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FNB 130 - Finance for Non-Financial Officers, Reporting and Business Writing (10 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
FNB 130 24 June 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 15 July 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 12 August 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 09 September 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 07 October 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 04 November 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 130 02 December 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course provides participants with a basic understanding of financial management. It demonstrates how to read and understand key elements of financial statements and reports, such as balance sheets, income statements and cash flow statements. They also learn how to apply basic financial and accounting principles to budget preparation and analysis.

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the goals of financial management
  • Defining key accounting concepts
  • Recognizing the use and characteristics of a balance sheet
  • Recognizing the use and characteristics of an income statement
  • Identifying a cash flow statement and how to use it
  • Identifying the importance and characteristics of an audit and that of its primary documentation
  • Defining double entry bookkeeping concepts in relation to the accounting equation
  • Comparing the functions and contents of a ledger and a journal
  • Identifying the different types of budgets
  • Describing the elements necessary to prepare a basic budget
  • Identifying specific tools for analyzing and benchmarking financial information
  • Discussing the time value of money

Who Should Attend?

  • Human Resources officials
  • Team leaders
  • Project officers
  • Managers
  • Those who aspire to be more financially aware

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Definition of financial management
  • Goals of financial management
  • Definition of profitability and viability
  • Definitions of key accounting terms

Day 2

  • Generally accepted accounting principles
  • The audit, including the management letter and auditor's report
  • Elements of a budget
  • Using a budget to overall improvement of the company 
  • Preparing a budget
  • Break-even analysis
  • Reading, understanding, organizing and using departmental budgets

Day 3

  • Balance sheet
  • Income statement
  • Statement of cash flows
  • Notes to financial statements

Day 4

  • Key concepts
  • Recording financial events in journals and ledgers
  • Using financial information to improve financial and non-financial process

Day 5

  • Summary of total process
  • Application of concepts and formulas
  • Basic financial ratio analysis
  • Time value of money
  • Preparation of auditing procedures
  • Planning and publishing the audit schedule

Day 6

  • Monitoring and evaluation methods
  • Basic quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques
  • Bias in data collection: definition, sources and control
  • Data processing: analysis, interpret and presentation of routine program data
  • Structure of a technical report: understanding observation, interpretation, conclusion and recommendation

Day 7

  • Community development and projects funding
  • Funding requirements
  • Project finance
  • Capital budgeting and investment appraisal
  • Donor policies and procedures
  • Complying with donor procedures
  • Expenditure prioritization
  • Disbursement methods

Day 8

  • Purpose of business writing
  • Advantages and disadvantages of written communication
  • Elements to consider Bbefore writing a business Ddocument
  • Grammar and language in business writing
  • Principles of formal style 

Day 9

  • Different types of business communication
  • Email writing reporting
  • Other docuemtns 
  • Opening 
  • Body of the text 
  • Conclusion 

Day 10

  • Reporting
  • Periodic reports
  • Project Management reports
  • Financial reporting (Periodic Requirements)
  • Action Planning