|Course Methods:||Experiential Training (Action Learning Workshop)|
|Course Venue:||USA West: Las Vegas, NV. Los Angeles, CA. San Francisco, CA. Seattle, WA.
USA East: Chicago, IL. Houston, TX. New York (NYC), NY, Washington, DC. Miami, FL.
|Course Duration:||4 days (2 days seminar + 2 days project)|
|Course Times:||9:30 AM - 3:30 PM|
|Course Dates:||Management Training Courses Calendar|
|Group Discounts:||10% for 2 delegates. 15% for 3 or more delegates. Valid only for Las Vegas venue.|
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Available on-site for a group of 5 or more delegates.
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CFO's & CAO teams, including finance managers, treasurers, investor relations managers, controllers and accounting managers
Non-finance managers with P&L responsibility, including entrepreneurs, general managers, business unit managers, operations managers, project managers, and management consultants
Note: This course is designed for government and corporate professionals; we do not accept students seeking initial employment or postsecondary education
Provide an understanding of the management accounting framework. How accountants plan, manage and audit of accounting reports
Offer experiential analysis of the challenges of CFOs and accounting managers in managing financial information
Cover financial and business accounting information used for planning, analysis, and control
Focus on best practices, tools, models to facilitate managerial decision-making
The course focuses on finance management decision-making. It does not discuss in-depth mathematical calculations or book-keeping processes that can be automated by computer software
Develop the core management accounting skills and competencies. The core competencies include accounting knowledge, planning, control, problem-solving and communication.
Experiential action learning
25%-50% theory and 50-75% experiential project work
The development and evaluation of management skills are based on KASAC training model
Top CFO Questions
Accounting Principles and Standards
Financial Statements: Balance Sheet, Income, and Cash flow
Financial Performance Analysis (Ratio Analysis and Benchmarking)
Internal Controls and Audits
Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX)
Top CFO questions. Top CFO challenges.
Managerial decision-making using accounting reports and financial statements, including balance sheet, income, and cash flow statements
Management accounting best practices
Basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) framework. International accounting standards (IAS) and international financial reporting standards (IFRS)
Basic understanding of accounting terminology, general ledgers and charts of accounts
Key accounting concepts and formulas: Accounting costs. Expenses. Revenues. Profit and Loss (P&L). Break-even Analysis (BEA). Assets and Liabilities. Stocks. Shares. Bonds. Earnings. Dividends. Shareholder's Equity. Cash Flow. Debt. Debt Collection Period. Earnings per Share (EPS). EBITDA. Depreciation and amortization
Financial Analysis: Business health and performance assessment via financial ratio analysis. Horizontal and vertical financial analysis. Performance, profitability, investment, capital gearing, liquidity, and solvency Ratios
Capital and operational budgeting techniques
Accounting principles, processes and procedures
Analysis of annual reports of public companies
The functions and practices of accountants, including the maintenance of bank accounts, developing financial statements, cash flow and financial performance analysis
Accounting systems, types of costs, and cost allocation, budgeting, performance measurement and reporting
Development of internal accounting data, and use of this information to assist internal decision making
Revenue recognition and cost allocation
Assets and liabilities, shareholders' equity issues
Understanding the sources of information contained in accounting statements
Overview of modern capital and operational budgeting techniques
Understanding audits, internal controls, Sarbanes Oxley Act compliance and management responsibility
The management training courseware includes the following:
Participant's coursework and assessment project guide
Subject matter book(s)
Executive summary of the subject matter:
Summary of essential concepts and accounting best practices
Examples and case studies
Management accounting toolkit (management frameworks, decision models, checklists, etc.)
Experiential work-based assessment project
Online resources for the completion of the experiential assessment project
Performance will be evaluated on the basis of individual or team project deliverables
Candidates can complete customized experiential work-based projects such as developing a relevant analysis document, management strategy, action plan or a senior management presentation
The course advisor will review the deliverables and provide improvement feedback
The evaluation is a form of management consulting and experiential coaching for performance improvement
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