Inhouse Seminar: Controlling for Non-Financials

Your start into the world of controlling and finance.
As a non-financial, would you like to better understand how business activity data flows into cost accounting? Are you interested in evaluations, key figures and reports in Controlling & Finance as well as their methods and tools? Would you like to better understand the interrelationships and use the levers to improve results?
Acquire comprehensive basic knowledge with this introductory seminar on controlling for non-controllers and become a competent contact for your colleagues from Controlling & Finance, your superiors and management.

Your benefits

  • You will be familiar with the interrelationships between the annual report, business analyses, balance sheet, profit and loss account, contribution margin and cash flow statement.
  • You will gain an insight into the basics of cost accounting (internal accounting).
  • You will be able to better understand the relevant economic terminology and use it yourself.
  • You will be familiar with the key controlling tools and instruments and know how to use them for your own purposes.
  • You will know, how to work successfully with controllers, colleagues and superiors as a Non-Financial in controlling & finance topics.

Seminar content

  • Collaboration with controlling and their benefits for you
  • Dependencies and overlaps between accounting and controlling
  • Core functions and terms in accounting (bookkeeping and controlling)
  • Analyzing profitability with contribution margin accounting
  • Basics of cost accounting and calculation for pricing
  • Case study on the management tools budgeting, monthly report, variance analysis and forecast as well as the role of the controller
  • Importance and informative value of key business figures, including profitability, liquidity and assets
  • Exercises, exchange and reflection between the participants

Target group

The Controlling for Non-Controllers seminar is explicitly aimed at specialists and assistants from a wide range of business areas, employees from administration, junior managers or contact persons in IT whose core competence does not lie in controlling & finance.