Finance for Non-Finance Professionals

21-22 Mar, 2018, Kuala Lumpur

FOCUSING ON
  • Module 1-2: Managing P&L & Cash Flow (Simulation Exercises)
  • Module 3: Cash Flow Statement (Simulation Exercises)
  • Module 4: Working Capital Management (Simulation Exercises)
  • Module 5: Financial Ratios Analysis (Simulation on Real Listed Companies Case Studies)
  • Module 6: Burning Issues in Financial Matters
  • Module 7: Investment Appraisal (Simulation Case Study)
  • Module 8: Budgeting (Simulation Exercises)

    Special Feature: Participants Will Receive a Set of Practical Templates suitable for all sectors.
OVERVIEW

If you have little or no financial background, this course is meant for you.

 

Will guide you step by step using simulation approach to managing profit & cash flow, investment, budgeting processes & read financial statements.

 

Free practical well tested excel templates are provided.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Entrepreneurs, Business Managers, Marketing Managers, Supervisors, Executives and Managers and all professionals who are interested in Finance for non-Finance

METHODOLOGY

Case Study & Group Discussion. Real-current cases will be analyzed and scenario solutions will be discussed within the course.

Special Feature: Participants Will Receive a Set of Practical Templates suitable for all sectors. These templates;

  • Ease in planning, reporting & decision making process
  • Snapshot of overall issues & problem
  • Financial modeling using goal seek strategies for cash flow, profit, sales target, budgeting & working capital requirements.
AFTER ATTENDING THIS COURSE YOU WILL RETURN TO YOUR JOB HAVING PRACTICAL HANDS ON EXPERIENCE ON …
  1. Managing Your Profit & Loss & Cash Flow Position.
  2. Designing Your Working Capital Requirement.
  3. Planning Your Budgets Effectively.
  4. Using Goal Seek To Hit Management Expectations On Sales, Profit & Cash Flow.
WHAT YOUR COLLEAGUES ARE SAYING ABOUT THE COURSE…

“Overall good. I am a bit slow due to not very good in accounting. I can say it is totally new to me. Big thank you, Dr Steven. I will discuss with my top management regarding to the budget aspects of my role for the next management meeting. Will implement this budget analysis to control branding & advertisement costs in 6 month times.”
Brand Development & Operation Manager, DC Comics Super Heroes

 

“I now understand the following better Understanding the balance sheet, know how to identify the profitable company/projects, understanding more on problem solving tools, & More input for decision making process.”
Treasury, Sabah Malaysia, Ministry of Finance

 

“This course is good to refresh my knowledge on accounting treatment. It also helps me in making analysis on financial statement as well as preparing scenario and sensitivity analysis which are relevant to my current task at Fiscal and Economic Division.”
Fiskal dan Ekonomi , Ministry of Finance

 

“This course has assisted me in analysing financial statements better. Discussions using case studies have helped us to better understand & relate to our day to day tasks. My favourite session was the financial statements preparation & problem solving on burning issues”
Nurhidayah binti Lamien, Tax Division, Ministry of Finance

DAY 1
9:00 MODULE 1-2: MANAGING P&L & CASH FLOW (SIMULATION EXERCISES)
Objective:
  • With little or zero accounting knowledge, will walk you through
  • Your business or new business on sales, purchases, operating expenses, investment, capital injection, depreciation & interest payment
  • You see your own P&L, Balance sheet, cash flow & equity
  • Provide strategies (using goal seek) to improve your cash flow & P&L position
  • Management Game: 15 min
10.45 MODULE 3: CASH FLOW STATEMENT (SIMULATION EXERCISES)
Objective:
  • You will learn why you fund increase or decrease
  • What are the causes: operational, investing or financial driven?
  • Using goal seek will improve your cash flow position.
1:00 Lunch

