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Financial Management Skills for Managers

Programme Overview

Financial Management Skills for Managers provides participants with the understanding of the core financial aspect for business. The programme empowers participants in making decisions based on financial analysis on the future of their business and to assess the impact of past decisions that were taken. This programme also helps officers with non-financial accounting background to understand the basic elements of financial statements, and what they need to know when reviewing the financials of a company.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basic elements of financial accounting and the standards;
  • Review financials statements of a company;
  • Elaborate the importance of accounting and financial reporting in communicating business results;
  • Describe various financial analysis tools apply in analysing financial status of an organisation; and
  • Analyse financial information presented in financial statements for making business decision.

Who Should Attend

This course is suited for:

  • Officers
  • Managers
  • Senior Managers
  • Executive Directors of the institution



Programme Outline

Modules Programme Description
Topic 1 Fundamental of Financial Accounting and Financial Reporting
i. The Need for Financial Reporting & Auditing
Accounting Assumptions
i. IFRS Standards for public listed companies and financial institutions
Topic 2 Presentation of Financial Statements
i. Statement of Financial Position
ii. Income Statement
iii. Cash Flow Statement
iv. Statement of Changes in Equity
v. Notes to the Accounts
i. Analyse Presentation of Statement of Financial Position, Income Statement, and Cash
Flow Statement
ii. Appraise the Sequence of Preparation of Financial Statements & Their
iii. Accounting Equation
iv. Analyse the Effect of CAPEX & OPEX on Financial Statements
Topic 3 Financial Analysis Tools
i. Vertical Analysis, Horizontal Analysis and Ratio Analysis
Topic 4 Role of Auditors and Audit Process
i. Planning (Survey or Preliminary Review)
ii. Fieldwork
iii. Audit Report
Topic 5 Corporate Governance
i. Key Mechanisms
ii. Internal Control Mechanisms (COSO)
iii. Line of Defenses
Topic 6 Costing
i. Variable costs, fixed costs and mixed costs
ii. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
Topic  7 Budgetary Planning
i. Basic of budgeting
ii. Strategic planning
iii. The practice of budgeting

Programme Delivery

Date Time
24 – 25 October 2022  8:30 am – 12:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Your Investment

Categories Stakeholder Non-stakeholder
Early Bird

(Register by 30 Sept 2022)

$1100.00 (80% SBS) $1260.00
Programme Fee $1100.00 (20% SBS) $1400.00


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