Accounting & Finance
Financial Analysis, Planning & Control
Introduction

Management has now become an integral part of operation in a wide range of organizations. Financial analysis, planning and control provides an understanding of the various aspects in an organization from calculative aspect to other related practices in organization. Topics in the training seminar are viewed in the context of shareholders and financial decision-makers. The training seminar provides a clear insight of decision-making process, various valuations methods, planning and interpreting financial information.

This training seminar will highlight:

  • The conceptual backdrop for both the financial and economic dimensions of analysis and decision-making
  • The nature of financial statements and the key financial tools and techniques in the broader context of how and where they are applied in the assessment of business performance
  • The projection of financial requirements and analysis of financial information for planning and control
  • The analysis of investment decisions using time-adjusted measures, taking strategic perspective and dealing with risk and uncertainty
  • The valuation of businesses and how value may be enhanced through mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring and reorganizations
Objectives

The objectives of the training seminar are to provide delegates the necessary tools and techniques to find better answers to questions such as:

  • What is the exact nature and scope of the problems to be analysed, and which specific variables, relationships, and trends are likely to be helpful in analysing specific problems?
  • How precise an answer is necessary in relation to the importance of the problem itself?
  • How reliable are the available data, and how is this uncertainty likely to affect the range of results?
  • Should the outputs of decisions be expressed in cash flow terms, or in terms of accounting profit, to evaluate the financial implications of a decision?
  • What limitations are inherent in the tools to be applied, and how will these affect the range of results obtained?
  • How important are qualitative judgments in the context of decision-making, and what is the ranking of their significance?

At the end of this training seminar, you will learn to:

  • How shareholders value are created
  • The concept of agency theory
  • The concept of organization restructuring
  • Cost of capital
  • Time-adjusted valuation methods
  • Financial projections
  • Sensitivity and scenario analysis
Organisational Impact

This training seminar will provide participating delegates:

  • An understanding of the use of financial statements and tools and techniques of financial analysis that assist managers in support of more informed and therefore better decision-making
  • An understanding of the links between long and short-term planning, and being able to develop and prepare financial models and operating budgets and the use of Excel models to build financial growth planning models and prepare traditional and activity-based budget models
  • The use of the techniques of budgetary control: development of product standards, flexed budgets, variance analysis and use of the results of variance analysis to improve operational performance
  • The use of discounted cash flow (DCF) and other appropriate techniques that will support the company in its more effective analysis of capital investment projects
  • An understanding how corporate value and shareholder value may be increased through the use of appropriate financial strategies, including mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring and reorganisations
  • The sharing of knowledge gained throughout other divisions and departments of the company
Personal Impact

Delegates will develop an understanding of:

  • The creation of corporate value and shareholder value
  • Choosing the most appropriate tools and using Excel to develop long-term financial models and budgets
  • How to analyse and interpret the financial statements: balance sheet; income statement; statement of cash flows, in order to make more informed and therefore better financial decisions
  • How to develop and manage the financial aspects of their role more effectively, enhance their performance, broaden their role, and appreciate how their decision-making may impact on their own department or business unit and the organisation as a whole
  • How to improve their self-confidence in dealing with finance and financial professionals
  • How to be better placed to liaise effectively with other professionals on financial issues

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Who Should Attend?

This training seminar is a ‘must’ for:

  • Financial officers, controllers, and accountants
  • Treasurers, corporate planning and business development professionals
  • Sales and marketing professionals
  • Managers from any other non-financial areas that need or wish to understand the financial aspects of analysis, planning, and control
  • Middle and junior management as a useful element in their career advancement

All participants will be able to offer their input, based on their individual experiences and will find the training seminar a forum for upgrading and enhancing their understanding of best corporate financial practices in the areas examined.

The training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals, but will greatly benefit:

  • Individual with no basic finance backgrounds
  • Individual with the ambitions to pursue advance courses in finance
  • Junior managers involved in planning and forecasting
  • Managers involved in financial decision makings

Location & Date

03 - 05 Oct, 2019
Abuja

10 - 12 Dec, 2019
Lagos

Fee

₦120,000

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