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Circle Circle
FA - 31
3 days
Doha
12 September, 2021
5400 QAR

Finance for Non Finance Professionals Virtual

Course Overview

This course will raise the level of financial awareness of participants, they will learn to apply the fundamentals of finance to improve budget management, and assess the financial performance of business activities. Participants also will understand the terminology used by accounting and finance staff and will feel more confident when being involved with them or using them.

Course Objective

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand key components of financial statements balance sheet, income statement, cash flow and changes in owner equity
  • Understand financial terms such as profit, margins and leverage used in organizations
  • Interpret the financial health and condition of a company, division or responsibility center and use financial information for management and evaluation
  • Distinguish between accounting and finance and explain the finance role in running businesses
  • Prepare a budget and relate it to the organization’s strategic objectives
  • Apply capital budgeting techniques and cost-volume-profit analysis to enhance decision-making.

Course Content

Module (01) Accounting and Finance Overview

  • The concept and role of finance and accounting
  • Finance and accounting in banking field.
  • Understanding the language of finance and accounting
  • How financial transactions are recorded- process, sub process and transaction flows.

 Module (02) the Business Model

  • How money flows into the business
  • Sources of long term finance –debt and equity
  • The difference between turnover, cash and profit.
  • Practical exercise.

Module (03) Understanding key components of financial statements

  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement.
  • Practical exercise.

Module (04) Analyzing and interpreting financial statements

  • Evaluating the financial health of a company
  • Ratio analysis: profitability, efficiency and liquidity
  • Reading through the numbers and understanding trends
  • Practical exercise.

 Module (05) Working capital management and the cash cycle

  • The importance of cash cycle
  • Managing receivables, inventory and payable
  • Sources of short term finance
  • Practical exercise

 Module (06) Management accounting and decision-making

  • Break-even analysis
  • Cost behavior
  • Pricing strategies

 Module (07) Planning, budgeting, cost control and forecasting for organizations

  • Understanding the budgeting, cost control and forecasting process
  • Motivation and the behavioral aspects of budgeting
  • Budgeting and forecasting exercise in excel

 Module (08) Capital projects

  • The time value of money
  • Investment appraisal techniques
  • Discounted cash flow
  • Net present value
  • Internal rate of return
  • Practical exercise
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