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Finance Course for Non Finance Managers in Kenya


Date Posted: 8/21/2012 10:19:42 PM

Posted By: marto  Membership Level: Gold  Total Points: 2900

Finance Course for Non Finance Managers in Kenya


Financial jargon can be a significant barrier to the non finance professional when it comes to judging the real economic merits of
different investment opportunities. This course will demystify most of the commonly used financial jargon. The course explains
the essential concepts of accounting and finance to professionals who do not have a financial background and is tailored to the
level of delegates’ experience.

Course focus

• Dealing with barriers such as jargon when handling financial issues
• An overview of the accounting system
• The basic to final accounts, profit and loss, balance sheets and cash flow
• Role of finance in decision making
• Wealth and value creation
• Simple breakeven analysis - how to calculate and use in planning
• The difference between cash flow and profit
• Simple steps on how to prepare budgets
• Ratio analysis - how to use simple ratios to make financially sound decisions
• Key points to understanding and analyzing accounts

Who should attend?

Persons who do not have a financial background including: Managers, Directors, Senior Executives, Consultants, Business
Owners, Investors, Proprietors of Professional Firms, Administrators, etc.

Benefits of attending to your organization

• Increase your confidence as you contribute in financial planning meetings
• Enhance your decision-making skills by better understanding the financial
• Cut through the complex jargon of accounting and finance
• Gain a working knowledge of financial planning & reporting
• Understand the budgeting and financial forecasting process
• Assess the viability of new ventures, proposals and plans
• Know how to read and analyse financial statements
• Learn how to use financial statements as a source of vital information
• Understand the importance of ratios in financial analysis

Course Dates: 13 – 14 September 2012
Venue: Jumuia Place, Nairobi, Kenya
Course Fees: Kshs. 25,000 + VAT
Participants will arrange their own travel and accommodation. The training cost is DIT reimbursable for levy contributors as per DIT guidelines.

For booking kindly contact:

Training & Consulting Associates Ltd.
Chaka Place, 3rd Floor
Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi
Tel: +254 20 2117477, 2714208
Cell: +254 722 941694

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