Finance for Strategic Thinkers

Learn how financial information is used to monitor and control the business, to inform strategic decision making, and gain the confidence to discuss financial issues with finance professionals.

Finance infographic

The objectives of the workshop content are as follows:

  • Critically evaluate the role of, and methods used for, performance management within an organisation

  • Evaluate the role of non financial information in performance management and budgeting

  • Analyse, apply and discuss techniques and models for assessing strategic finance decision

The workshop will be fun and interactive, with lots of worked examples and case studies.  At the end of the day, you will have a deeper understanding of what the financial information might be telling you, and the questions you might want to ask. 


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Your Tutors

Dr Kate Ringham
Kate is the Programme Lead for Applied Accounting. Kate is a Chartered Accountant with a consultancy and academic specialism in Corporate Social Responsibility in addition to financial and non-financial reporting. Kate is the academic lead for the Help to Grow programme.

Dr Rachel Wang
Rachel is Senior Lecturer at Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes Business School. Rachel’s research interests are primarily in Data Analytics and application of Big Data in Business and Organisational Management. Rachel is a member of Editorial Board for the Journal of Tourism and Hospitality and member of the Scientific committee of ICHIRE, EuroCHIRE, Global Conference on Hospitality, Tourism, Events and Leisure Management.