Lagos Business School

Accounting and Finance for Non-Finance Managers

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About the course

This programme focuses on the accounting and finance functions, the tasks and responsibilities thereon of the non-finance and non-accounting senior executive or manager; for finance and financial accounting, reporting, and analysis as well as cost reports and information, cost analysis and cost management. The aim is to provide participants with knowledge and skills to understand, prepare and use financial statements and other financial information and reports; both for reporting to investors and for internal use by executives in management decision making, planning, controlling and evaluating the business performance.

The format of this one-week programme has been designed recognising the participant's busy schedule, especially for those attending from out of Lagos. Learning is without group or peer pressure, as all participants (peers occupying similar positions in their companies) have no prior knowledge or skill in accounting, costing or finance. A small class size is maintained to ensure close faculty attention and foster individual learning.

Programme

  • Introduction to and foundations of financial accounting
  • Corporate financial accounting and financial reporting
  • Business and financial statement reporting and analysis
  • Introduction to and foundations of cost and management accounting
  • Strategic revenue and cost management: cost and revenue analysis & management
  • Budgeting, financial planning, and control
  • Corporate Financial Management
  • Working Capital Financial Management
  • Treasury Financial Management

Key Learning Outcomes

The aim is to provide participants with knowledge and skills to read, understand, and prepare and use financial statements and other financial information and reports, both for reporting to investors and for internal use by executives in management decision making, planning, controlling and evaluating the business performance.

Who should attend

Senior executives, company directors, owner managers, senior executives/managers and other professionals without accounting and finance knowledge or skills, who need to make informed use of corporate financial statements and managerial accounting reports or information as well as business finance decisions.

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Akintola Owolabi

Dr. Owolabi teaches, undertakes research and consults in areas which include financial modeling, corporate financial accounting, strategic cost management, taxation and environmental accounting. Having studied electronic/electrical engineering at Obafemi Awolowo University where he graduated wit...

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Kayode Omoregie

Кayode is a Faculty in finance and strategy at the Lagos Business School. He was formerly the Academic Director of the International Management Programme (IMP), inaugural chairman of the Assurance of Learning (AOL), Committee and deputy chairman of the Curriculum Development and Assurance of Lear...

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