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Course Overview

Are you a manager tasked to read financial reports but lack an accounting or finance background? Or do you want to be more confident with financial terms and tools to be more effective in your work?


This 2-day course will introduce non-financial managers to the world of finance and help them understand an organisation's financial issues. You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge in financial terms and concepts and key accounting principles to analyse financial statements and performance measures. It will also cover financial ratios that aid management in planning, control, and decision-making to improve the organisation's financial health.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should be a PMET with at least a recognised Diploma. Applicants will be screened and selected by Temasek Polytechnic. Application will be considered based on first-come-first-served basis. 

Who Should Attend

Managers with little or no financial background.

What You'll Learn

  • Understanding financial jargon used by accountants 
  • Grasping of key accounting principles and concepts that govern the preparation of financial statements 
  • Understanding the importance of cash flow and the significance of the difference between profits and cash 
  • Explaining the manager’s role in preparing and monitoring budgets 
  • Performing and interpreting the results of ratios analysis to assess the performance of a business in the key areas of profitability, liquidity, working capital management, gearing and investor returns 
  • Making of business decisions that impact the financial health of the organisation 





Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Performance upon meeting 75% of the required course attendance. 

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.


  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)

    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4

    21 Tampines Avenue 1,

    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel a course with low enrolment.