Feb 11, 2019 - Feb 12, 2019

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Finance Demystified for Directors

Costs, accountability and financial performance are critical factors for non-financial Directors to interpret and understand. Importantly, in today’s fast past environment, Directors must be able to make informed and decisive decisions when presented with financial reports and performance data.

In the modern world, it is essential that every Director can recognise and be confident with key financial concepts, terminology and reports that provide insight in to the financial position of any organisation.

The well informed, financially aware Director is well placed to track the financial health of a business and make informed, strategic decisions, securing the future success of the organisation. 

View DDP Accelerator Course

(Fast track programme in 5 days)

Starting from £1,250 +VAT

Additional Dates

Jun 18, 2019 - Jun 19, 2019

Manchester, 14 places available.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Detailed understanding of the financial responsibilities of Directors;
  • Confident in the analysis, interpretation and evaluation of key financial data and statements, including Financial Statements, including the Balance Sheet, the Profit & Loss Account and the Cash Flow statements;
  • Confidence to use financial models and ratios to determine the financial position and health of the Business;
  • Recognise and interpret management accounts and statutory financial reports;
  • Ability to apply financial models and tools to assess the financial value, risk and viability of strategic decisions including: launch of new products, major investment projects, business growth plans, capital investment; corporate acquisitions or disposals;
  • Understand and evaluate different financial management strategies including managing for profit or managing for cash along with the risk and advantages of each;
  • Communicate confidently and more effectively with Finance Directors, finance professionals and the Board;
  • Better understand the process of setting, controlling and managing budgets at both strategic and operational level;
  • Be able to interpret the financial implications of business decisions and impact on the wider business;
  • Outline the different strategies for managing cash and the pros and cons of each;
  • Recognise the difference between management accounts, statutory published accounts and consolidated;
  • Review and identify the most appropriate legal corporate and business structure for business investments;
  • Be able to identify and evaluate the most appropriate source of finance options available to a Company;
  • Have the knowledge and be confident to undertake capital investment appraisal.

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