Finance for Non-finance

The objectives of the course are to raise the level of financial awareness of participants and enable them to use the information provided to make better, strategic, short-term or long-term decisions in managing their businesses. 

The course is designed as a workshop where participants will receive basic financial principles and they will cover generic financial management tools necessary for decision making. 

Directors, managers or anyone who uses financial information in the course of their work can take part at this course. Prior knowledge of accounting/finance is not required. 

Learning is achieved via practical examples which reinforce the theory; case studies and short exercises.

Content highlights:

  • Cash sales; 
  • Time-paid sales;
  • Miscellaneous expenses; 
  • Fixed assets; 
  • Receivables uncertainties and losses; 
  • Provisions and litigation; 
  • Balance Sheet;
  • Profit and Loss Account;
  • Main financial indicators in order to understand the liquidity, profitability, efficiency and position of a company on the market.


Mirela Păunescu, PhD, MBA (graduated in the US with High Distinction) and ACCA, has over 20 years of experience in training professionals, may they be CPAs or managers. Among the topics she covers are IFRS, Audit and Taxation. Mirela is also an experienced practitioner being a partner in a consulting firm.


Over the years, Mirela helped many ACCA students to reach their goals as she taught FR– Financial Reporting, AA Audit and Assurance, AAA Advanced Auditing and TX RO – Romanian Taxation. Her trainees praised her for being able to make them understand difficult subjects in a painless manner, for stimulating them to use their critical thinking skills and for giving them not only the scholastic answers but also useful and practical information and tips they can use on a daily basis.


By the end of the two days participants will be able to calculate and interpret indicators on: liquidity of a company, company's profitability, efficiency of the company and the position of the company. With a raised financial awareness, it will be easy for a participant to better manage businesses’ revenues, costs, profits and cash in the future.

Date:  23 and 24 November -09:30-16:30

Where: Face to face at Ana Tower 

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Contact us

Denisa Panaite Casu

PwC's Academy Manager, PwC Romania

Tel: +40 720 028 359

Ana M. Marin

PwC's Academy Communication, PwC Romania

Tel: +40 738 886 404

Nela Unal

Senior Client Relationship, PwC Romania

Tel: +40 720 028 270

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