Financial and Basic Accounting Principles for Project Managers


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High quality training from Certified & Industry Experts

Earn 16 PDUs

Course Completion Certificates

Extensive documentation provided

Reimbursement guaranteed if the training is not satisfied

Our approach is both practical and inspirational. Our training is carefully designed and tested to develop the key skills and confidence needed while being highly participatory and fun

This course provides participants with information and tools on how to get a better handle on the important area of financial management. The course addresses finance-related concepts and techniques to effectively manage projects and programs. The course also provides understanding about corporate finance and basic accounting principles. The course covers techniques related to project reporting and decision making process, as well as financial indicators and corporate financial reports.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Articulate to stakeholders the financial status of the project 
  • Explain aspects of corporate accounting 
  • Gain focus on and maintain control over project estimates, profitability and performance
  • Show the connection between corporate finances and the impact on projects
  • Analyze the financial aspects of projects
  • Make informed decision with respect to pricing, contract, progress and project risks
  • Use financial information within a project environment to predict/influence final results
  • Recognize the project manager’s financial responsibilities


Introduction and Overview

  • Benefits of project management 
  • Project contracting and procurement 
  • Key terms
  • Financial cycles

Project Accounting and Financial Basics

  • Determine project’s financial needs
  • Roles and responsibilities 
  • Financial statements and balance sheets
  • Income statement, revenues and expenses
  • Cash flow statement 
  • Basic accounting
  • Depreciation 

Financial Justification and the Project Business Case

  • Portfolio management: aligning strategy and projects
  • Project decision points and gating 
  • The project business case

Measure, Control and Forecast – Financial and Profitability Measurements

  • Financial principles and common financial metrics
  • Review of purposes, measurements and sentiments

Applying Finance and Accounting Principles to Project Management (including a review of Earned Value Management)

  • Project cost estimates and forecasting 
  • Measuring project performance
  • Project financial performance and profitability 
  • Status reports 
  • Earned value management 


Once after the training we will provide you the course completion certificate.

  • Project Managers
  • Project practitioners
  • Individuals taking part in managing budgets
  • Individuals who seek to improve their knowledge of basic accounting and financial concepts

Does this course includes exam?

This course does not include exams as this is non-certifications course. once after the training we provide course completion certificate with each credit per hour (SEU,s or PDU’s)

What Does Mangates provide me on the day of the course?

We provide Course Materials, Course Completion Certificate and Refreshments

What experience does Instructor has?

All our Instructors are Certified & Industry Experts and they have years of experience in the same filed. © 2019 . All rights reserved.