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AAT Cash Flow Management Course

Course Overview

Across all businesses, many senior job roles now require an understanding of cash flow management. There’s a demand for knowledge in areas such as investing activities, finance activity and financial statement management. Despite this, individuals in these roles often have no official financial training or accounting experience, making the management of cash flow a challenge.

Whether you are an employer looking to upskill staff, or an individual already in or looking to progress into a role that requires knowledge of cash flow management, this AAT cash flow short course will provide you with the essential skills required. It covers the importance of cash, how to prepare a cash budget, how to control cash flows and evaluate performance, and how to improve cash flow using debtor management.

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

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Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Awarding Body

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Internationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • Official AAT provider delivering approved AAT courses
  • No hidden costs

Due to the AAT syllabus change in September 2022 please read these changes.

Read about Q2022

Cost and Funding Information

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Section 1:

Discover why cash is vital for business survival, how accounting profit differs from cash and the tools needed to assist with cash management.

Section 2:

Explore the key components of a cash budget, including how to prepare a cash budget and the effect of credit terms on the timing of cash flows.

Section 3:

Learn how to monitor achievement of the cash budget and how to investigate variances, actions to implement to improve future performance and ways to improve cash flow using debtor management

Section 4:

Cover how to assess the risks of granting credit to customers, as well as providing training on the processes needed to assess the creditworthiness of customers. This section also provides strategies to deal with late payers.

For Businesses

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