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Financial Management for Talents

    Overview

    This 3-day course aims to explain and train, step by step, the financial management system and its specific impact on various areas of the enterprise. A highly practical, hands-on approach makes for an exciting and stimulating learning experience.

    Concept

    Taking management responsibility and achieving results demand competence in dealing with essential aspects of business accounting and financial management. This is where the course “Financial Basics” fits in: within intensive 3 days participants learn about complex financial and accounting issues in a comprehensive and systematic way.

    The course aims to explain and train, step by step, the financial management system and its specific impact on various areas of the enterprise. A highly practical, hands-on approach makes for an exciting and stimulating learning experience.

    Participants

    • Younger Executives in lower and middle management positions
    • Line and staff managers with results, cost or sales responsibility right now, or in the imminent future.
    • Executives scheduled for future positions in general management desiring to support their next career step with latest financial knowledge and tools  

    Topics

    1. Financial management

    • Financial parameters and how they model company results
    • The paradigm of linked sales/volume, profit and costs
    • Reconciling liquidity, profitability and risk goals
    • Balance, profit/loss statement
    • Break-even analysis
    • Capital flow statement, cash flow
    • How to justify an investment proposal
    • Return on capital investment (ROI/ROCE)
    • Make-or-Buy, Insourcing/Outsourcing


    2. Practical leadership techniques Cash management, financial engineering, shareholder value management

    • Liquidity management
    • The right mix of financial instruments, financing rules
    • The shareholder value concept


    3. Controlling

    • Key figures for controlling, key performance indicators KPI
    • Efficient and effective controlling systems
    • Structure of an MIS and early-warning system
    • Understanding a controlling report


    4. Cost management

    • Concept and structure of modern cost and performance accounting: costapportioning techniques, cost-accounting systems, cost categories, cost centres, cost bearers, the operational account sheet.
    • Calculation systems, unit cost
    • Calculating contribution margins: partial vs. total cost accounting, optimising the product range, flexible lower price limits, break-even point
    • Target costing
    • Cost planning and tracking
    • Practical examples and case studies  

    Dates & Venues

    Nr. 58217
    15.09.2017 - 17.09.2017
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Luzern 
    Price: Sfr. 2900,- / € 2550,-
    (plus 8% MwSt.)
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    Nr. 58118
    23.03.2018 - 25.03.2018
    Studienzentrum St. Galler Business School, St. Gallen
    Price: Sfr. 2900,- / € 2550,-
    (plus 8% MwSt.)
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    Nr. 58218
    28.09.2018 - 30.09.2018
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Luzern 
    Price: Sfr. 2900,- / € 2550,-
    (plus 8% MwSt.)
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