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Renewable Energy - Distance Learning - Professional Courses

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Accredited Distance Learning Course

The ECT runs courses in Engineering, Management and Finance across the UK, in London, Manchester
  • Video lessons based on live classroom training developed by internationally recognised University Academics and Experts
  • Live individual tutorial conducted remotely with your assigned tutor
  • Course materials accessible on computer, tablet & mobile
  • Resource Centre to access knowledge
    and research
  • Remote exam for the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate
  • Individuals from all ranges of academic and professional backgrounds wanting an intensive introduction to Finance.
  • Non-Financial Managers who are exposed to Finance in their day-to-day working life and would like to enhance their understanding.
  • Professionals who would like to move in to the Finance sector or want an industry recognised award in Finance to help progress their career.

You can start this course immediately.


You have up to three months to complete the course at your own pace.
This course is worth 20 hours of Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

(With current funding)

£540  for the standalone course

The Finance for Non-Financial Managers course price includes remote exam for Galileo Master Certificate; video lessons based on the live classroom training; course materials; Resource Centre access and is inclusive of VAT. 

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  • The World of Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting concepts and systems
  • Interpretation and analysis of financial statements
  • Business planning and budgeting
  • Performance analysis
  • Working capital management
  • Cash flow planning
  • Investment appraisal and financial risk analysis
  • Business finance and capital structure

Certificate of Participation provided.

Internationally recognised GMC Certificate provided to successful candidates of remote GMC exam:


Galileo Master Certificate (GMC)

The internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) has been achieved by participants worldwide for over 40 years, from organisations such as United Nations UNDP, Siemens, Volkswagen (VWFS), EDF Energy, National Grid, IBM, and many more.

“I have gained a better understanding and application of finance through attending this course.”

Siemens plc – Victor Sellwood

The ECT runs courses in Engineering, Management and Finance across the UK, in Edinburgh, Leeds

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    International Participants

    Participants connecting live from 150 countries. 

    Participants from all over the world can achieve the internationally recognised Galileo Master Certificate (GMC) by studying online EEC courses at home, the office, and on-the-go.

    Achieve Expert Certificate

    It is possible to achieve an Expert Certificate by studying this course alongside two of the ECT’s other course options (including Project Management, Essential Marketing Strategy and Digital Marketing and Communications). This option is currently 25% funded. Click here for more information on this Pathway.

    Past Participants

    Past Participants of the online EEC Academy courses include representatives from major authorities and organisations, including the United Nations – UNIDO, the BBC and Ford Motor Company.

    See their testimonials here

    Research & Publications

    The ECT works with the United Nations (UNEP) and its partners to produce a series of publications