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SABPP accreditedFinance for non-financial managers is a 3 day course for managers in today's business world. It is essential for individuals to have a working knowledge of finance. We all play a role in our organisations' financial health, whether we realise it or not. If you don't have training or a background in finances, you may be at a disadvantage as you sit around the management table. Understanding the cycle of finance will help you figure out where you fit into your companys' financial structure.

This course is accredited with the SABPP and is worth 23 CPD points.

At the conclusion of this workshop: You should be able to assess the financial performance and health of your firm. Enhance your decision-making skills by integrating financial management concepts into your thinking. Assess various software applications for managing finances. Control the flow of money through your department. Understand the budgeting process and forecasting techniques. Manage your own budget, inventory and petty cash.

Cost

$749.70 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 15%.

Duration:

3 Days

Brochure:

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Prices have changed from 1 March 2018. Information may change without notice.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.

Audience

This course targets anyone wanting to learn how to finance

Pre-Requisites

None

Course Outline / Curriculum

 

Getting the Facts Straight

 

  • Starting with the Basics

  • General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Getting to Know the Players

  • Identifying the Key Players in Your Organization

  • Governing Organizations

 

The Accounting Cycle

 

  • Underlying Principles

  • Overview of the Accounting Cycle

  • Case Study: (Accrual Basis vs Cash Basis of Accounting)

  • Understanding Debits and Credits

  • The Accounting Model

  • The Accounting Equation

  • Working with Debits and Credits

 

A Review of Financial Terms

 

Structure of Annual Financial Statements

 

  • The Income Statement (The statement of Comprehensive Income)

  • Sample Income Statement

  • The Balance Sheet

  • The statement of Financial Positions

  • Sample Balance Sheet

  • The Cash Flow Statement

  • (The Statement of Cash Flows)

  • Statement of Retained Earnings

 

Keeping Score

 

  • Understanding the Chart of Accounts

 

Your Financial Analysis Toolbox

 

  • Identifying the Relevant Data

  • Analyzing the Data

  • Reading Annual Reports

  • Case Studies 1

  • Solution

  • Case Studies 2

  • Case Studies 3

  • Sir John Templeton

  • Introductory Group Discussion

 

Seven Habits of Highly Creative Problem Solvers

 

  • Comfortable with uncertainty – and even seek it out

  • Failure is part of the process, and not taken personally

  • Reverse engineer problems

  • Ask great questions, and listen to as many (open minded) people as possible

  • Understand your best contribution in the problem solving process

  • Get on the balcony

  • Don’t believe your first answer, and don’t believe you have found the best answer

  • Behaviors You Never See in Successful People

 

Value Added Tax - Basics

 

  • What is VAT?

  • VAT Exempt products and services:

  • Who should register for VAT?

  • How often is a VAT return completed and paid?

  • How VAT works – the big picture:

  • ACTIVITY

 

The Basics of Budgeting

Schedule Dates and Booking

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Start Date Duration  
Mon 4 Jun 2018 3 Days Full
Mon 27 Aug 2018 3 Days Book Now
Wed 12 Dec 2018 3 Days Book Now