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Understanding finance and financial management

This course is delivered at your practice and covers financial management in the professional practice and how to manage practice finances for greater profitability.

Who should attend
Professionals and senior support staff involved in day to day finances and longer-term planning.

What they will learn
1. The importance of managing finances proactively.
2. How to understand and use basic financial documents.

3. Taking control of finance through stock control, expenditure and credit control.
4. Setting budgets and managing cash flow.

Course content
1. A business approach to finance.
2. The mysteries of the balance sheet.
3. The profit and loss account and how to use it.
4. Financial ratios and tracking trends.
5. Pricing and its effect on profitability.
6. Control of working capital.
7. Setting and developing budgets.


Fees vary according to the length of the workshop and are for up to 15 attendees.

Lunchtime or breakfast briefing (two hours) £300 plus VAT and travel cost.
Half day workshop £500 plus VAT and travel costs.
Full day workshop £1000 plus VAT and travel costs.


To book an in-house course or to discuss tailor-making a programme to your requirements, please call call Fiona Stuart-Wilson on 020 8255 2070 or contact her by email.

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