Oxford Management Centre

Financial Analysis, Planning & Control

Available dates

Dec 9—13, 2019
5 days
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jan 20—24, 2020
5 days
London, United Kingdom
Apr 20—24, 2020
5 days
London, United Kingdom
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About the course

The question of how to analyse company's financials, effective planning and control has been critical to various stakeholders and yet controversial. This training seminar provides an insight into the key elements of financial analysis, planning and control. Seminar participants will improve their financial analysis skills, able to ask the relevant financial questions, assess the real risks facing organisations and shareholders. By attending the seminar, you will feel more confident in planning, commenting on the performance and financial health of the organisation. The ability to analyse the financial and risk aspects of the organisations requires technical knowledge and expertise. This Oxford seminar is designed to provide the delegates sufficient skills, knowledge and expertise using theory, interactive examples, case studies and relevant techniques.

Seminar Objective

By the end of the seminar the delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the Use and Importance of Financial Statements
  • Tools and Techniques of Financial Analysis useful in Decision Making
  • The Use of the budgetary and Control Techniques
  • Standards, Flexed Budgets and Variance Analysis
  • How to use Variance Analysis Results to Improve Operational Performance
  • The Application of Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Methods
  • Effective Analysis of Capital Investment Projects using Various Techniques
  • How Corporate Value and Shareholder Value are Enhanced
  • Why Corporate Restructuring through Mergers and Acquisitions is Important

Seminar Outline

The Oxford seminar will cover a range of topics, the following are the key topics:

  • Corporate Value and Shareholder Value
  • The Agency Problem and Corporate Governance
  • The Context of Financial Analysis and Decision-Making
  • Ratio Analysis and Business Performance
  • Economic Value Added (EVA) and Predicting Financial Distress
  • Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
  • Cash Forecasts and Cash Budgets and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • Modified Internal Rate of Return (MIRR)
  • Business Valuation
  • Business Restructuring and Reorganisations

Who should attend

  • Financial Officers, Controllers, and Accountants
  • Treasurers, Corporate Planning and Business Development Professionals
  • Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Managers from any other non-financial areas willing to understand the financial aspects of Analysis, Planning, and Control
  • Middle and Junior Management as a useful element in their career advancement

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