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Finance for Non-Finance Professionals Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Finance for Non-Finance Professionals in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Madrid
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Munich
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Berlin
    27 - 1 - 2019
    31 - 1 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Bali
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Singapore
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Rome
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Zurich
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 1 - 2019
    10 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Zurich
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • London
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Madrid
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Munich
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Berlin
    17 - 2 - 2019
    21 - 2 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 2 - 2019
    14 - 2 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Bali
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Singapore
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • London
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Madrid
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Munich
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Berlin
    17 - 3 - 2019
    21 - 3 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 3 - 2019
    14 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 3 - 2019
    7 - 3 - 2019
  • Dubai
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Paris
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 3 - 2019
    28 - 3 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    28 - 4 - 2019
    2 - 5 - 2019
  • London
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Madrid
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Munich
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Berlin
    7 - 4 - 2019
    11 - 4 - 2019
  • Dubai
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Paris
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    14 - 4 - 2019
    18 - 4 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Bali
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • Singapore
    21 - 4 - 2019
    25 - 4 - 2019
  • London
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Madrid
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Munich
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Berlin
    12 - 5 - 2019
    16 - 5 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Bali
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Singapore
    5 - 5 - 2019
    9 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Rome
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Zurich
    19 - 5 - 2019
    23 - 5 - 2019
  • Dubai
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Paris
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 5 - 2019
    30 - 5 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Rome
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • Zurich
    9 - 6 - 2019
    13 - 6 - 2019
  • London
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Madrid
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Munich
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Berlin
    16 - 6 - 2019
    20 - 6 - 2019
  • Dubai
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Paris
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 6 - 2019
    27 - 6 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Bali
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • Singapore
    2 - 6 - 2019
    6 - 6 - 2019
  • London
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Madrid
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Munich
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Berlin
    7 - 7 - 2019
    11 - 7 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Bali
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Singapore
    14 - 7 - 2019
    18 - 7 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Rome
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Zurich
    21 - 7 - 2019
    25 - 7 - 2019
  • Dubai
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    28 - 7 - 2019
    1 - 8 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Rome
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • Zurich
    4 - 8 - 2019
    8 - 8 - 2019
  • London
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Madrid
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Munich
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Berlin
    11 - 8 - 2019
    15 - 8 - 2019
  • Dubai
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Paris
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    18 - 8 - 2019
    22 - 8 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Bali
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • Singapore
    25 - 8 - 2019
    29 - 8 - 2019
  • London
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Madrid
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Munich
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Berlin
    22 - 9 - 2019
    26 - 9 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Bali
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Singapore
    1 - 9 - 2019
    5 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Rome
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Zurich
    8 - 9 - 2019
    12 - 9 - 2019
  • Dubai
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Paris
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    15 - 9 - 2019
    19 - 9 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Rome
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • Zurich
    20 - 10 - 2019
    24 - 10 - 2019
  • London
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Madrid
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Munich
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Berlin
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Dubai
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Paris
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 10 - 2019
    10 - 10 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Bali
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • Singapore
    13 - 10 - 2019
    17 - 10 - 2019
  • London
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Munich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019

Introduction

Business professionals and managers in any organization rely upon financial information to enable them to effectively undertake their roles. Financial information can provide a clear picture of events that have occurred, and a sound basis for forecasting future events. It can also show whether activities are cost-effective, whether targets have been met, and can be used to measure comparative performance and profitability.

It is vitally important that managers are able to understand, interpret, and utilize financial information and reports, and can acquire the knowledge and skills to apply financial techniques to financial data, to inform logical and worthwhile decision-making.

The key elements of the course will be:

  • The role of the Finance Function, in transaction recording and reporting, management control and decision-making, raising finance, internal control and risk management.
  • The basic principles of financial accounting and reporting, the three main financial statements, and how they are prepared and presented.
  • Review and analysis of published financial reports, and how they are perceived by various stakeholder groups.
  • Management accounting procedures and techniques used in organizations to control operations and inform profitable decision-making.
  • The importance of Treasury management for large multi-national organizations, and examples of how these can be used to control and manage risk.

Objectives

  • Explain the purpose of the three key financial statements ‘Income Statement, Statement of Financial Position, and Cash Flow Statement’.
  • Evaluate the performance and position of an organization by analyzing their Annual Financial Report.
  • Apply the management accounting procedures & techniques of ‘product costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, & variance analysis.
  • Apply a range of investment appraisal techniques to determine whether proposed investments are likely to be worthwhile.
  • Demonstrate a range of methods, tools and techniques available to manage financial risks in multinational organizations.

Contents

Day One

Business Organizations, Sources of Finance, the Finance Function

  • The development of business organizations
  • The role of Finance and the Finance Function
  • Sources and types of finance for business organizations

Teamwork exercise: preparing a business plan to present to potential investors

  • The structure of the financial accounting system
  • The Income Statement and Statement of Financial Position

Teamwork exercise:  Financial accounting and reporting case study

Day Two

The Annual Financial Report

  • The purpose and format of the Annual Financial Report (AFR), prepared according to IFRS.
  • The financial and non-financial elements of the AFR

Teamwork exercise: Assessing the effectiveness of the AFR as a means of communicating with our key stakeholders

  • The difference between cash flow and profit

Teamwork exercise: Preparing and presenting a Cash Flow Statement

  • How to analyse and interpret the AFR

Teamwork exercise and presentation: Assessing a company’s performance and position by analyzing their AFR

Day Three

Management Accounting

  • Understanding the difference between management accounting and financial accounting
  • Calculating the cost of our products and the problem of overheads (indirect costs)
  • Overhead apportionment – absorption costing versus Activity Based Costing

Teamwork exercise: Preparing cost estimates for a contract bid

  • Cost-Volume-Profit and break-even analysis
  • Budgeting – objectives and process

Teamwork exercise: preparing next year’s budgets for a manufacturing business

  • Analysing the differences between budget and actual, using Variance Analysis

Day Four

Investment Appraisal

  • The time value of money – future values and present values, perpetuities and growth

Group discussion: Identifying new investment opportunities for your business: 

Teamwork exercise: Basic appraisal methods – Accounting Rate of Return and Payback

  • The cost of capital - Equity and Debt

Teamwork exercise: Calculating the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

Teamwork exercise: Advanced appraisal methods – Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR):

  • Dealing with capital rationing using the Profitability Index method
  • Dealing with forecasting uncertainty using Sensitivity Analysis

Teamwork exercise: Comprehensive investment appraisal mini-case

Day Five

Treasury and Risk Management

  • Interest rate risk

Group discussion: The role of Treasury

  • Managing interest rate risk using options and swaps

Teamwork exercise: Devising an effective interest rate swap

  • Foreign currency risk
  • Managing foreign currency risk using natural techniques
  • Managing foreign currency risk using transactional techniques

Teamwork exercise: Hedging the risks of a foreign currency transaction

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