John Kind

About the author

John Kind is a business tutor. He specialises in learning and development with a focus on commercial and financial skills. John holds an MBA from the Manchester Business School and an honours degree in Economics. John has more than 25 years experience of designing, facilitating and presenting workshops and mentoring sessions for directors and executives in major organisations. He has worked in 30 countries.

Between 1995-2000, John was a Visiting Lecturer at the KS post-graduate business school in St Gallen, Switzerland where he was ‘Lecturer of the Year’. Since 1999, he has been a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, Graduate School of Business.

Between 1999 and 2009, John was a Governor at the University of Winchester and Vice-Chair of the Board between 2006 and 2009. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Friends of Winchester Cathedral.

Some recent clients

  • BAA
  • Babcock International
  • BBC
  • BP
  • Business Link
  • Cable and Wireless
  • Crédit Agricole
  • DHL
  • Independent Age
  • John Lewis Partnership
  • Kone Corporation
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Royal British Legion


  • Accounting and finance for managers
    A user-friendly but thorough introduction to accounting and finance. A degree of practicality and relevance has been introduced with a global focus so that business people can gain a clear perspective on the function accountancy plays in the running of an organisation. A glossary of financial terms includes new concepts and definitions and other features include: profit and loss accounts; balance sheets; cash flow statements; investors’ performance measures; creative accounting; and budgeting.

  • Financial games for training
    A collection of around 100 original, enjoyable yet practical games for trainers. The range includes crosswords, blank diagrams (such as break-even charts), knowledge tests and quizzes, assignments, brainteasers, card games, icebreakers, energisers and short worksheets. The collection provides the financial trainer with a source of simple and fun ways of adding life to what can be perceived as a boring and conservative subject by managers and business students.


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Areas of expertise

  • Commercial and financial learning and development
  • Design, development and presentation of training modules
  • Commercial and financial advice
  • Train the trainer