Finance for dummies

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If you want to get on in your career then you will need finance for dummies. If you want to become more responsible in your company then you will need finance for dummies.

Finance for dummies
Finance for dummies

This is a short on-line course to give you a good understanding of financial management. Whether you are in HR, sales and marketing, purchasing, law, engineering, healthcare, you will need to appreciate the role of finance in business.

What you should know before undertaking this course on finance for dummies.

We are not trying to train accountants here so you do not need any knowledge of bookkeeping or accountancy to take this course. Just keep a simple calculator to hand, a pen and note pad. If you attempt the quizzes in the course you will find that this reinforces your understanding.

This on-line course entitled finance for dummies consists of the following lessons:

  1. Finance for dummies
  2. Finance definition
  3. Finance entrepreneurship
  4. What is Accounting
  5. Financial statements
  6. Balance Sheets
  7. Income statements
  8. Statement of Cash Flows
  9. Financial Ratio Analysis
  10. Return on equity
  11. DuPont framework
  12. Dupont analysis case study
  13. Comparison financial statements
  14. operating cycle
  15. cash management
  16. receivables and inventory
  17. how to price a product
  18. calculate break even point
  19. preparing a budget
  20. budgeting steps
  21. understanding income tax
  22. tax brackets
  23. Next move

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Michael Hughes is the founder and creator of this site on Free Book-keeping IMG_0177Courses Online UK. He is known for his ability to explain book-keeping, accounting and finance in a clear, concise and thorough manner. He has a BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance and a Teaching Certificate from the University of Manchester.His background includes:-15 years as founder and managing partner of a UK accountancy distance learning company.-11 years as a college lecturer in accountancy.-5 years in HMRC-4 years in public accountancy practice.
His interest and passion includes communicating accounting and finance, and creating free book-keeping courses and imparting his knowledge through the Internet.
Michael lives in Lincolnshire in the UK and he can be contacted by email on
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