Financial Analysis and Management Course

Finance, Training

Start date

10/05/2021

End date

14/05/2021

Overview

INTRODUCTION

In the globally competitive world of the 21st century business decision-makers face unprecedented levels of risk and uncertainty - to survive and flourish in this challenging environment organizations need the right tools with which to analyses problems and anticipate and manage the many opportunities and threats that may emerge.

Traditional forms of financial analysis and forecasting no longer meet these needs and the most progressive firms are using the power of financial models to help them analyses the challenge and take a more powerful approach to manage risk in their planning and forecasting.

Financial management is the planning, organising, directing and controlling an organisation’s financial activities such as procurement and the utilisation of funds. The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the fundamental financial knowledge and skills to enable them to participate in business activities such as financial planning, financial control and to make savvy financial and investment decisions.

DURATION

5 Days

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Finance Professionals
  • Budgeting and Planning Managers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Divisional Managers
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Chief Financial Officers and Financial Controllers
  • Treasury Team Members
  • Capital Investment and Project Staff
  • Managers involved in Financial Decision-Making

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of the accounting and finance function
  • Understand accounting for routine business transactions
  • Be able to prepare simple financial statements
  • Be able to analyses company performance using basic ratios
  • Be aware of costing and budgeting techniques to maintain efficiency and profitability 
  • Distinguish between financial accounting and financial management;
  • Detail the definitions and terminology used in financial management;
  • Underline the various accounting principles and definitions in order to build a foundation in accounting terminology on which to better understand financial management;
  • Prepare a set of financial statements;
  • Perform financial analysis of a set of financial statements;
  • Establish the purpose of working capital management;
  • Discover the role of budgeting in short-term financial planning;
  • Explain the meaning of time value of money and calculate its impact on investment decisions;
  • Explain the relationship between risk and return on an investment.

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What you will learn

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the importance of the accounting and finance function
  • Understand accounting for routine business transactions
  • Be able to prepare simple financial statements
  • Be able to analyses company performance using basic ratios
  • Be aware of costing and budgeting techniques to maintain efficiency and profitability 
  • Distinguish between financial accounting and financial management;
  • Detail the definitions and terminology used in financial management;
  • Underline the various accounting principles and definitions in order to build a foundation in accounting terminology on which to better understand financial management;
  • Prepare a set of financial statements;
  • Perform financial analysis of a set of financial statements;
  • Establish the purpose of working capital management;
  • Discover the role of budgeting in short-term financial planning;
  • Explain the meaning of time value of money and calculate its impact on investment decisions;
  • Explain the relationship between risk and return on an investment.