Course details

  • Two-day course

  • Courses can be delivered at your offices, virtually, or at an external venue

  • Content can be adapted to accommodate specific messages: choose from our Standard, Tailored or Bespoke options


The course provides the strategic thinking tools required to plot the forward course needed to maximise the potential of the business. It considers the skills and insights your employees need to make sense of the company’s financial position and performance. Attendees will consider the key differences between vision, mission, strategy and commercial awareness so that they gain a practical understanding of how to make a difference to the organisation in which they work.

Give your team the financial understanding and business analysis skills they need

This course provides the awareness to define a commercial strategy and be able to articulate vision and mission statements. Attendees will be able to identify the tools and models available to them to support commercial awareness and improve their knowledge of areas such as budgets, financial control and profitability.

Learners will discover how to financially appraise capital investments, enabling them to calculate and interpret key financial ratios and have the confidence to ask the ‘right’ questions.

Topics covered in this two-day course include:

  • Defining strategy and commercial awareness

  • Vision and mission statements

  • Strategic analysis

  • Creating a strategy

  • Financial reporting

  • Financial planning

  • Financial management and analysis

  • Investment appraisal


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