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  • Program Name

    Finance & Accounting Intensive Course

  • Duration

    10 days

Description

The Finance and Accounting MBA is an intensive 10-day training course designed to sharpen your management skills and focusing on current best practices in finance and accounting. Finance is a core process / function in business that requires executive attention. Accounting is the language of business; understanding and applying this language to your business in general remains the single most valuable competence of management. Prepare yourself by enhancing your personal competence in identifying best practices in finance and in accounting.

Objectives

  • Consider methods for improving management performance
  • Gain insights into the successful implementation of teams
  • Study the techniques for strategic planning
  • Develop negotiation skills
  • Examine the application of management best practices
  • Identify best practices for the roles of CFO, controller, treasurer, and accountants in the content of, and relationships between, financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows)
  • Discuss best practices in the use of financial statements to evaluate the financial / strategic performance of an organization
  • Utilize best practices in discounted cash flow (DCF) techniques and their application to financial decision-making
  • Identify best practices in corporate performance management using key success factors, weak financial signals, and strong financial signals in various industry sectors
  • Illustrate how best practices in EVA® (Economic Value Added), SVA (Shareholder Value Added), and RI (Residual Income) can be used to value competing strategies
  • Define best practices in the value creation/destruction process in mergers and acquisitions from the market perspective and signals to management from the market
  • Clarify best practices in the roles of directors, auditors, and others in their respective roles in corporate governance
  • Identify best practices in the various sources of financial and business data that provide insights into business and financial strategies
  • Identify best practices in the details of financial control, risk management, and financial reporting from the perspectives of the internationally recognized professional associations
  • Enhance personal networks of similarly minded high potential managers