Financial Literacy in Times of Crisis

The importance of learning the language of business finance for managers and business professionals
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Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (71 ratings)
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31min of on-demand video
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Understand the need for all managers to become financially literate, especially in these unprecedented times
Appreciate the benefits of attending the 'How to Talk Finance' workshop by Ted Wainman


  • This is for managers of all levels


Sales = Vanity.  Profit = Sanity.  Cash = Reality.  This short video really highlights these concepts.  It explains why it is important that everyone in a business understands the financial implications of their day to day operational decisions.  Suitable for anyone looking to improve their financial fluency and to progress their own career development....

Who this course is for:

  • Managers in business
  • Budget holders
  • Anyone wanting to make a difference to their organisation
  • New directors and entrepreneurs
  • Anyone looking to invest in their own personal development and career


Finance & Business Trainer
Ted Wainman MBA ACA
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 372 Reviews
  • 4,185 Students
  • 6 Courses

Ted Wainman trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. Whilst at JPMorgan, he undertook a company sponsored MBA in the International Management of Financial Services, from which he graduated at the top of his class with merit.

Since 2003 Ted has been designing, developing and delivering programmes for the private sector across a range of business needs. Whether focussed on programmes to build awareness and detailed understanding around financial drivers of their business, addressing new operational initiatives or supporting business change, Ted is experienced in working with key stakeholders within the business to construct a training program that delivers sustained change.

With a background in finance, Ted has a focus on financial and commercial training (including finance, strategy & leadership and Global Macro Economics), but is also comfortable in designing, developing and delivering training programmes on a wide variety of softer skills from negotiation, persuading, influencing, written communications and presentation skills.

Ted has worked with over 275 companies – primarily private or listed – from blue chips to financial services, including banks, building societies and insurance companies. Ted has worked in more than 35 countries globally and is experienced in addressing the needs of programmes across varying cultural backgrounds.

Ted is the author of “How to Talk Finance: getting to grips with the numbers in business” – published by Pearson (FT) in April 2015.

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