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Cashflow Management for Non-Finance Managers

Gaining insights on the very latest powerful tools and techniques used by international organisations in the current global economic environment in order to maintain a strong control on cashflow

23 - 24 September 2013, Singapore

Why should you attend?

Effective cash-flow management is the key to business survival and growth, yet many managers and business owners are unclear about the drivers of strong cash-flow and do not know the most important measures to monitor and control it. This course covers all aspects of cash-flow management: what it is, how to measure and monitor it, and how to effectively control and improve it. Once the jargon is stripped away, the key financial principles are not as difficult to understand as many people believe.

This two day programme is a highly interactive and participative workshop that is designed to give non-finance managers an understanding of and the practical ability to use the key business financial skills to improve their business decision making. The programme uses a combination of participative seminars, discussion, case studies and problem solving to ensure that delegates learn and develop the confidence to use the various principles and techniques.

Key Benefits:

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Analyse fundamental business finance concepts
  • Gain insight, analyse and interpret financial statements: Profit Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash-flow Statement
  • Identify the key components of working capital and how they can be managed to generate strong cash-flow
  • Understand how companies generate strong profit; how business costs behave and how they affect gross margin and break-even sales; how profit can be improved.
  • Determine the vital difference between profit and cash-flow
  • Be aware of the sources of appropriate business funding and capital structure.
  • Use appropriate methods of capital investment appraisal in order to maximise return on investment and develop a critical awareness of the strengths and weaknesses of each method.
  • Use powerful analytical tools to measure and improve the performance of their own company and assess the effectiveness of your competitors.
  • Understand the role of business finance in formulating and implementing competitive business strategy; how budgeting and forecasting and be used as an effective system of business performance management.

Who should attend?

Across all industries and for all departments.

  • Company directors
  • SVPs
  • VPs
  • General managers
  • Senior managers
  • Managers whose roles impact on the utilisation of cash resources