The course provides participants with financial planning skills and participants are required to collect, analyse and synthesise financial planning information to prepare financial planning solutions, and effectively communicate these solutions to the client. There is an emphasis on professional responsibilities of the financial planner both in an ethical and in a compliance sense.

Course Objectives

  • to understand the role and function of management accounting
  • to financially plan for mergers and acquisitions
  • to enhance financial management systems within the organisation
  • to appreciate options and opportunities within capital and debt restructuring
  • to understand the role and impact of the treasury function

Duration – 5 Days

The Role and Function of Management Accounting
Key functions and impacts of management accounting, Management accounting to support internal stakeholders, Management accounting and the overall financial management system, Overcoming challenges within management accounting

Financial Planning for Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Establishing capital requirements for M&A, Sources of funding and their financial evaluation, Capturing the financial benefits of integration, Ensuring effective financial due diligence

Effective Financial Management Systems
Key features and benefits of effective financial management systems, Establishing effective controls, Assuring the audit trail, Effective organisational reporting

Capital and Debt Restructuring
The concept of matched funding, Options and opportunities within capital restructuring, Options and opportunities within debt restructuring, Balancing capital and debt ratios

The Effective Treasury Function
The role and impact of the Treasury function, Overview of financial instrument usage within Treasury, Market & geographic risk, Balancing Treasury investment portfolios