Strategic Financial Management

  • Course Details:

    Ref: FSM1 Length: 1 Week
    Location: London Price: £2990 excl. VAT

Introduction

The Strategic Financial Management intensive one week course picks up on the more advanced aspects of financial management to further develop the skills and confidence to manage the strategic aspects of finance.

Who should attend

This intensive The Strategic Financial Management course is ideal for managers with financial responsibility or seeking a refresher in analysis – including financial analysts, accountants, project managers, budget analysts, vice presidents of finance, controllers and treasurers.

Course Content

Introduction to Accounts  

  • Why are accounts needed?
  • Key conventions and rules
  • Financial accounts
  • Management accounts
  • Analysing key financial statements

Strategic analysis of financial performance

  • Ratio analysis
  • The “Weinstock” performance ratios
  • Competitor analysis
  • Benchmarking

Analysing the cost structure

  • Different types of cost – fixed, variable
  • Marginal costing
  • Full costing
  • Cost drivers and activity based costing
  • Breakeven and contribution analysis
  • Margin analysis

Cash flow and working capital control

  • The cash flow cycle-Measures of solvency
  • Capital investment budgeting

Financial control of the business

  • The whole company budget process
  • Integrating forecasting planning and budgeting
  • Driving performance improvement through the budget
  • Setting appropriate KPI’s-Performance review process
  • Multi year budgeting

Pricing issues

  • Price differentiation
  • The supply and demand relationship
  • The significance of volume and the experience curve
  • Continuous improvement
  • Dealing with competition
  • Investment appraisal
  • Cash versus profit measures
  • Forms of appraisal
  • payback, DCF, IRR-Allocating scarce funds

Funding growth

  • Sources of additional funds
  • The significance of gearing

Financial risk assessment and management

Learning Outcome

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

  • Understand the limitations of traditional accounting models in an increasingly dynamic and fast changing world
  • Contribute more effectively to corporate strategy by taking a more proactive and forward looking approach
  • React to conditions of rapid change through enhanced awareness, anticipation and adaptation
  • Understand and use alternative expressions of profit that start with a recognition of the impact on cash flow of the various stakeholders in a company
  • Monitor the success of projects, strategies and even total businesses by articulating NPVs over time
  • Be more confident in decision making and dealing with accountants and other specialists
  • Assess the strategic financial performance of the company and compare it with that of competitors
  • Understand the significance of cash flow and working capital management
  • Understand the concepts of strategic price setting
  • Understand how strategic financial management fits together in an integrative model

Want to make an enquiry on Strategic Financial Management Training Course?

Please call us on +44 (0) 207 112 4846, email us at training@boc-uk.com or complete our on-line form below.

Small Classes

With small class sizes, much more individual attention can be given to each delegate.

Competitive Pricing

We believe our prices are very competitive and our quality is second to none.

Friendly Staff

Our friendly Customer Support team is here to help you with every step of the way to make your BOC experience comfortable and welcoming.

WAYS TO REGISTER FOR OPEN FINANCE TRAINING COURSES

Course registrations can be made via our website either from individual course pages or through our booking page.

Alternatively, you can download and complete course application form and send via email: training@boc-uk.com or        fax: +44 (0) 207 112 4845 Call: +44 (0) 207 112 4846

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Why Choose BOC?

Commitment to Quality

We strive to provide the best service possible, with the highest regards to quality and professionalism.

Different trainers every day

Each day we have different trainers to maximise the experience sharing.

Kindle for every BOC Delegate

to promote paper free environment, we are giving Kindle Fire to our delegates instead of the course binder.

Luxury Course Venue

All our Training Courses take place at the luxury 4-5 Star hotels located in central London

Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the programme participants will receive a certificate of achievement.

FREE On-going Support

Each delegate receives unlimited support from the trainers after they attended the course with us.

TAILORED MADE / IN-HOUSE MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSES

All of our open courses can also be run as bespoke courses, tailored to your organisation's specific needs and requirements. Our Tailored Management Training comes in many formats from one-to-one through to fully customised company wide programmes.

To find out more email: training@boc-uk.com or call us on +44 (0) 207 112 4846

ONE TO ONE COACHING & MENTORING

All of BOC open courses can also be run as One to One Training Sessions, where delegate gets a dedicated trainer for their specific learning requirements. This mode of training is highly preferred by those who need undivided attention of the instructor for a fulfilling learning experience. The courses can be tailored to suit the individual needs of the organisation and the delegate.

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