and expenditure
  • Budgeting and forecasting

For 'hands-on' Finance System training, please click here.