Adani University

Finance for Non-Finance Professionals (Batch- III)

Adani University - Centre for Continuing Education (AU-CCE)

Adani University is a research-intensive educational institution set up with the objective to empower by focusing on real-world problems and contribute to global sustainability. With its futuristic & inspirational thought leadership from Adani Group, we aim at trans-disciplinary excellence.

AU-CCE (including Executive Education) is poised to enable, empower, and enhance your learning appropriate to your profession. The Centre offers a wide spectrum of programs, that are specifically designed for practicing managers, at various points in their careers, helping them to up-skill and progress, and be the leader that their organization, needs them to be. These programs are designed and delivered by a rich pool of distinguished faculty, industry experts and highly experienced practitioners, to meet various learning requirements of practicing managers.

AU-CCE brings to you the gamut of global experiences, and current knowledge trends through its various programs as below:

  • Long Duration Programs
  • Executive Certificate Programs​
  • Certificate Programs​
  • Customized Programs​

About the Program

Technical and functional skills alone are not sufficient for success. Strong financial skills can make a difference between success and failure in today’s business environment.

Centre for Continuing Education at Adani University is launching this two-day program which would enable professionals, especially from functional areas such as Sales, Marketing, Production, Procurement, Operations, etc. to gain an extensive working knowledge of finance principles in an easy manner enabling them to make critical business decisions involving cost-reduction, budgeting, projects forecast, growth strategies etc. Participants would be able to understand and analyze financial statements.

Program Contents

Module-I: Basics of Financial Accounting
  1. Understanding Financial Statements
    • Balance Sheet
    • Profit & Loss Statement
    • Cash Flow Statements
  2. Profit Vs Cash
  3. Reading Financial Statements
  4. Reading Key Accounting & Financial Ratios including ROCE, ROI, ROA
Module-II: Managerial Accounting
  1. Cost concept and cost classifications
  2. Marginal Costing
  3. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis and Break-even Analysis
  4. Relevant costing for managerial decision-making
Module -III: Working Capital Management
  1. Working Capital Management – Managing Cash / Inventory and Receivables
  2. Working capital cycle
  3. ABC Analysis – Method of Inventory Control and Management
Module -IV: Capital Budgeting
  1. Capital Budgeting Techniques
    • Net present value
    • Pay-Back Period
    • Internal rate of return

Learning Objectives

  • To develop financial skills so that professionals from different functions can understand the financial implications of the decisions they take in an organization.
  • To Understand and analyze financial statements and be in a better position to discuss relevant financial issues with finance managers/stakeholders.

For Whom

This program would be useful for executives and entry-level managers having work experience less than 10 years from non-finance functions like techno-commercial, manufacturing, business development; sales and marketing; human resources, projects; etc.

Engagement Model



CA Mayur Shah

He is a Professor of Practice in Finance. He has over 35 years of experience of working in the different industries such as Healthcare, Pharma, Textiles, Ports and SEZ and Education.

His career covers areas such as Project and Working Capital Finance, International Finance, Budgeting, MIS, legal and secretarial functions, commercial functions for infrastructure projects, process-transformation projects, and ERP implementation.

For the last 15 years, he has been associated with Adani Group in the capacity as Vice President (F & A).

He has been teaching across Post-Graduate Programs, management development programs and online programs at AIIM since 2018 using case methods and in-class activities. He is a commerce and law graduate and a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary.

Dr. Mehta is an assistant professor at Adani University in Finance and Accounting. She has completed her Ph.D. from the Institute of Management Nirma University in Value and Size Anomalies: A Study of the Indian Stock Market. She has done her MBA with a specialization in Finance from Gujarat Technological University.

She has worked as a visiting faculty at Amity Global Business School and GLS University. Dr Riya has been awarded “Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Sanman-2012” as a meritorious student of Ahmedabad.

She has been authoring many journals and co-author many book chapters.

Dr. Riya Mehta

When & Where?

Date – Thursday and Friday | March 14 and 15, 2024
Timings – 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM
Mode – On-Campus
Venue – Adani University Campus, Shantigram


Rs.7000/- per participant plus 18% GST. Special concession for 3 or more nominations from same organization.

The fee includes the program fee, lunch, refreshments, digital reading material and e-certificate of participation. Limited seats and registration first-cum-first basis.

Last date to register: Thursday, March 7, 2024