Professional Diploma in Finance for Non-Finance Experts
Gain a Professional Diploma in Finance for non-finance experts with this comprehensive and interactive 16-week online programme that covers a wide range of financial topics.
- 16 week online programme
- 24/7 Tutor Support
- 12 Modules
- Choose from 5 industries to specialise in
- Gain a Professional Diploma that is Credit Rated by Glasgow Caledonian University
Our Professional Diploma in Finance for non-finance experts is a comprehensive and interactive 16-week online program that covers a wide range of financial topics. The course is designed to give you a solid understanding of financial concepts and their practical applications.
🎯 What You Will Learn
Case study approach
You will learn how to analyse real-world financial scenarios and apply your knowledge to solve problems and make strategic financial decisions.
Company analysis techniques
You will learn how to evaluate a company’s financial performance and identify critical areas for improvement.
Understanding Financial Statements
This module will take you through how to understand analysis techniques from a global perspective
Modern Performance Measurement
This module is designed to help you assess how a business might use internal reporting to make it worthwhile for decision-makers.
Presenting Financial Information
This module will develop your skills in presenting financial information necessary for various stakeholders.
This module will help you understand cash flow statement preparation; the presentation and conversion of cashflows.
How to analyse financial statements:
You will learn how to use financial statements to evaluate a company’s financial health, performance, and potential.
Importance of accuracy in financial statements:
You will learn about the legal and ethical considerations of financial reporting and the importance of accuracy in financial statements.
Building a successful finance team:
You will learn about the roles and responsibilities of finance team members and how to develop and lead a successful finance team.
Short-term financial management
You will learn about the critical financial statements needed for short-term planning and decision-making.
Understanding non-current liabilities
You will learn about the different types of non-current liabilities, how to identify them and how to evaluate their impact on a company’s financial health.
You will learn about the different financial analysis methods and how to use them to evaluate a company’s financial performance.
Glasgow Caledonian University Credit Rated
GCU Credit Rated means that a course or program is recognised by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) as having met the university’s standards for academic quality and rigour. This means that the course or program has been evaluated by GCU and has been found to be in line with their expectations for content, delivery, and assessment.
- Gain 20 SCQF Level 8 Credits on completion
- 1 credit is equivalent to 10 hours of learning
💼 How You Will Learn
Online lectures and readings
You will have access to pre-recorded lectures and readings covering each course’s material. These can be accessed anytime and can be paused, rewound, or reviewed as needed.
Discussions and Collaboration
You will have opportunities to engage in online discussions with your classmates and instructors.
You will be encouraged to take an active role in your learning process by reading additional materials, conducting research, and engaging in other self-directed activities.
Assessments and Quizzes
You will complete regular quizzes and assessments to test your understanding of the material and help identify areas where you need further study.
You will have access to support services such as tutoring and academic advising to help you succeed in the program.
Each student will choose an industry to focus on throughout the course. A case study within that industry will be used throughout the course to assist your learning, and a separate case study will be used in the assessment. The industries you can choose from are:
- Consumer electronics – Apple (content); Samsung (assessment)
- Financial Services – Bank of America (content); Banco Santander (assessment)
- Manufacturing – VW (content); Ford (assessment)
- Pharmaceutical – J&J (content); Pfizer (assessment)
- Apparel – Nike (content); Adidas (assessment)
Tuition Cost 💶
Course Fees include all materials and assessment fees.
- Full access to content and resources
- 24/7 Tutor Support
- Captstone Assessment included
- Course Fee for 2023: £1500
Bursaries and funding may be available, get in touch with our team to discuss your options.
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