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Operational Finance (3 day) Synopsis

MAJOR OBJECTIVE
The Operational Finance programme is designed to provide a thorough understanding of the critical measures necessary to ensure that the business is producing an adequate return on investment for the shareholders.
 
COURSE CONTENT
Module A: Return on Investment
Return on Assets
The Income Statement
The Balance Sheet
Module B: Working Capital and Cash Flow
Working Capital Ratios
Return on Stock Investment
Profit Versus Cash Flow
Module C: The Budgeting Process
Understanding a Budget
Constructing and Co-ordinating the Budget
Controlling the Budget
Module D: Fixed and Variable Costs
Understanding Fixed and Variable costs
Budgeting for Fixed and Variable costs
Contribution Margins and Break-Even
Module E: Capital Budgeting
Reasons for Capital Budgeting
Methods of Capital Budgeting
Understanding the Time Value of Money
Module F: Financing and Investment Decisions
Gearing
Financial Instruments
Share Valuations, when buying or selling a business
Critical tax issues
 
TRAINING METHODOLOGY
Inputs from the course leader assist learners to relate the theory to practical examples from their own businesses. Comprehensive workbook with case studies and practical examples. Groupwork where information is debated and shared.
 
COURSE DURATION
Course duration is three days. Presented in-company.
 
FOR WHOM INTENDED
Middle to senior management.