henry ford academy

Financial fluency for aspiring managers


To support Henry Ford Academy in empowering their aspiring managers with the knowledge and skills needed to interpret financial and performance data.

Financially savvy managers will be able to guide and support business decisions that have a positive effect and ROI for the business.

With this approach, Henry Ford Academy will establish an environment where skills are transferable and knowledge is shared, no matter the department within which aspiring managers are working.

How We Supported

All skills can be taught and transferred.

The main decision, in this case, was to identify the best channels through which we would make this knowledge available to aspiring managers.

We created:

  • An engaging eLearning course that demystifies a range of core financial and performance concepts.
  • A series of flexible assessment exercises to allow aspiring managers to apply their learning to their own business environment.


Creating inclusive learning courses and training, allowed everyone to gain new knowledge and upskill, no matter their previous understanding of financial matters.

Equipping aspiring managers with such knowledge means supporting them in their career progression and goals, increasing employee retention and satisfaction.

This online course is accredited as part of a recognised qualification withing the Henry Ford Academy and has since been adopted as a core element in development programmes for new leaders.

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