Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

This workshop will help non-financial professionals raise their awareness pf finance and understanding of finance information, particularly the balance sheet,profit and loss account and cash flow statement, and use financial information in making better business decisions.


October 1, 2019


October 1, 2019


KDU University College Utropolis Campus, Glenmarie, Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA.   View map

In today’s dynamic business environment, it is often that divisional managers have been given the authorities to HRDF Claimable under SBL & SBL-Khas Schememake decision related to financial issues. There is a need for all business entities or division head to attend this Finance for Non-Financial Professionals Workshop to grasp a fundamental understanding as well as equip with financial management skills and knowledge to become a truly all-rounded managers and a better decision maker.


Grasp a fundamental understanding & equip with financial management skills and knowledge

Finance for Non-Financial Professionals


This Finance for Non-Financial Professionals workshop is specifically designed for professionals, managers and executives to help reinforce their understanding of key accounting and finance principles that are a part of everyday business and to raise their level of financial awareness. The workshop will be delivered in an easy-to-understand manner using case studies and practical illustrations. Participants will learn how to read and interpret financial statements, assess the viabilities of new business opportunities, as well as appreciate how shareholders values can be created. In addition, the trainer will equip the participants with working knowledge of pricing and costing, as well as how accounting information can be used for effective management control and motivate performance.



By the end of this Finance for Non-Financial Professionals workshop, delegates will be able to:

  • Familiarization of accounting jargons
  • Become familiar with the different types of financial reports, cash flow, and investment analyses
  • Learn to adeptly read and assess financial statements
  • Understand how the numbers are generated, how they can be manipulated, and which ones to rely on for making informed decisions
  • Understand the core financial tools used to evaluate business opportunities and assess financial risks
  • Appreciate how funding decisions can affect the performance of companies
  • Learn key accounting tools for making costing and managerial decisions
  • Apply the principles of accounting in making marketing and pricing decisions
  • Learn how to assess company or division performance by interpreting financial data intelligently
  • Appreciate how the performance of the company could be improved by using strategic management approaches


Who Should Attend:

Professionals, managers and executives involved in business activities with financial implications. This workshop is not for Accounting or Finance specialists.


Course Outline:

Session 1: Understanding and Analyzing Financial Statements

  • Introduction to financial information and components in financial reports
  • Understanding the concept CAPEX, Depreciation, amortisation,  accrual and prepayment & its impact to financial reports
  • Analysis of financial reports using various ratios

Session 2: Costing and Pricing

  • Investment appraisal using various methods – Net Present Value & Payback Method
  • Cash flow & working capital management
  • Evaluation of investment return


Trainer: Chow Leong Choon

Chow Leong ChoonChow Leong Choon is a chartered accountant by profession. He is a fellow member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Malaysia Institute of Accountants (MIA). He then further his study and obtained his Master of Business and Administration from University of Southern Queensland in the year 2011, majoring in Finance

Leong Choon had years of working experience in audit with a well-established audit firm where during his tenure of employment as auditor, he had the opportunity in working on audit assignments in public listed companies in Malaysia as well as in overseas. After he left the audit industry, LC Chow continues his journey with a multinational company that exposed him with working experience related to management reporting and finance related matters reporting to management.


Date, Time & Duration:

Next Session:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (1-day workshop), Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm



KDU University College Utropolis Campus, Glenmarie,

Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor.

Location map HERE                          GPS Coordinates:  3.092604, 101.559762


Fee (HRDF Claimable):

RM954 per participant


Register NOW! Download Registration Form HERE.

Submit your form with proof of payment or company’s letter of undertaking to KMDC:, Fax: 603 5565 0797, Whatsapp: 012 398 9030

KMDC’s RHB Account:

Name: KDU Management Development Centre Sdn. Bhd.
Account No.: 212 349 000 543 53
Bank: RHB Bank Bhd


In-House Customised Workshop:

All our training programmes can be customised and offered as In-House Training Workshop. To inquire, call: 03- 5565 0793/0799 or email:



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KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie Campus
Jalan Kontraktor U1/14, Seksyen U1, 40150 Shah Alam
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.


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