The Seminar is an important training opportunity for non-financial executives, allowing them to become familiar with basic processes and concepts of Financial Operations.

The knowledge it offers reinforces the performance of executives, by developing their skills on:

  • Approaching cost reduction, especially in the area of cost of money
  • Interpreting balance-sheet data, thus being able to analyse competitors’ finances and evaluate suppliers’ financial performance
  • Basic Accounting Department Operations and workflow
  • Use of tools for the reduction of the cost of supplies (i.e. reverse factoring, leasing, etc.)
  • Activity-based product and project contract costing (ABC)
  • Use of tools to evaluate investment decisions
  • Understanding financial reports and indicators, which will allow them to estimate the viability and financial performance of an enterprise.

Course Content

  • Loan types: Which type of loan is suitable for you?
  • Current Bank rates
  • Budgeting and Cash Flow Basics
  • Working capital: What is it and how is it calculated?
  • What is more advantageous, Leasing or a Loan?
  • Factoring: What is it and when should it be preferred?
  • Reverse Factoring: How does it contribute to the reduction of purchases cost?
  • Evaluation methods for Investment decisions
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Checks required to ensure mistake-free publication of financial results
  • Ways of calculating the cost of stock
  • Structure and content of balance sheets
  • Evaluation of balance sheet data
  • Why are assets equal to liabilities?
  • Current assets: What are they?
  • Calculating a business’s net value
  • Calculating a business’s liquidity, cash liquidity, credit to the market and viability
  • What is an Accounting Plan?
  • 1st degree, 2nd degree, 3rd degree and 4th degree accounts
  • Transaction files and account files
  • The basic equation of Accounting
  • General Ledger: What is it?
  • Balance: Definition
  • Fixed and variable cost
  • Cost of goods sold: definition
  • Order costs
  • Storage cost of stock in the warehouse
  • Activity-based Costing (ABC)
  • Flow chart of main accounting operations
  • General Industrial Expenses: What do they include?
  • Identifying potential areas for cost reduction: Calculating the Break-Even Point
  • “How healthy is your company?” Choosing the best indicator to assess your organisation’s overall performance
  • Basic financial performance index numbers
  • Viability index numbers
  • Auditing financial operations

The seminar is addressed to Managing Directors, General Managers and other Executives involved in decision-making.

Seminars material includes:

  • “Basic Economics” manual including Case Studies and solutions (hardcopy)
  • Complete seminar presentation
  • Excel spreadsheets for Financial decision-making
  • Free consultancy services on the seminar topic, for an entire year, available trough our website

Live Online Training
Date: 2021
Venue & Hall: E-learning,
Participation Fee 500 €
Participation Form
Discount analysis:
10% discount for the 2nd participation, and
20% discount for the 3rd and every subsequent.
Participation Fee 500 €
Participation Form
Discount analysis:
10% discount for the 2nd participation, and
20% discount for the 3rd and every subsequent.

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