Financial Fundamentals

Aim

This course provides an overview of accounting principles, an explanation of the jargon used, and an understanding of how the three key financial documents are produced.

 
Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to: 
 
  • Recognise how the three key financial documents (cash flow forecast, profit and loss account, balance sheet) are constructed
  • Explain some key financial ratios that inform the health of a business
  • Interpret financial data to set forward plans
  • Use key financial terminology
  • Identify what financial data is available in the public domain
  • Work confidently alongside your financial colleagues
 
Tutor
 
Penny Taylor has combined an engineering career in the automotive industry and academia with post-graduate qualifications in teaching, coaching and psychology. Penny has been involved in the Engineering Council registration processes for many years and currently leads the Institution of Mechanical Engineers CPD Assessment Committee.


Intended for

Anyone who must interpret or produce financial figures in their role.


Entry criteria

None
 

Event Information

Eventbrite - Financial Fundamentals

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date
08/02/2018

Time
10:00 - 17:30

Price
£345 + VAT for Members
£460 + VAT for Non-Members

Location
The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Speaker(s)
Penny Taylor

Event Contact Email
training@istructe.org






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