Finance Fundamentals : FMCG Training Course

About the course

Understanding the foundations of finance is critical across the business – after all, the P&L is the foundation for all work. This 2 x half day course is designed for all non-finance managers handling P&Ls or budgets. Delegates will take away an introductory understanding and appreciation of P&Ls, cashflow management, important accounting principles and ratios, and the key factors they must consider when handling business money.

Outcomes

  • Feel confident dealing with business money
  • Understand the jargon, from margins to ratios
  • For founders? Put your team on this course so you can delegate financial budgeting and P&L ownership with confidence

The course covers

  • Money flows and the 3 financial statements
  • Traditional consumer goods P&Ls
  • Key ratios for consumer goods
  • Understanding the importance of cash and our influence over it
  • Principles of VAT
  • Forecasting and its importance
  • How to manage a budget

 

Delegates will take away an introductory understanding and appreciation of the 3 financial statements, important accounting concepts and ratios, and the key factors they must consider when handling business money.

Designed for

We highly recommend that anyone handling a P&L has this level of financial education.

Meet the trainer

Our Finance course is taught by Anna Taylor who has been a finance expert in the food, drink and hospitality world for over 15 years with an expertise of partnering Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain teams with finance and strategy support. From driving new product launches to training Marketing and Sales teams on finance to modeling sales negotiations, Anna has a passion for seeing business grow and develop, and has put that into practice at top companies such as Unilever, Asahi, SAB Miller, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Mondelez and Alliance Capital.

Hear from your peers…

 “Anna was a brilliant teacher for this course, her expert knowledge was clear but she didn’t make it seem as daunting as it was! I know feel much more comfortable when dealing with numbers!”

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“The course was incredibly comprehensive and was exactly what I needed. Anna made what was typically a dry topic incredibly interesting and fun (shock!) with interactive exercises that really brought finance for FMCGs to life!”

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“Thank you so much Anna for making the 3 Financial Statements easy to understand! I really improved my confidence and am excited to start putting what I’ve learnt into practice in my day-to-day as a NAM.”

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All our training is digitally held.

£520.00

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