This Course is Designed For:

 Vice Presidents of Manufacturing and Commercial Businesses;
 Marketing, Engineering and Human Resources Managers;
 Project Managers;
 CEOs who are involved with development of long-term customers, suppliers, outsourcing Partners, and other Global Strategic Alliances;
 Sales and Marketing Executives;
 Supply-Stream Professionals;
 Project Managers;
 Internal Auditors;
 Public Accountants;
 Assets Accountants;
 Attorneys;
 Any Non-Financial Managers who are required to read, interpret, and contribute to business financial reports;
 It May Also Be Beneficial To Consultants and External Accountants who work with managers and executives, in the support of improvements to operational and financial processes.

Duration: 6 Days

By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to:
 Determine the uses and purpose of accounting;
 Identify who are the users of accounting and financial information;
 Identify the different internal and external users;
 Explain some accounting language and terminology;
 Distinguish cash and profit;
 Explain the concept of accruals and monetary concepts;
 Understand the principle of profit and profitability;
 Draft accounting reports and statements;
 Determine the different parts of the balance sheet;
 Know the information contained in the balance sheet pertaining to the company;
 Specify the limitations of the conventional balance sheet;
 Define profit;
 Be familiar with the different components of the profit and loss account;
 Ascertain the information contained in profit and loss account pertaining to the company;
 Establish the links between the profit and loss account and balance sheet;
 Identify the components of cash flow statement;
 Prepare a cash flow statement for their company;
 Determine the importance of is cash flow;
 Be familiar with the structure of the cash flow statement;
 Establish the links between three accounting statements: the cash flow statement, profit and loss account and balance sheet;
 Identify the key elements of published reports and accounts and explain each;
 Differentiate cash from profit as a measure of performance, EBITDA;
 Learn how to predict business failure using the ALTMAN z-score;
 Identify the different sources of financial information;
 Determine the use of non-financial information together with financial information;
 Establish the cost/volume/profit (CVP) relationships;
 Learn how to perform break-even analysis;
 Identify the single and mixed products;
 Ascertain the impact of cost structure changes;
 Determine the limitations of CVP analysis;
 Enumerate the purposes of budgeting;
 Know the budget process, including activity based budgeting;
 Identify the possible uncertainty and risk in budgeting and planning;
 Explain the motivation and the behavioural aspects of budgeting;
 Suggest solutions to some problems in budgeting;
 Define investment;
 Differentiate between investment appraisal criteria and investment decisions;
 Understand the time value of money;
 Define free cash flows and identify the inclusions thereof;
 Explain the concept of capital rationing and control of capital investment projects;
 Utilise the sensitivity analysis in decision-making to overcome risk and uncertainty;
 Learn about organisational and accounting control systems;
 Identify the standard costs of a company;
 Realise the value of standard costing as a management tool;
 Discover how variance analysis helps management understand the present costs and control future costs;
 Determine the benefits of the organisation out of the flexed budgets;
 Enumerate the types of variances and give the reasons for their occurrence;
 Identify the different planning and operational variances;
 Enumerate the sources of finance;
 Define gearing;
 Calculate Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) using the correct formula;
 Determine how cost of debt is measured;
 Ascertain the importance of equity capital;
 Perform risk analysis;
 Be familiar with the outline of strategic management accounting;
 Ascertain the importance of competitor information and strategic positioning towards the success of an organisation;
 Learn how to develop competitive advantage;
 Establish the relationship between strategic accounting systems, and the balanced scorecard; and
 Specify the new role for managers and accountants.

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. This discount is between ten percent (10%) and thirty three percent (33%), depending on the group size. Even with these discounts, we can also deliver courses for groups in the country of your choice.

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My Direct telephone number is +442071935906


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