Advanced Corporate Financial Planning Courses - LONDON CORPORATE TRAINING

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Advanced Corporate Financial Planning

Course Ref: FIN.3B

Course Subject: Finance

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Who should attend?

  • Delegates from all sectors who have responsibility and input into financial planning within their organization, or who are financial practitioners looking to develop leading edge financial planning skills for themselves and their organization at an advanced level.

Learning objectives

  • To understand the role and function of management accounting
  • To conduct effective financial ratio analysis
  • To appreciate the impact of IFRS
  • To conduct effective investment appraisals
  • To execute effective financial risk management
  • To financially plan for mergers and acquisitions
  • To enhance financial management systems within the organization
  • To appreciate options and opportunities within capital and debt restructuring
  • To understand the role and impact of the Treasury function

Course content

Interpreting financial reports

  • Key ratio analysis – P&L Account
  • Key ratio analysis – Balance Sheet
  • Interpreting notes to the accounts
  • Trend analysis

The principles and impact of IFRS

  • Key principles of IFRS
  • The IFRS Standards
  • The impact of IFRS upon financial reports
  • Ensuring compliance

Capital composition structures

  • Forms of capital composition
  • The impact of gearing
  • Debt v equity
  • Balancing capital structures

Investment appraisal

  • Establishing investment outcomes – pure return, defensive, income led, strategic
  • Types of investment within the marketplace
  • Investment appraisal – ROI, yield, opportunity cost
  • The use of leveraged financial instruments

Risk analysis

  • The concept of risk analysis
  • Probability analysis
  • Scale and impact analysis
  • Integrating risk analysis within investment strategy

The role and function of management accounting

  • Key functions and impacts of management accounting
  • Management accounting to support internal stakeholders
  • Management accounting and the overall financial management system
  • Overcoming challenges within management accounting

Financial planning for mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

  • Establishing capital requirements for M&A
  • Sources of funding and their financial evaluation
  • Capturing the financial benefits of integration
  • Ensuring effective financial due diligence

Capital and Debt restructuring

  • The concept of matched funding
  • Options and opportunities within capital restructuring
  • Options and opportunities within debt restructuring
  • Balancing capital and debt ratios

The effective Treasury function

  • The role and impact of the Treasury function
  • Overview of financial instrument usage within Treasury
  • Market & geographic risk
  • Balancing Treasury investment portfolios