Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course l Amity Global Institute
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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Finance for Non-Financial Managers


Financial statements report the financial performance and position of a business. Having a thorough understanding of the financial implications of business decisions as a manager in your organisation can help the business thrive and maximise shareholder returns. This course will help you to grasp basic accounting concepts and effectively apply your analytical skills to interpreting various information embedded within financial statements to make (or provide advisory for) informed decisions.

Course Objectives

  • Apply understanding of basic principles of finance in interpreting financial statements and reports.
  • Apply understanding of key ratios to financial analysis and evaluation of organisational performance.
  • Leverage on financial information in making informed decisions in their existing and future roles.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

    • Understand common accounting jargon.
    • Apply financial language.
    • Identify with the various financial statements.
    • Evaluate organisation’s financial health.
    • Conduct breakeven analysis.

    About the Trainer

    Xiaoqi is a Singapore Chartered Accountant. She graduated from NTU with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) with Minor in Chinese, and holds a Master in Education (Merit) from University of Bath. She is effectively bilingual in both English and Chinese. Her working experience includes auditing with Big Fours as well as financial accounting with public listed firms before she embarked on her teaching and corporate training career.

    Since 2007, Xiaoqi has been specialising in teaching as well as conducting corporate training for Financial Accounting and Auditing modules. The professional qualification programmes that she teaches include ACCA, Singapore C.A. as well as under/postgraduate degrees. In addition, she is ACTA certified and has delivered WSQ training in Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Preparing Budgets, Consolidation of Financial Statements, Financial Analysis and Negotiation skills.

    Xiaoqi is known to be extra patient and dedicated towards her learners who have also affirmed her teaching/training as ‘brilliant, direct, and to the point, making things easy to understand by not beating around the bush’. Her passion in education, coupled with the drive to improve herself has motivated her to start her Doctorate in Education (EdD) programme with the University of Bath, UK in 2016.

    Programme Overview

    Course Training Duration 2 Days
    Mode of Training Classroom
    Intake 11/01/2022 ; 18/01/2022
      1. Subsequently, schedule will be released in January 2023.
      2. For corporate classes, do contact Patrick at 9745 7349 or

      Who Should Attend: 

      – All executives and managers who have interest in understanding finance impact on different business unit.

      – Executives and managers involve in business decision making.

      Learning Guide

      Attendance Requirement: 

      At least 75% attendance. Do note that no re-runs will be given for learners who do not meet the attendance requirement.

      Course Completion Requirements

      At least 75% attendance AND assessed as competent in summative assessment/s.

      Course Fee (S$)
      Course Fee*


      Nett Couse Fee (before GST)

      Singapore Citizens (SCs) and PR 


      SCs aged 40 years and above

      240 (70% of course fees)

      SME company-sponsored

      240 (70% of course fees)

      Nett Course Fee (after GST)

      Singapore Citizens (SCs) and PR 


      SCs aged 40 years and above


      SME company-sponsored


      *Self-sponsored learners can use their SkillsFuture Credits (SFC) to pay for the nett fee, including the GST component.

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