Finance

What is an Accountant?

What is an Accountant

To define: “What is an accountant?” we need to consider the matter on three levels. The first level is the practical one within the business workforce. Here the accountant is distinguished from the rest of the workforce as the one who looks after the money by counting and recording (accounting) for what is earned and Read more…

What are Accounting Standards and why do they matter?

What are accounting standards?

What are accounting standards? In their widest context, you will encounter accounting standards at all levels of a business. They are likely to start with standards of reporting and presentation within a company to ensure that the information gathered about the company’s affairs meets the needs of the company and the information is consistent. At Read more…

New Online Finance Course for Technical Professionals

Online Finance Course

Are you a non-financial manager who wants training in finance and accounting concepts and principles, so that you can upskill and take a more advanced role in management, leadership or governance of organizations? Our new online course on Finance for Technical Professionals-Part 1 will help you achieve those goals. Developed for technical professionals such as Read more…

How Understanding Finance Helps Your Engineering Career.

Finance and Engineering

The relationship between Finance and Engineering is a simple one. Engineering costs money and finance provides it. It is easy for an engineer to become focused on the technical detail of their profession, particularly when a project is technically sexy or is large or innovative. In these circumstances it is easy for an engineer to Read more…

Finance for non-financial managers – asset accounting finance

Finance for non financial managers

Are you interested in finding out more about valuing a company’s assets and finance for non-financial managers? Have you ever wondered why you can’t understand a word that accountants and financial managers say? Well, speaking in accounting and finance jargon is deliberate of course, because if everyone knew the jargon, then we wouldn’t need specialists. Now Read more…

Finance for non financial managers – accounting concepts and principles

Finance for non financial managers

Are you interested in finding out more about the subtleties of journal entries and finance for non financial managers? Would you benefit from training in  finance and accounting concepts and principles? Have you ever wondered why you can’t understand a word that accountants and financial managers say? Well, speaking in accounting and finance jargon is deliberate Read more…