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Babcock Training Academy

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Babcock Training Academy
Level 10 70 Franklin Street Adelaide  SA  5000

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Finance for Non Finance Managers

Course Description

This two (2) day course is presented by Bob Gilliver BCom MBA, is designed for project staff, supervisors, managers who have limited financial background knowledge.

Explore concepts, techniques and tools used by financial people by developing and understanding various financial data, what 'concepts' mean, budgets, strategic planning, terminology, control systems, cost allocation, cost behaviours which will enhance your abiliity to communicate effectively with management, accountants and other team members.

Target Audience

This course is designed for those who come from a non-financial background, are broadening their knowledge and who are moving or wish to move into a management role with financial management responsiblities.

Course Outline

Read, understand and interpret Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Cash Flow Reports.

Discover the concepts of Assets, Liabilities, Equity, Cash and Profit and use these concepts to calculate key financial ratios ie Profit Margins, Return on Investment, Gearing and the various 'per share' and 'yield' ratios.

Course deals with the issues from a Manager's perspective with a primary focus on understanding what the concepts mean, rather than how the calculations are done.

Learn about Management Accounting commencing with concepts associated with cost behaivour ie fixed and variable costs, contribution margin and break-even analysis, cost allocation and how they are allocated to products and services with a special focus on overhead allocation methods.

Budgets, strategic planning and control systems this includes the role of budgets, types of budgets, the range of budgeting methodologies, behavioural issues in budgeting and the use of budgets in organisations.

Control systems including the use of diagnostics control systems, bourndary and belief systems and the practical and most effective use of interactive financial control systems.

Course Details

Course start 19/11/2018
Course end 20/11/2018
Individual price
Extra Information
Course location Adelaide
Please register your interest in this course by contacting Babcock on +61 (0)8 8440 1498

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