FIGURE 8 COURSES

 

IN A NUTSHELL

Figure 8 runs short finance training courses, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of finance. These intensive courses are designed to equip you with a real understanding of finance, and practical skills you can apply right away.

 

IDEAL IF YOU:

  • Feel clueless about finance and want to get up to speed with the basics.
  • Have the basics down, but you’d like to add a bit more depth to your skills.
  • Need to participate in the strategic decision making process but lack the financial management confidence to add value and clarity
  • Want to step up to a role that involves more finance, but you aren’t sure you have the skills.
  • Want to start a business and need to get your head around finance fundamentals.
  • Feel anxious every time someone starts talking in ‘finance speak’.

MAKE AN ENQUIRY

OUR COURSES

Course-1

FINANCE DEMYSTIFIED

THE BASICS

Become competent understanding the basics of financial management by unlocking the mysteries of income statements, balance sheets, and cashflow. We then build your ‘toolkit’ with practical application of financial analysis methods and techniques.

Course-2

FINANCE ESSENTIALS

THE FUNDAMENTALS

Designed for those who need to strengthen their financial understanding, this course equips you with the tricks and techniques to navigate management meetings and apply financial evaluation tools effectively.

Course-3

EFFECTIVE REPORTING

FINANCIAL REPORTING

Designed for finance professionals who have to write and deliver reports to a range of people. Learn how to effectively communicate the operational performance learnings with an application to overall strategy.

HOW OUR COURSES WORK:

Courses are typically 1-2 days, depending on the content we’re covering. We run courses in CBD locations that individuals can attend, however we can also hold courses at your business exclusively for your own team.

 

Groups range in size, with a maximum of 10 people so you’re sure to get individual attention. On the day, you can expect to be taken through a series of learning modules, complete interactive exercises, and receive handy reference booklets to take home.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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David Thomas brings clarity and simplicity to financial and accounting concepts. His coaching has given me the skills and confidence to do the same in project based work and in communications with CEOs and Boards.

KYLIE MANSON

Project Director

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I am a medium sized business owner who always seems to be working long hours but not showing any money in the bank. David provided a clear picture of how to price my services profitably, improve cash flow and ensure that my business is ready to expand. Thanks, so much David you are fantastic at what you do.

AARON KEMP

Owner – AOK Property Services

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David is a disciplined thinker and an expert facilitator in strategy, problem solving and decision making. He is a skilled diplomat in a team and is able to draw out people’s views to reach sound, credible solutions.

CHERYL WALMSLEY

Chair of Lifeline Northern Beaches

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I enjoyed using Figure Eight Finance. David was very good at understanding my learning needs and supported me through an important finance project. The assisted learning that he provided enabled me to feel confident when applying key financial management concepts.

ELIZABETH ADENIJI

Head of Platform Sales – Brightroll

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