Accounting and Financial Analysis for Decision Makers

UAE, Dubai
Dates flexible
Course Type
Professional Training Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Course Overview

Day 1 - 9am - 1:30pm

Introduction to advanced financial analysis:

Why analyse financial data? What information and data to use? How we should use it? Understanding the cash flow cycle vs. the operating cycle. Projecting and forecasting financial data to develop information on future needs. The use of financial ratios. Ratio and trend analysis of financial statements. Case Study.

Day 2 - 9am-1:30pm

Financial statements:

Sources of funds. Common sizing-the how's and why's. Pro forma financial statements. Preparing projections for financing sources. The three kinds of break-even analysis. Does it make a difference whether we lease or buy? When should we make versus buy. Case study.

Day 3 - 9am - 1:30pm

Analytical & performance tools & techniques:

Finding and using data and information. Easily available tools and techniques for financial analysis. Using graphical representation. The fundamental statistical tools. Fitting statistical techniques to financial data. Reports and reporting. Financial distress. Altman's Z-score analysis & its uses. Case study.

Day 4 - 9am - 1:30pm

Capital project analysis:

Capital budget principles. The Capital Asset Pricing Model versus Arbitrage Pricing Theory. Capital cost model-building. Various capital budgeting methods available. Net present Value vs. Internal Rate of Return. Other useful methods of evaluation. How do you choose which method to use? Is it correct to estimate the firm's capital structure? Models to use. Case study.

Day 5 - 9am 1:30pm

Coming to terms with risk:

Financial risk-management principles what can be done? Methods for analysing financial risk. Talking to your bankers about managing risk. Which analytical tools are available? How to develop the tools for your firm? Case study. Using scenario sensitivity & subjective analysis techniques. How to minimise the risk factors we find? Case study.

Who should take this course

Effective financial analysis is critical in terms of managing growth and profitability. This course presents a range of models and techniques which will help delegates keep on top of their organization's financial situation and help ensure sustainable growth and success.



Course content

Professionals responsible for their firm's financial future. CFOs wanting to learn the latest techniques in analysis. Controllers responsible for determining where the company is financially. Professionals responsible for their company's financial future or those seeking a refresher in analytical techniques-including financial analysis. Accountants project professionals, budget analysts, vice presidents of finance controllers and treasurers.

About Course Provider

London Training for Excellence offer a wide range of training courses in London for organisations and individuals who wish to advance their skills and knowledge in the business world. With a great training centre in London, London TFE have everything that is needed to understand the basic needs of a business. Each course focuses on the ‘real-life’ issues a business could face and how to tackle them with ease.

London TFE have a team of enthusiastic leaders and instructors who share a passion for education and want to deliver that same passion to every individual who wish to take a business to succession. Each training courses London encourages individual to aim high and reach their full potential.

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