Finance for Non-Financial Managers: Galway, 15 May 2018

Training provider: 
The Wheel
Date / time: 
15 May 2018 - 2:00pm - 5:30pm
The Connacht Hotel, Old Dublin Rd, Galway, H91 K5DD.
Price details: 
Member Price: 60 Euro / Non-Member Price: 95 Euro

This workshop has been developed specifically for CEOs / Senior Managers / Decision Makers who do not have a financial background yet who nevertheless need to be able to assess and produce financial statements, balance sheets, budgets etc.

To book this course select from the options at bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

SKU: EVT171564
Course details: 
We realise you're not looking to become an accountant and that you do not have time to train as a financial guru. However, we also know that you need to have some core competencies when it comes to dealing with financial data for your nonprofit. 
This workshop is geared specifically towards those who know the basics of preparing and managing budgets but need a deeper understanding of the language of finance and how to interrogate financial statements and professional with confidence.

The workshop will provide you with:
  1. An overview of the finance function and its role within the overall organisation strategy.
  2. An understanding of key accounting jargon relevant to decision makers, including:
    • Cash vs. Accruals basis of reporting
    • Importance of Balance sheet
    • Reserves and Deferred Income / Release of funds.
  3. An awareness of current compliance requirements, including:
    • Charity Regulator
    • SORP
    • Companies Act 2014
    • Voluntary Codes.

You can look forward to leaving this workshop with a good understanding when it comes to managing your organisation's finances. This includes reading financial reports and management accounts, as well as how to produce effective financial reports and budgets yourself.

Facilitator: Tony Ward

Tony Ward

Tony is responsible for all finance and associated administration and compliance at The Wheel. Tony is a graduate of UCD (B. Comm.) and a qualified charted accountant - he has worked in a number of finance roles in the private and not-for- profit sector as well as senior roles in fundraising and business development.
Tony has significant volunteering experience and has served on number of boards of directors and committees.
In his spare time Tony likes to run competitively and has completed six marathons.

Feedback from Participants at Tony's Previous Finance Workshops

"Subject matter presented and explained in a straightforward, understandable fashion. Example handouts of accounts and group discussion of said accounts was very helpful." - J. Downey, Limerick & Tipperary Samaritans
"It just put the finances of a charity in a neat package for me - in perspective." - P. McKenna, Dowdstown House Counselling Centre
"I think the level of content provided was just right for the amount of time, and Tony's natural style made it very easy to listen to and follow." D. Foley, Volunteer Galway
"Excellent content and style." - E. Crowe, Irish Girl Guides

Who Should Attend: 

CEOs, Senior Managers, and those with responsibility for the finances of their organisation, with no formal financial qualifications.

How to Register: 

To book this course select from the options at bottom of page and click 'Add to Cart'.

Course contact details

01 454 8727

Members of The Wheel receive reduced rates on events.


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