Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

This SABPP accredited skills program is designed to give non-financial managers a working knowledge of financial management principles in order to enhance their current positions. They will learn how to interpret financial statements, monitor and control expenses in a budget, prepare reports and VAT returns and demonstrate an understanding of the business and accounting environment.  A solid foundation of financial principals is essential for any manager and the knowledge gained through this course will be invaluable in the implementation of your career.

This Financial Management short course is an introductory level course aimed at individuals who are new to the financial services industry or those who want to improve their understanding of financial management principals in order to advance their career in the financial and non-financial services industry, either in a supportive, administrative, managerial or advisory role.

Course Overview

  • Manage the finances of a business unit
  • Compile and control a budget & manage expenditure against a budget
  • Record, analyse and prepare cost information
  • Prepare financial reports and returns

The course is broken into Formative and Knowledge Activities that will be completed in your own time, Skills Application Activities that will be completed in the workplace, and Natural Occurring Evidence which is a portfolio of evidence collected in the workplace.

Academy of York students will receive continuous information and support, over and above the prescribed course material, to assist students achieve in their studies. Students will have 6 months to complete this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

This course is accredited by SABPP, South African Board for People Practices. The SABPP is a SAQA recognized professional body, and regulates statutory quality and standards for People Professions.

Course Name: Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers (SABFMN)
Price Before bursary R8,333
Price after bursary R5,000*
Once off payment price R4,500
Payment Plan R350 over 14.3 months
Registration Fee R800

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

What our students say about us

Success Stories‘’Studying with Academy of York was the best thing that has ever happened in my studying journey. The fees were very low and affordable. I enjoyed studying at my own pace and the study group made my studying easy and painless. In addition the textbooks were excellent, very informative and up to date. The tutor is an expert in his field and I appreciate the outstanding tutorial support that was provided. I have never seen or heard about a college that takes such great care and always keep contact with its learners like AOY! Thank you AOY for allowing me to achieve my goal!’’Moreblessing Samakande | Project Management