2.00 MODULE 4: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (SIMULATION EXERCISES)
Objective: How much resources needed (e.g. capital) to hit the sales budget 2018
  • Will show you how to manage your inventory, debtors & suppliers
3.45 MODULE 5: FINANCIAL RATIOS ANALYSIS (SIMULATION ON REAL LISTED COMPANIES CASE STUDIES)
Objective: You will understand how to reading the financial ratios
  • Liquidity
  • Solvency
  • Efficiency
  • Profitability
  • Asset Management
5:00 End of Day 1
DAY 2
9:00 MODULE 6: BURNING ISSUES IN FINANCIAL MATTERS
Objective: Consultancy approach using strategic management framework – planning, execution & evaluation approach for problem solving. Issues are as follows:
  • Manpower issues
  • Budget Constraint
  • Lots of payment for overtime
  • High maintenance cost
  • etc.
10.45 Module 7: INVESTMENT APPRAISAL (Simulation Case Study)
Objective: Based on capex, sales, cost of sales assumptions, you will know how to calculate working capital, weighted average cost of capital and decide whether to proceed or reject your proposal or project.
  • Will learn how to:
  • Calculate return on investment (ROI),
  • Calculate Payback period, net present value (NPV), internal rate of return (IRR), and payback period
  • Management Game: 15 Min
1:00 Lunch

2.00 Module 8: BUDGETING (Simulation Exercises)
Objective: Will guide you step by step in arriving at the following budget:
  • Sales
  • Cost of sales
  • Gross profit
  • Operation expenses
  • Net profit
  • Using goal seek to hit your profit & cash flow target
5:00 End of Course

 

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Dr. Steven Liew is a fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He has an Asia Pacific Executive MBA (for senior executives) from the National University of Singapore and a PhD. in international finance with Rushmore University of USA.

 

Dr. Liew had worked in private sector companies, ranging from family-run businesses to professionally manage multi-national corporations in South Asia and the ASEAN region. He has accumulated more than 30 years working experience in senior financial & operational management positions spearheading the profitability and growth of companies. He has worked for the MBF Finance & its related group of companies over the 10 years period.

 

He is a registered Trainer with the Government Human Resources Development Berhad (Pembangunan Sumber Manusia Berhad). And he is a GST Tax Consultant and had successfully completed the Custom examination

 

Dr. Steven Liew had conducted various seminars for corporate clientele including Association of Credit Management Malaysia, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Malaysia Institute of Management, Malaysia Institute of Accountants, Institute of Bank Bank Malaysia, Nestle, IQPC Worldwide Pte Ltd, Singapore, Lexis Nexis, Proton Edar Malaysia , Brunei Investment Agency, Small Medium Industries Development Corporation, Asia Business Forum Pte Ltd, Hong Kong, Ministry of Development, Brunei, BICPA Asean Management, Brunei, Risda Group Of Companies, Sales & Marketing Training Forum, Sri Lanka, Giant Retail Sdn Bhd, Telekom Brunei & Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Malaysia, Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam. Continental Tyres, Sime Darby Bhd, Sony Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Perodua Sdn Bhd & Credit Guarantee Corporation (M) Bhd; Fujixerox, SYNERGY RMS PTE LTD, India; UDA Holdings, SPNB, Diners Club, Elk Desa Capital Bhd, Antah Schindler, UCSI & Ministry of Finance; Seccom Sdn Bhd; Bridgestone Chemical Products (M) sdn Bhd; Dialog Group Bhd; SEDCO, KK ; Hosiden Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd; STO Maldives; Indah Water Consortium Sdn Bhd; CPA Australia (M) Sdn Bhd & VMAC Business Group (M) Sdn Bhd, China.

 

He is currently providing management consultancy and training specialising in GST, Forecasting , Fast Closing Monthly, Leadership, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Accounting, Finance, Cost Reduction, Credit Management & Loan Recovery.

 

VENUE DETAILS

Furama Hotel Kuala Lumpur
136, Jalan Changkat Thambi Dollah
55100 Kuala Lumpur
- 55100
Phone :(603) 2788 8888

 

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