Key Management Skills: Understanding Business Finance

Start Date: 07/11/2022

Duration: 9.30am - 12.30

Location: Virtual Delivery

Full Fee: €75

Network Members Fee: €60

Programme overview

A short programme aimed at providing you with the tools necessary to use financial information in making key business decisions.

Course Delivery

Each Workshop is delivered online in Two X 90 Minute Modules with a 15-minute break.
Training materials and Workbooks are emailed to the participants in advance (or posted to those who don’t have ready access to a printer). Usually, Module One runs from 9.30am to 11am and Module Two from 11:15am to 12:45pm followed by 15 minutes for further Q&A if required.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme, you will have more confidence to read financial reports, identify issues of concern by looking at important ratios and you will be able to review the impact of your management decisions on financial performance.

Workshop Content

• Understanding the language of business finance
• Financial reports
• Identifying key ratios
• The impact of management decisions of financial performance




Trainer Profile

Frank McGlone BA, MBA, MCIM, MInstD.

Since 2003, Frank has been the Optimum Results’ lead Trainer & Consultant for SME Management Skills and Early Exporters projects delivered in Ireland and export markets. He has specialised in this field since the early 90s but has also worked with some of Ireland’s largest businesses. An Enterprise Ireland approved ‘Business Growth Advisor’ (BGA), Frank is a result focused and talented facilitator of effective Business and Financial Strategic Planning, Frank is a widely skilled and experienced Trainer and Executive Coach. He has served as Chairman of a number of Companies such as Botanic Inns Ltd in Northern Ireland and has been involved in developing strategies for many substantial organisations including a US owned manufacturing company with $1 billion turnover in Europe. He is also retained by a number of UK and Irish based exporting companies and organisations to provide ongoing consultation.