Finance Essentials for Non-Finance Professionals

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Finance Essentials for Non-Finance Professionals

Postby admin » Sat Aug 07, 2010 11:58 am

In today’s business world, even non-finance executives are often called upon to make quick and accurate decisions about financial issues pertaining to their respective departments. The higher you rise in an organisation, the more important such financial skills become.

The Finance Essentials for Non-Finance Professionals is designed to provide you with an understanding of financial management principles and equip you with the practical skills to develop informed and effective financial plans. You will learn critical business skills in analysing financial statements, applied corporate finance, comprehending & interpreting key financial indicators better and the financial planning process. This hands-on and practical course will delve into the fundamentals of financial analysis, financial reporting, cash management and forecasting for value growth and investment decision making to professionals who come from non-financial backgrounds.

Topics are broken down to:

Day 1

· Strategic planning for financial sustainability: The business viability decision

· Planning for financial success - operating budgets: The business sustainability decisions

· Cash flow measurement and planning: The liquidity decisions

· Using key performance indicators to analyse performance: The tactical decisions

Day 2

· Business and investment growth over time: The growth rate decisions

· The differing costs of components of capital: The sources of finance decisions

· Long term project planning: The long term investment decisions

· Determining what a business or business sector is worth: The valuation decision

Your Expert Course Facilitator:

Professor David Flynn holds degrees in the area of business, finance and accounting. He is currently employed both as a consultant and as an Associate Professor in the School of Management Studies at the University of Cape Town and a visiting professor at Rhodes Investec Business School. He has served as an academic, being the Head of the School of Accounting which prepares chartered accountants. During that time, he authored and co-authored a number of texts in the field of financial accounting and financial management. He also held a sabbatical academic position at the University of Windsor in Canada. Following a career in academia, David served as Head of Research at Old Mutual Asset Managers, a company listed on the JSE and London Securities Exchanges, and also as Chief Operating Officer of an Investment company listed on the JSE Stock Exchange. More recently he works as an academic, an author, a practitioner and as a seminar presenter. He travels widely in order to present seminars and has most recently served as a facilitator in Kuwait, Singapore, Malaysia, Johannesburg, Manila, Shanghai and Sao Paulo.

To register, complete the registration form, attention it to Rhubini Asokumar and fax it to +603 2723 6622 to secure your seat now. For the complete brochure and registration form, please click on this link

Alternatively, you may choose to scan the form and e-mail it to . For further assistance, or if the link above is inaccessible, kindly reply this email and I will respond as promptly as possible.

Yours sincerely,

Rhubini Asokumar

Marketing Executive

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Tel: +603 2723 6611

Fax: +603 2723 6622


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