Finance for Corporate Executives
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Finance for Corporate Executives

by Brevity Professional Training

1,350 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Finance for Corporate Executives

1,350 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Flexible Dates
Dubai - At Your Premise
All Levels
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 75 days upon booking
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Are you a manager, supervisor or an employee interested in improving their understanding of finance? Get insight into how capital is used in business through this finance masterclass!

In this 21-hour (7 sessions x 3 hours), private course, you'll expand your knowledge on the financial aspects of a business and how to best utilize it to help your company grow and succeed. You'll receive the guidance of a qualified instructor who will help you understand the material and show you how to enact it in real-life scenarios.

Learning Objectives:

  • Become proficient in financial language and terminology
  • Gain a strong grasp of best practice corporate financial management, grounded within the context of your everyday decisions
  • Develop the skills to prepare budgets and forecasts for operations and develop models that answer short-run 'what-if' questions
  • Discover how to analyze and benchmark your company’s financial performance
  • Use discounted cash-flow principles and net present value (NPV) techniques to perform successful project appraisals
  • Make informed, valuable contributions to board-level discussions with new expertise and a deeper understanding of financial reports
  • Develop the critical finance skills to accurately identify future problems – and successfully exploit new opportunities

Benefits for your organization:

  • Develop business leaders who can confidently communicate in the language of finance and appreciate its nuances
  • Develop the competency among your non-finance leaders to read and interpret key financial information and how their function contributes to your organization’s financial goals
  • Engage non-finance leaders in a genuine dialogue about financial priorities
  • Develop business leaders who can provide constructive feedback on financial proposals

How the course is structured:

  • Demystifying the main financial statements:
    • During the first two days of this program, we will demystify the main financial statements from a non-finance user’s perspective. You'll build your fluency by learning what key accounting and finance terms mean and how to use them when communicating with key stakeholders and gain a better understanding of how profit and cash generation differ. You'll learn how companies can lawfully manage their profitability through the use of accounting choices and judgments and that, in fact, accounting is not a mere straightforward mathematical exercise
  • Analyzing financial information:
    • In this important session, you'll learn how to analyze financial information, with the aim of identifying the three drivers of financial success, both at an industry and company level. You'll learn about these key financial success drivers, what influences them and how they contribute to success. You'll apply your learning to various company settings to gain an understanding of the drivers of success across different industries and business models
  • Informed decision making:
    • The final day of the program exposes you to managerial accounting and how to evaluate the financial impact of a business case. You'll explore the importance of concepts such as opportunity costs, sunk costs and contribution to articulating your business case. In addition, you'll appreciate how investment decisions are made and learn how to ask value-adding questions and critique the methodologies employed

Course Outline:

  • Overview of Finance
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Sources of Business Finance
  • Cash Vs. Accrual of Finance recognition
  • Overview of Financial Statements:
    • Income statement
    • What it tells you (and doesn’t!)
    • Statement of financial position
    • Balance sheet equation
  • Cash Flow:
    • What are the Inflows and outflows?
    • The critical difference: Cash vs. profit
    • Cash flow preparation
  • Analysis of Financial Statements:
    • Profitability ratios
    • Leverage ratio
    • Liquidity ratio
    • The general interpretation of the ratios
  • Common Sources of Capital:
    • Debt vs Equity
    • The positive and negative sides of debt
    • Cost of debt and equity
  • Time Value of Money:
    • Basic principles of appraisal
    • Popular methods of appraisal: Payback, NPV, IRR Budgeting, and forecasting
    • Budgeted cash flow
    • Master Budget Costing
    • Type of costing methods
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Skill Level:

All Levels


All materials will be provided

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 75 days upon booking

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

  • A participation certificate will be provided after completion of sessions

  • This class can also be studied online. Contact our toll-free number at 800 3337 for more information


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Swagata Mallick
Wed, 22 Feb 2023, 5:58PM
"Great "
Nanssi Akl
Tue, 2 Aug 2022, 2:24PM
Fariborz Amiri
Tue, 21 Feb 2023, 3:17PM
"Great Instructor"