“Acquire essential finance”
Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers for non-financial managers conference will cover areas like Key finance terms: assets, liabilities, capital, depreciation, capitalization, current ratio and others, Developing working rules regarding your corporate financial statements, Understanding the footnotes, How leveraging can increase the return to shareholders, Elements of cost accounting and much more.
Can you demonstrate your value and ROI to your boss? Are you able to interpret financial reports and make decisions based on the data they provide? Can you draft an accurate budget? Can you justify your ideas in dollars and cents?
You didn’t get to this point in your career only to be held back by weak financial skills. This program for non-financial managers makes the basics of finance accessible to anyone in just 2 days.
You’ll learn how to:Interpret and respond appropriately to financial information
Communicate your contribution to the bottom line
Uncover drains on profitability
Make smarter decisions that deliver higher profitability
Financial skills are fundamental to any managerial position. Learn how to think finance, and you’ll expand your career opportunities. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows non-financial managers the concepts, tools, and techniques that can help make each decision pay off—on the job and on the bottom line.
How You Will Benefit
Get a firm grasp of the numbers side of your job
Gain greater confidence with a working knowledge of business financials
Learn how to “think finance” and translate performance into financial terms
Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and enhance your value to the organization
Understand the business dynamics of dollars and cents—and take initiatives that meet your short- and long-term goals
Take the guesswork out of your decision making and deliver a better bottom line
Expand your professional expertise—and your career opportunities
What You Will Cover
Key finance terms: assets, liabilities, capital, depreciation, capitalization, current ratio and others
The accounting process: journals and ledgers, how debits and credits work
Mastering the mind-set: see business in terms of dollars-and-cents decision options that pay off—short- and long-term
Basic accounting principles
Applying accounting conventions and guidelines
Developing working rules regarding your corporate financial statements
Using the balance sheet to examine assets and liabilities
Analyzing the income statement to assess revenues and expenses
The statement of cash flow: sources and uses of funds
Content and format of the annual report
Understanding the footnotes
Debt vs. equity financing
How leveraging can increase return to shareholders
Keeping your plan on target with budgetary controls
Using profit-planning tools, break-even analysis, financial forecasting
Cash flow: where cash comes from and how it’s applied
Elements of cost accounting
Analyzing payback method, discounted cash flow, present value and present value index in making profitable capital investment decisions
Criteria for examining the performance of divisions and product lines
Understanding the cost of capital
Extended Seminar Outline
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.Note: Please bring a copy of your annual report (if available).
2 video-based eLearning modules required before the seminar:
Introduction to Accounting
Introduction to Finance
AMA Blended Learning combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses and other resources to maximize your training goals. Through a blend of proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, AMA Blended Learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for the learner—producing a greater return-on-investment for the employer and the seminar participant.
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