Essentials of Finance for Managers

This seminar is for managers from all areas of a company. They will get a comprehensive, systematic overview of the most important facets of financial management. This seminar is about fundamentals. Participants do not require a high level of knowledge on the subject. 4 days.

Overview

CONCEPT

This 4-day course will give you a comprehensive, systematic and usable overview of the important topics, methods and tools of financial management. Among other things, you will learn about financial statements, ratio-analysis, cash flow, financing, budgeting, how to calculate investments and assessing performance. Parallel to these, we will also show you the limits of financial concepts, because a purely financial approach alone will not make a business make the right decisions.

WHO SHOULD TAKE PART

  • Managers, company staff and specialists from all areas of the business
  • Heads of profit centers, business units or cost centers
  • Junior managers with potential to move up
  • Area and departmental heads who want to learn the tools and concepts of finance, so they can handle certain tasks more effectively
  • Future corporate leaders who want to be competent colleagues for specialists from the finance and controlling department

AREAS OF FOCUS

The Fundamentals of Financial Management

  • Finance and accounting – what you must know
  • Elements making up a profitable business
  • Business ideas and business models
  • Basic concepts for structuring revenue and expenditures
  • Planned benchmark figures, planned profit
  • The break-even concept

Financial Excellence

  • High profitability
  • Sustainable increase in corporate value
  • Healthy financing
  • Provisions for ensuring liquidity
  • Sound capital resources
  • Appropriate cost flexibility
  • Achieving the strategic cost positioning you wanted

Investments, Capital Expenditures and Profitability

  • Capital intensity and the cost of capital
  • Leveraging return on equity
  • How to manage capital intensity

Achieving Financial Objectives – Measures and Programs of Action:

  • Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT)
  • Return on sales (ROS)
  • Return on capital employed (ROCE)
  • Discounted cash flow (DCF)
  • Economic value added (EVA) and others

Controlling  and Evaluating Performance

  • Financial controlling as a management task
  • Understanding, and being able to use,  performance evaluations
  • Working together with controllers and financial specialists
Key details

ZE4337

Language
English
Date
25.09.2017 - 28.09.2017, Davos, CH
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4347

Language
English
Date
18.12.2017 - 21.12.2017, München
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4318

Language
English
Date
29.01.2018 - 01.02.2018, Küsnacht/Zürich
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4328

Language
English
Date
23.04.2018 - 26.04.2018, Steckborn
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4338

Language
English
Date
27.08.2018 - 30.08.2018, Rottach-Egern
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4348

Language
English
Date
24.09.2018 - 27.09.2018, Davos
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)

ZE4358

Language
English
Date
03.12.2018 - 06.12.2018, Luzern
Fees
CHF 3'900.- / EUR 3'600.- Excl. VAT, invoicing in Euro possible (depending on current exchange rate)
Registration
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