Finance for Senior Managers and Directors

This detailed course will help you communicate and contribute more effectively during board level discussions. You will gain insight on the strategic aspects of financial management and understand key methodologies used to ensure the financial direction of your organisation will meet business objectives.

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As a director, your financial role extends beyond management to financial strategy, corporate governance, group structure and stakeholder expectations.

This course is aimed at:

  • directors (both executive and non-executive)
  • senior managers close to board level who wish to participate in financial matters more effectively.

It is suitable for those with little or no prior financial training, although those with some financial grounding will still benefit significantly.

You will learn to:

  • Understand financial terminology and financial statements.
  • Maximise profitability by effective management of your company’s performance and asset base.
  • Make better business decisions from evaluating financial data.
  • Interpret a set of statutory accounts using ratios.
  • Understand the structure of groups and group accounting.
  • Understand the difference between profit and cash.
  • Perform various project appraisal techniques.
  • Understand sources of risk and manage risk.
  • Perform company valuation calculations.
  • Manage the politics surrounding budget setting and negotiation.
  • Set appropriate key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Apply the balanced scorecard.

Course Content:

Refresher on Income Statement and Balance Sheet

  • Compile an income statement and balance sheet
  • Understand the terminology of the statements
  • Understand common adjustments included
  • Identify capital expenditure vs operational expenditure
  • Debt vs equity
  • Interpret a set of statutory accounts using ratios
  • Understand the difference between profit and cash

Group Accounts

  • Maximise profitability by effective management of your company’s performance and asset base
  • Make better business decisions from evaluating financial data
  • Understand the structure of groups and group accounting

Investment Appraisal

  • Perform various project appraisal techniques
  • Understand sources of risk and manage risk
  • Perform company valuation calculations

Budgeting

  • Manage the politics surrounding budget setting and negotiation
  • Set appropriate KPIs
  • Apply the balanced scorecard

£ 979.00 ex.vat

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Course Duration 2 Days
Location London