Finance for Non-Finance Managers with Excel 

Date and cost of the workshop 

  • Duration: 2 days = 16 teaching hours (1 teaching hour = 45 minutes)
  • Date: 18-19 June 2020, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Price: PLN 1600 (gross - rate exempt from VAT)
  • Price with discount for Kozminski University graduates: PLN 1440 (gross - rate exempt from VAT)

Workshop objective 

  • Transfer of basic knowledge in the field of corporate finance
  • Presentation of tools used in corporate finance
  • Familiarize participants with the financial dimension of business decisions
  • Promotion of early warning systems (EWS) to avoid financial distress

Target group 

  • The managerial staff of non-financial divisions (managers, directors)
  • Business owners
  • Members of supervisory boards
  • Project managers
  • People for whom knowledge of financial issues is necessary to make the right decisions and understand the impact of these decisions on the situation of the entire enterprise.


Franjo Mlinaric, Ph.D. is an assistant professor and the Head of Finance and Accounting Programs at Kozminski University in Warsaw. He is an experienced consultant with international expertise in the private and public sector. He served as a vice-dean at FEB UM (Slovenia) and managed a BI start-up Bizintell. For almost two decades, he runs a private research institute iRDM.

A leading economic advisor for various key national projects (motorway and telecommunications infrastructure, airport infrastructure and strategic investment in the development of the automotive industry) and author of economic impact studies based on new legislation. He was a founding member of the Slovenian Corporate Treasurers Association and lecturer at the Slovenian Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ljubljana and is a member of the Examination Board for court experts at the Ministry of Justice in Slovenia.

He is an experienced court expert in matters related to M&A, valuation, restructuring, business damages and structured financial products. His research focuses on sustainable business models and value creation, as well as the issues of business restructuring and the economic effects of public investment. He co-authored many books and articles.

Paweł Wnuczak, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Finance at Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland.

His research interests include profitability assessment, the valuation of business and controlling systems. He has published articles on corporate finance and valuation. He was appointed the director of the Financial Analysis program at Kozminski University.

Paweł Wnuczak has delivered lectures covering: mathematical finance, finance, corporate finance management, financial analysis, financial planning, controlling, value management and corporate valuation, capital structure and cost, international finance, derivative market on undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and MBA studies at Kozminski University, ESSCA School of Management,  Warsaw University, Pope John Paul II State School Of Higher Education, and the University of Finance and Management.

He has delivered training in the scope of development of documentation to apply for UE funds (development of feasibility studies, business plans, applications), management of corporate finance, budgeting, controlling, valuation, and management of company value, financial analysis, evaluation of profitability of investment projects.

He has been involved in a number of consulting projects, including the valuation of companies, financial analysis, implementation of controlling systems and preparing feasibility studies. He has taken part in over 100 consulting projects.ł-wnuczak-078627146/?originalSubdomain=pl

Program highlights 

  • Practical understanding of financial reports
  • Real-life examples and best practice
  • Financial insight and foresight for better business decisions
  • Solutions for the times of crisis
  • Computer workshops conducted by practitioners

Benefits for You & CO. 

After completion of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate company’s performance and prepare relevant financial plans.
  • Optimise financial outcomes for all business functions.
  • Motivate your colleagues across the company to speak the “language of finance”.
  • Monitor key financial health parameters of the company.
  • Contribute to sustainable value creation in times of crisis.

Agnieszka Marciniuk

International Relations Manager