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Programme overview

This programme is designed for senior managers, often board directors, who want a step-change to their appreciation and use of financial information. It will enable you to identify opportunities for corporate improvement and improved approaches to financial management within your business.

Programme outcomes
After attending this programme you will be able to:
. Develop an understanding of the uses and limitations of the key financial statements – profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statement
. Identify and use key financial ratios which will be useful for analysing the performance of your business
. Understand the pressures of capital markets and the implications for a business’s performance
. Understand the fundamentals of costs and the implications for pricing decisions and interpretation of product profitability
. Develop an appreciation of budgeting best practice and minimum requirements for effective management information
. Apply investment appraisal techniques to aid long-term decision making in the business
. Read and understand the financial press

Programme content – 2 days
Typical programme content will include:
Understanding the link between your organisation’s business, capital markets and the financial accounts
The key financial statements: profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow statements
Interpretation of the accounts – key financial ratios and what they tell us
Budgeting best practice
Short term financial decisions: the nature of costs and different methods of setting a price
Long-run decisions: payback, accounting rate of return, net present value and internal rate of return
. Application of tools to your particular business
. Understanding the financial press

Who will benefit?

Senior managers who need to understand the relationship between organisational performance, the financial accounts and capital markets.

Recommended maximum number of delegates
– 12

Related programmes
Core Financial Decision Making Skills
Core Financial Interpretation Skills
Principles of Budgeting

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