Financial Awareness

Personal Development – Unit 4, Financial Awareness.

This unit is made up of 3 modules (see descriptions below) which can be taken as stand-alone subjects.

The whole unit is usually completed in 18-34 study hours.

You can start your studies whenever you wish and you can study at times to suit you as the modules are delivered online.

There is so much to tell you about this powerful, comprehensive management course that you’ll benefit from an in-depth conversation with one of our professional Course Advisors.

To arrange a discussion, simply call us:

Notting Hill – 020 7792 5214

High Holborn – 020 7025 4700

Manchester – 0161 923 6814

Or contact us by email.

What Is Covered.

Module 1 – Principles, Standards and Conventions of Accounting. (Approx 8 – 14 hrs)

Explore and understand key terms within accounting. Put your new-found understanding into practice with a variety of financial activities.


  • Background to Financial Management
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Ways of Measuring Financial Information
  • Assets
  • Liabilities
  • Financial Statements – the Balance Sheet

Module 2 – Nature and Use of Financial Information. (Approx 5–10 hrs)

Develop your ability to ‘read’ and understand balance sheets; Profit and Loss accounts. Explore types of comparison and the relationship between the Profit and Loss account and the balance sheet.


  • The Balance Sheet
  • The Profit and Loss Account
  • Types of Comparison
  • Relationship Between Profit & Loss Account and Balance Sheet

Module 3 – Interpretation and Analysis of Financial Information. (Approx 5 – 10 hrs)

Learn why analysing financial information is important. Develop the managerial skills needed to measure financial performance, identify trends and interpret financial information. Explore profitability, Common Size Analysis and liquidity.


  • Importance of Analysing Financial Information
  • The Relevance of Profitability
  • Common Size Analysis
  • Measuring Financial Performance
  • Liquidity
  • Identifying Trends
  • Interpretation and Analysis of Financial information

Pricing Information.

Individual modules are available at £313.95 each, however it is much better value to study the whole unit at only £910.45.

How To Enrol Or Find Out More.

Enrolling or finding out more is easy!

Just call our friendly Course Advisors:

Notting Hill – 020 7792 5214

High Holborn – 020 7025 4700

Manchester – 0161 923 6814

Or contact us by email

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Financial Awareness Unit

This unit can be taken alone and within the Unit, it is also possible to just study individual modules.

Whatever you decide to do, we offer a totally flexible training methodology.

You decide when to start as well as when and where to do so.

Our Management Studies training is delivered online, so you can choose your own timetable!

Why not call our friendly Course Advisors for more information on how our programmes work?

You can reach them at

020 7025 4700 – High Holborn,

020 7792 5214 – Notting Hill,

0161 923 6814 – Manchester.

Or contact us by email.

Just ask for me or one of my colleagues. We’ll be glad to help.