SACOB SC Financial Management

This course introduces students to the world of finance, a critical area of competence for managers and business owners. The focus of the course is on teaching non-financial professionals how to use various types of financial information to make decisions.
You will gain foundational knowledge of financial management, through learning about topics such as financial statements, financial statement analysis, working capital management, budgets, time value of money as well as risk and return.

SACOB Short Courses are not accredited and are intended to offer you knowledge and skills in a particular field and is a non-credit bearing short course.


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The purpose of this course is to introduce individuals to the role of financial management in the running of a business. After completion of this course individuals should be able to interpret financial statements, manage working capital, conduct financial planning and implement various financial management techniques.


This is a SACOB Short Learning Programme or Short Course.


Managing your personal finance
The role of a financial manager in a business
Understanding financial statements
Managing working capital
Financial planning and control
Financial management techniques


Certificate of Completion of a SACOB Financial Management Short Course.


This Short Course can qualify you for an advantage in studying in the field of Financial Management, and can make you eligible to take on more senior responsibilities in your current position.


This course is suited for anyone who is wanting to gain knowledge and understanding within the field. There are no specific entrance requirements.


10 week


Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums


Self-assessment quizzes
Timed Quiz 1
Written assignment
Timed Quiz 2

What's next

You are now eligible to further your studies and sharpen your skills with more short courses or take it a level up and go for a professional body certification to build onto these vital skills.

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