MFC™ Master Financial Controller

What topics are covered by the course?

Nature And Objectives Of External Financial Reporting
- The objective of financial reporting
- The regulatory environment
- Strategic role of financial information

Where Has The Profession Gone Astray?
- A look at the Enron disaster
- Its short term ramifications and reactions
- Its long term implications

Reporting Mechanisms And The Operation Of The Financial Markets
- Types of reports
- The relationship between the major financial statements
- The annual report - a more detailed analysis
- Manipulation of accounting reports– creative accounting
- Overview of the financial markets

New Developments In Financial Reporting
- Triple bottom line reporting
- Why is it used and what is the use to stakeholders?

The Changing International Scene In Financial Reporting
- International accounting standards
- What is the impact geographically throughout the world?

Recent Changes To The International Standards
- This session provides an update on the introduction of new standards
- What are the recent changes to the standards?
- What impact are they going to have on the profession?

Cash Flow Statement, Cash Management And Working Capital
- Structure and purpose of the cash flow statement
- Liquidity and solvency issues
- Effective cash management
- Optimizing the investment in working capital
- New emphases on cash, e.g. free cash flow

Financial Statement Analysis
- Risk analysis
- Common size financial statements
- Horizontal analysis
- Trend analysis
- Ratio analysis

Alternative Ways Of Assessing Company Performance And Viability
- Different methods of predicting corporate failure,including the Altman Z Score and Argenti models
- Use of free cash flow as a measure of corporate efficiency
- Looking at the sustainability of organizations to maintain their growth

Business Valuation
- A look at valuation approach and methodology
- Why value a company?
- What are the methods used?

Measuring And Managing Intellectual Capital And Intangible Assets
- Sunrise in the new economy – a look at value shift Identifying intangible assets/ intellectual capital
- The valuation proposition – why valuation is important
- Capital market effects of valuation
- Approaches to valuation
- Evidence in practice – companies that are measuring and reporting intellectual capital – how, why and the benefits conferred.

Who should attend?

This highly practical qualification has been specifically designed for:
- Financial Controllers
- Finance Managers
- Finance Directors
- Accountants
- Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

What will I be able to do on completion?

Benefits of attending this highly interactive 5 day course:
- Successful completion of this course makes you a MFC™ Master Financial Controller. You can use the designation MFC™ on your business card and resume.
- A member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) the International Standards setting authority
- Up to 18 months membership to the IABFM professional body
- Access to the IABFM network and body of information online
- Preferred access to education centers in USA, UK, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Latin America
- Access to the IABFM journal published online Gold Embossed Certificate with your name and designation as
- MIABFM (Member of the International Academy of Business & Financial Management)

How will I be assessed?

Quizzes, attendance, active participation, written exam.

For registration contact:
Agron Kurtishi
Senior Marketing Manager
T +971 (0) 4 447 57 11 ext.654
T +966 (0) 11 464 48 65 ext.654
F +971 (0) 4 447 57 10

Guide Price: 3790USD

Delivery: Classroom
Category: Accounts & Finance »
Duration: 5 Days
Qualification: MFC™ Master Financial Controller

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