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Finance for Non-Finance Executives


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Finance for Non-Finance Executives

22/09/2020 9:00 am
23/09/2020 5:30 pm
2 Days
Institut Pengurusan Malaysia, Unit T1-L16-1, Level 16, Tower 1, PJ 33 No. 3, Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia   View map
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Finance for Non-Finance Executives


Increasingly, all executives and those moving into managerial positions need to understand and apply financial know-how in their daily work and know how the organisation’s operating activities are captured in the financial data or reports and what can they do to help improve financial management.

Gaining financial acumen as part of the core management skills required is also very important for anyone wishing to progress up the career path in any organisation, regardless of their current role at work.

This 2-day practical course is designed to provide an introduction to accounting and the basic financial knowledge and skills that can help you be a step ahead when it comes to taking on more responsibilities in the future, including financial management for your section or department.

• Gain practical understanding on how to use financial data in your area
• Know how to analyse costs & be more cost effective
• Confidently prepare simple budgets & cash flow projections
• Read financial reports, analyse variances and measure financial drivers of business performance
• Be familiar with financial terms and jargon

• Interactive lectures
• Group discussions
• Individual & team exercises
• Use of case studies

An Introduction to Accounting & Finance
– Demystifying the numbers

Understanding & Managing Costs
– Types of costs, impact on business performance & cost effectiveness

Budgets & Budgetary Control
– The importance of budgetary control & planning

Team Exercise
– preparing a budget

Difference between Accounting & Cash Flows
– Cash flows, the life blood of a company

Team Exercise
– preparing cash flow projections

Analysing Financial Reports
– The income statement & balance sheet

Variance Analysis – Evaluation & Improvement
– The Price x Volume (PxV) performance drivers

Analsying & Measuring Financial Performance
– Measuring profit performance & business viability

Bringing it back to the Ranch
– Feedback & Takeaways from this session



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