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Course Overview

This course gives participants a general understanding of a business environment where individuals have to manage budgets or costs or to take responsibility for revenue or expenditure. The workshop introduces non-financial managers to the world of finance, enabling them to understand their organisation’s financial issues and how their decisions affect their organisation’s financial performance.


Participants will be provided with basic financial management skills and knowledge as well as understanding of key financial and accounting jargons and technicalities.

Application/Entry Requirement

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.  

Course Schedule

Intake Info Application Closing Date Course Duration

11 and 12 Nov 2021

11 Oct 2021

2 days

(9 AM – 6 PM) 


Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.


Application Procedures


Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.


Steps to follow in your application: 


Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.
Step 2 - Select ZAC and course commencement date. 
Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable). 
Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date. 
Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Full Course Fee S$535.00
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 years old / Singapore Permanent Residents S$160.50
Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above / SME-Company sponsored Singapore Citizens & Singapore Permanent Residents S$60.50

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  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
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    Temasek Polytechnic

    East Wing Block 1A,

    Level 3, Unit 81

    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.

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