Finance: the basics | ACCA Global
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Course overview

In any role, it is vital to understand important finance concepts such as the profit statement, the balance sheet and cash flow analysis. This basic finance course allows finance professionals to gain a deep understanding of these concepts and how they are linked. Interactive activities and scenarios are provided, and can be applied in the workplace to help aid learning.

On completion of this online course, you will gain an understanding of: 

  • what the finance function does and how it can help in your role
  • how to deduce relevant information, and to recognise its limitations
  • how decisions can impact on the business as a whole
  • how to prepare for greater responsibility.

Key information

  • learn at your own pace
  • help meet your annual CPD requirements
  • develop your own learning needs
  • exclusive member benefit – 10% discount
  • iPad/Android compatible

accountingcpd_new work with leading industry specialists to develop bespoke CPD courses. They provide this course and outline.


120 days access 75 GBP (exc. VAT)


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Date: Ongoing
Duration: 4 hours