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Accounting, Decision Making, and Financial Communication Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Accounting, Decision Making, and Financial Communication in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 5 - 2021
    13 - 5 - 2021
  • London
    16 - 5 - 2021
    20 - 5 - 2021
  • Dubai
    23 - 5 - 2021
    27 - 5 - 2021
  • Paris
    23 - 5 - 2021
    27 - 5 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 6 - 2021
    17 - 6 - 2021
  • London
    20 - 6 - 2021
    24 - 6 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    27 - 6 - 2021
    1 - 7 - 2021
  • Dubai
    6 - 6 - 2021
    10 - 6 - 2021
  • Paris
    6 - 6 - 2021
    10 - 6 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    4 - 7 - 2021
    8 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • Dubai
    25 - 7 - 2021
    29 - 7 - 2021
  • Paris
    25 - 7 - 2021
    29 - 7 - 2021
  • London
    11 - 7 - 2021
    15 - 7 - 2021
  • London
    18 - 7 - 2021
    22 - 7 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 8 - 2021
    5 - 8 - 2021
  • London
    8 - 8 - 2021
    12 - 8 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    15 - 8 - 2021
    19 - 8 - 2021
  • Dubai
    22 - 8 - 2021
    26 - 8 - 2021
  • Paris
    22 - 8 - 2021
    26 - 8 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 9 - 2021
    30 - 9 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    12 - 9 - 2021
    16 - 9 - 2021
  • Dubai
    19 - 9 - 2021
    23 - 9 - 2021
  • Paris
    19 - 9 - 2021
    23 - 9 - 2021
  • London
    5 - 9 - 2021
    9 - 9 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 10 - 2021
    21 - 10 - 2021
  • London
    24 - 10 - 2021
    28 - 10 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    3 - 10 - 2021
    7 - 10 - 2021
  • Dubai
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Paris
    10 - 10 - 2021
    14 - 10 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 11 - 2021
    25 - 11 - 2021
  • London
    7 - 11 - 2021
    11 - 11 - 2021
  • Dubai
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Paris
    14 - 11 - 2021
    18 - 11 - 2021
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 12 - 2021
    23 - 12 - 2021
  • London
    26 - 12 - 2021
    30 - 12 - 2021
  • Istanbul
    12 - 12 - 2021
    16 - 12 - 2021
  • Dubai
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021
  • Paris
    5 - 12 - 2021
    9 - 12 - 2021

Intorduction

This course will provide a comprehensive illustration of how accounting information is collected, recorded, how it is analysed and presented both internally and externally, to support effective management, control, and decision making. This is important because key personnel in an organization use accounting information which is often said to be the ‘language of business’; hence it is essential to understand and to be able to use this language.

This course will also introduce delegates to the systems and structures of financial and management accounting and their value in ensuring the success of the business. Delegates will be exposed to, and enjoy an ‘MBA Level’ experience in terms of content, instruction, discussion, and team exercises.

This course will feature:

  • The finance function, and financial and management accounting systems
  • The income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement
  • How to accurately determine product or service costs
  • Accounting techniques for effective decision making
  • Using budgets to control the business

Objectives

  • Members of the operational management team
  • Managers who have responsibility for divisional performance
  • Managers who have responsibility for support functions
  • Consultants who provide advice on systems and operations
  • Senior staff members of any department

Content

Day One

Introduction to Accounting

  • The importance of accounting information
  • The role of the Finance Function
  • The accounting equation and financial accounting systems
  • Recording facts and applying judgement
  • Preparing the Income Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Accounting principles and accounting standards

Day Two

Accounting Reports

  • The format and contents of the Income Statement
  • The format and contents of the Balance Sheet
  • The effect of depreciation and impairment on profit
  • Identifying and valuing inventory
  • Preparing the Cash flow Statement
  • The importance of cash flow in business

Day Three

Management Accounting for Control and Decision-Making

  • Collecting and analyzing costs
  • The structure of direct and indirect costs
  • Dealing with overheads – absorption costing or ABC?
  • Cost-Volume-Profit and break even analysis
  • Decision making – make or buy
  • Decision making – the effect of limiting factors

Day Four

Communicating the plan through Budgeting

  • Corporate planning and corporate objectives implemented through budgeting
  • The budgeting process and timescale
  • Sales budget forecasting techniques
  • Cascading the budgets across the whole business
  • Preparing functional budgets and the cash budget
  • Budgeting principles, methodologies and applications

Day Five

Measuring performance to inform Decision Making

  • Monthly management reporting
  • Setting and using standards
  • Identifying and calculating variances
  • Operating and planning variances – who is responsible?
  • Measuring responsibility centre performance, ROI, RI, and EVA
  • Non-financial performance – the Balanced Scorecard

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