SDP3 - Finance for Directors

Level  Advanced. 
Course Description Finance is the life blood of companies. This module allows attendees to understand more about company finance, and the board’s role in it.

The module is structured around the key concepts of accounting, finance and creating shareholder value. It is designed to highlight the financial indicators and thinking needed for finance to play a strategic role to the business and not from a controller’s perspective.
Course Objectives
  1. Explain company accounts and how to evaluate the financial health of companies using accepted methods in financial statement analyses.
  2. Understand how to evaluate and make rational financial decisions.
  3. Provide knowledge of the different sources of funds for a company.
  4. Discuss dividend decisions and policies.
  5. Explain how various actions will impact shareholder value.
Course Outline
  1. Role of corporate governance in finance.
  2. Understanding corporate finance decisions.
  3. Introduction to accounting and financial statements.
  4. Understanding the financial health of a company via accounting, economic and financial analyses.
  5. Shareholder value creation.
  6. Achieving growth via mergers and acquisitions.
  7. Introduction to enterprise risk management.
Target Audience
Aspiring, newly-appointed and current board members, senior management of corporations, government and nonprofit organisations and senior partners of professional firms who interact with the boards of corporations and would like to understand the intricacies of board roles and responsibilities.
Course Duration 3 days.
Format Classroom lectures, case studies, discussions, exchanges.
Course Fees
(including 7% GST)
SID member: $2,996     Non-member: $3,424
CPD Hours 24 hours.

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