Skip to 0 minutes and 3 seconds Money is so important for the smooth running of a business. Without money, we can’t pay for our stock. We wouldn’t be able to rent our stores. We wouldn’t even be able to pay our staff and pay my salary. So it’s very important. A business is only going to be successful if it provides a product that people want. Ultimately, you need to have something that a consumer desires. When we decided to set up the business, we actually sat down with just a few blank pieces of paper and said, right, what do we want to be famous for? On this course, we’re going to introduce you to the people who manage money within a wide variety of businesses.
Skip to 0 minutes and 35 seconds Through their unique insights, you will gain the knowledge you need to help you understand how to develop the key skills for a career in business. A basic understanding of finance can help people in their wider jobs, the wider professions. It’s something that will continually help you build throughout your life. The course is aimed at anyone who has an interest in business, whether that’s someone who’s already working in a non-financial role. It could also be somebody who is thinking about a career in finance and wants to know a little bit more about what that might involve. If you haven’t had any previous exposure to accountancy and finance in the world of business, it’s a really, really good introduction.
Skip to 1 minute and 14 seconds People that really are committed to their continued learning and development are the type of people that we want to bring into our business. The benefits for someone doing this course would be, it would develop their broader skill set, which makes them more commercially aware, to help further their career. The reason we at the Business School at the University of Leeds are partnered with ICAEW is because we both share a passion for improving the knowledge of how businesses work in the real world. One of the things that ICAEW wants to do is spread the word about accountancy and help people have a better understanding about all the issues around finance, around business.
Skip to 1 minute and 47 seconds And so what we’re doing with this course is making sure that we are sharing that information, helping people be more aware that money matters, but that actually making decisions that add value matters even more. So whether you’re looking for a career in finance, taking the next step in education, or are interested in how a business works, this course has been designed for you. So join us as we discover the importance of money in business.