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Accounting and Financial Analysis for Decision Makers

Accounting and Financial Analysis for Decision Makers

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE AND BANKING


Accounting and Financial Analysis for Decision Makers

Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Learn how to evaluate your firm'S financial performance.
  • Manage growth through the financial statements.
  • Highlight problem areas to enable solutions to be found.
  • Learn concrete techniques that enable management to make truly informed decisions.
  • Understand capital investment decisions.
  • Improve your company's profit picture and your stockholder's investment.
  • Keep on top of your firm's financial situation.
  • Increase your value to your organisation.

Contents:

Module 1:

  • Introduction to advanced financial analysis:
  • Why analyse financial data?
  • What information and data to use?
  • How we should use it?
  • Understanding the cash flow cycle vs. the operating cycle.
  • Projecting and forecasting financial data to develop information on future needs.
  • The use of financial ratios.
  • Ratio & trend analysis of financial statements.
  • Case Study.

Module 2:

  • Financial statements:
  • Sources of funds.
  • Common sizing-the how's & why's.
  • Pro forma financial statements.
  • Preparing projections for financing sources.
  • The three kinds of break-even analysis.
  • Does it make a difference whether we lease or buy?
  • When should we make versus buy.
  • Case study.

Module 3:

  • Analytical & performance tools & techniques:
  • Finding and using data and information.
  • Easily averlable tools and techniques for financial analysis.
  • Using graphical representation.
  • The fundamental statistical tools.
  • Fitting statistical techniques to financial data.
  • Reports and reporting.
  • Financial distress.
  • Altman's Z-score analysis & its uses.
  • Case study.

Module 4:

  • Capital project analysis:
  • Capital budget principles.
  • The Capital Asset Pricing Model versus Arbitrage Pricing Theory.
  • Capital cost model-building.
  • Various capital budgeting methods available.
  • Net present Value vs. Internal Rate of Return.
  • Other useful methods of evaluation.
  • How do you choose which method to use?
  • Is it correct to estimate the firm's capital structure?
  • Models to use.
  • Case study.

Module 5:

  • Coming to terms with risk:
  • Financial risk-management principles - what can be done?
  • Methods for analysing financial risk.
  • Talking to your bankers about managing risk.
  • Which analytical tools are available?
  • How to develop the tools for your firm?
  • Case study.
  • Using scenario. sensitivity & subjective analysis techniques.
  • How to minimise the risk factors we find?
  • Case study.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals responsible for their firm's financial future.
  • CFOs wanting to learn the latest techniques in analysis.
  • Controllers responsible for determining where the company is financially.
  • Professionals responsible for their company's finanCial future or those seeking a refresher in analytical techniques-including financial analysis.
  • Accountants. project professionals, budget analysts. vice presidents of finance controllers and treasurers.

Kuala Lumpur

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1 2,750 01-01-2018 05-01-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2571
2 2,750 05-03-2018 09-03-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2572
3 2,750 07-05-2018 11-05-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2573
4 2,750 02-07-2018 06-07-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2574
5 2,750 03-09-2018 07-09-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2575
6 2,750 05-11-2018 09-11-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2576

Istanbul

# Price ($) From
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1 3,250 28-01-2018 01-02-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2727
2 3,250 25-03-2018 29-03-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2728
3 3,250 27-05-2018 31-05-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2729
4 3,250 29-07-2018 02-08-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2730
5 3,250 23-09-2018 27-09-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2731
6 3,250 25-11-2018 29-11-2018 Enquire
Course Code:2732

London

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1 4,250 29-01-2018 02-02-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4426
2 4,250 26-03-2018 30-03-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4427
3 4,250 28-05-2018 01-06-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4428
4 4,250 30-07-2018 03-08-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4429
5 4,250 24-09-2018 28-09-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4430
6 4,250 26-11-2018 30-11-2018 Enquire
Course Code:4431