AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Overview

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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Overview

This programme will enable participants to make managerial decisions that incorporate the financial perspective in addition to other perspectives so that shareholder value can be enhanced.

Benefits

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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How You Will Benefit? You will:
  • Know how to read financial statements and to evaluate the financial health of a business based on these statements.
  • Be able to make managerial decisions (both operational and capital expenditure) based on the right financial costs and benefits.

What

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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What You Will Cover

Fundamental Accounting Concepts – accounting vs finance, accrual vs cash accounting, revenue recognition methods, historical cost vs fair value accounting, the principles of conservatism, materiality and consistency.

Understanding Financial Statements – profit and loss account, balance sheet, statement of changes in shareholders’ equity, cash flow statement, consolidation of subsidiaries, accounting for affiliates (associated companies), accumulated other comprehensive income.

Understanding Double Entry Accounting – graphically, and using debits and credits

Evaluating Financial Statements – liquidity ratios, efficiency ratios, leverage ratios, profitability ratios, effect of leverage on ROE, Economic Value Added

Improving Profitability through Cost Analysis and Profit Planning – fixed vs variable costs, breakeven analysis, concept of contribution margin, incremental analysis for managerial decisions.

Making Effective Capital Expenditure Decisions – payback, net present value and IRR techniques, the flaws of payback and the pitfalls of IRR as decision tools, discounting of cash flows, profitability index for choosing between projects when resources are limited.

Who

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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Who Should Attend

This program is designed for non-financial managers in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.

Faculty

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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Faculty Spotlight

Cathy JohnsonAlfred Chan

Alfred Chan is Executive Director of Imperial Consulting in Singapore.  He has been in management consulting for over 20 years, with Arthur D. Little, Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Arthur Andersen and KPMG, in the last two firms as a Partner and a Director respectively.  Prior to management consulting, he was in investment banking for five years, with Morgan Guaranty (JP Morgan) and DBS Bank.
 

Alfred’s work in management consulting has focused on strategy, financial, privatization and organizational advisory services.  In investment banking, he was involved in a range of capital market and corporate finance advisory work.
 

Alfred has an MBA (Finance Major) from Columbia Business School in New York. He also has a BE (Hons) in electrical engineering from the University of Melbourne, earned under a Colombo Plan Scholarship.  Alfred has also completed Morgan Guaranty’s nine-month Commercial Bank Management Program in New York.
 

Schedule/Fees

AMA’s Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

From Thursday, April 12, 2018
To Friday, April 13, 2018
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Venue Date Fees (USD) Fees (SGD)  
Singapore 12th - 13th April 2018 950 1284