Governance, risk and compliance is another area where companies are placing increased focus as they look to strengthen their overall corporate governance and control environment. Our seminars cover a diverse range of topics across the day to day management of a company, from corporate governance to corporate finance, from strategy and management accounting to project management. These seminars are designed to help companies enhance their existing management and governance environment, as well as to adapt to the changing regulatory environment.
Investment Planning and Appraisal
(2 days, 16 academic/CPD hours)
This course introduces financial modeling as a tool to evaluate the rationale for, and the return on investments, leasing as a financing tool, risk analysis for flexible investment project management.
16-17 April 2013
18-19 April 2013
- The significance of strategic investment;
- Investment characteristics: form of investments, type of investments, investment process;
- Cash flows of investment project: relevant cash flows, integrated and separate (stand-alone) projects, basic issues on cash flow determination, working capital , VAT calculations,inflation, depreciation;
- Investment project cost efficiency methods: net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), profitability index (PI), discounted payback period (DPP), independent and mutually exclusive projects, capital rationing;
- Funding sources: definition of capital cost, capital structure, leasing as an alternative for debt capital;
- Risk analysis methods: sensitivity analysis, scenario analysis, decision tree, Monte-
- Carlo simulation, real option method;
- Investment project business case.
Financial Modeling in MS Excel
(1 day, 8 academic/CPD hours)
Target audience of seminar is financial experts, economists, analytics who are responsible for economic calculations and justifications of administrative decisions. Basic skills of work with MS Excel are necessary.
This seminar aims to provide clear methodology for analytical modeling, to review universal financial modeling instruments and to receive skills for constructions of reliable financial models.
8 May 2013
10 May 2013
- Actual finance modeling practice;
- Cash flow model structure in MS Excel;
- Instructions for financial data entry and processing, presenting analytical results;
- Restrictions and recommendations on range name application, range name application in formula, required settings;
- Step-by-step model construction in Microsoft Excel;
- Model quality control and audit;
- Sensitivity test: matching table.
(2 days, 16 academic/CPD hours)
This course is developed to provide an understanding of financial analysis methods as well as key financial indicators required to perform analysis of a company’s activity.
19-20 March 2013
17-18 March 2013
- Financial analysis objectives and methods;
- Aggregated financial statements presentation easy for analysis purposes;
- Profitability analysis: return on sales, return on investments, return on assets (ROA), return on equity (ROE), review of factor affecting ROE, DuPont model, return on operating investments (ROI), way in rise of ROI, funding profitability and structure, comparing operating and other activities, considering returns on capital employed (ROCE) indicators;
- Financial stability analysis, capital structure indicators;
- Indicators of operating, financial and full leverage;
- Solvency analysis: analytical value of cash flow statement, cash flow from operating activities, Biver ratio;
- Relationship between financial stability and liquidity.