A sound understanding of finance will enable them to interact with its key stakeholders both internally and externally with confidence and contribute significantly to not only the sustainability of the company but the strong development of the company in the recovery phase.
This workshop is designed for non-financial professionals who have reached positions of responsibility and need to enhance their knowledge of finance and financial analysis to be able to see the “integrated picture” in a turbulent business environment or professionals who believe that they need to enhance business finance to reach the next level in the organisations. The program further enhances the participants’ critical thinking and appreciation of financial statements and the strategic direction of the company.
The emphasis throughout is on developing financial skills from a strategic perspective to add strategic and stakeholder value to businesses and the use of finance and control information for the effective management of resources. The program uses a wide variety of participative methods to help professionals understand company balance sheet, income statements, cash flow statements and statements of changes in equity and cost and capital budgeting concepts amongst others so as to add value to the effective leadership and management of organisation.
Benefits of Attending
This program is designed to enable participants to enhance their financial awareness from a strategic perspective so as to make more effective contributions to management discussions and challenges involving financial issues.
This workshop will provide a strong understanding of financial concepts, techniques and jargon which will enable them to make better use of the financial information they receive and to communicate with financial colleagues. Business case studies sprinkled throughout the course, will reinforce the theory, and topic related group exercises.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed to provide Directors, Managers and Executives at all levels with practical skills that can be used in their management role, including but not limited to:
• CEO, CIO, CXO
• Strategic Planning
• Corporate Development
• Legal & Compliance
• Internal Audit
• Company Secretaries
• Sales & Marketing
• IT & Systems
• Purchasing & Logistics
• Technical & Engineering
• Plus anyone who deal with financial information in the course of their work
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