Full course description

Course Date:

Jul 11 - Aug 7, 2016


4 weeks


5 hrs/week



Course Type:



Badge, Certificate (free)


Finance for Non-Financial Mangers offers a practical and work-related introduction to the concept of financial management to help self-employed business owners become more confident, managing the financial affairs of their company and non-financial managers to understand how the decisions they make, could affect their organisation's financial performance.


  • Understand basic costing concepts and their application to support business decision making
  • Understand the significance of budgeting in planning, controlling and assessing performance
  • Apply financial appraisal techniques in making business investment decisions
  • Understand key aspects of financial statements and Interpretation for business decision making

University of Derby Online (UDOL)

The University of Derby Online Learning is one of the United Kingdom’s leading universities for online distance learning. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications and professional development courses to people around the world who require more flexible study options.

Upon completing this online short course, you will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion from the University of Derby to recognise your achievement and your commitment to continuing professional development (CPD), allowing you to provide evidence to a professional body or your employer, or to include it in your personal development portfolio.

Course Instructors

Mr. Luqman Jimoh

Mr. Luqman Jimoh

Lead Instructor

Mr. Jimoh is an accounting and finance professional combining years of industry experience with a keen interest in enterprise development. He is also an Associate Lecturer at the Sheffield Hallam University School of Business. Mr. Jimoh has previously worked in an Associate capacity with The Sheffield Enterprise Agency, delivering intensive business advice and support to start-ups and existing businesses on the Business Link government funded programme and for Sheffield City Council.