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FNB 140 - Investment and Treasury Procedures Management (10 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
FNB 140 19 February 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 18 March 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 15 April 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 13 May 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 03 June 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 08 July 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 05 August 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 30 September 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 28 October 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 25 November 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
FNB 140 23 December 2024 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The investment management system is complex, with interrelated cycles spanning months or years. The investment life cycle is made up of four phases: think, plan, do and review. Together these create an ongoing dynamic as ideas are tested, refined and adopted or discarded within an agency and across government. Each phase has different implications for agencies and decision makers. This comprehensive program will examines the financial management functions involved in treasury management. 

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the roles, responsibilities, tools and strategies associated with treasury management
  • Enhancing financial management skills in terms of managing assets and liabilities liquidity issues
  • Discuss the various types of risks associated with global organizations
  • Examine the nature, risk and utilization of financial derivatives in addressing financial risks
  • Understand the basic concepts of cash management 

Who Should Attend?

  • Treasury, Finance & Accounting Professionals
  • Professionals in management support roles
  • Non-Treasury professionals who regularly interact with the treasury department
  • Those who seek to derive a greater understanding of the treasury function

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Corporate Treasury Today
  • Risk Management in treasury
  • Funding the operating cycle
  • Organisation and structure of treasury in MNCs
  • Centralising treasury functions
  • Treasury in an ERP world
  • Passive or active treasury models
  • Risk, Funding & Exposures
  • Identifying exposures and strategies to manage them
  • Categories of Financial Risk
  • Hedging 
  • Risk models – VAR

Day 2

  • Funding, Yield Curves, Fair Value Accounting
  • Managing to the yield curve
  • Implied future LIBOR rates from yield curve
  • Matching duration of funding to cashflow
  • Fair value accounting for IRS and other derivatives
  • Impact of tenor on cost of funds and investment returns
  • Treasury Centralization and structures
  • Outsourcing treasury functions
  • Typical treasury structures
  • Passive or active treasury processes
  • Centralizing exposure management – intercompany FX

Day 3

  • Optimizing Global Liquidity Management
  • Summary of Notional pooling vs Target Balancing
  • Documentation for notional pooling
  • Understanding cross-border rules and impact in cash concentration
  • Cross-currency pooling structures – Interest Optimization
  • Interest Enhancement Opportunities
  • Multi-bank concentration structures
  • Leveraging trapped liquidity
  • Hybrid structures combining cash concentration with notional pooling
  • Creating a global liquidity structure
  • Generating active or passive income
  • Impact of IAS 39 and Basel II/III
  • Tax Efficient Structures

Day 4

  • Working Capital and Commercial Flows
  • Cash Management efficiency techniques
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital
  • Intermediating Commercial Flows, Payments Factories and Shared Services
  • The business case for shared services
  • Benchmarking SSC processes
  • Centralizing vs Outsourcing
  • Creating efficient accounts payable processes
  • Role of ERP systems in commercial flows
  • Using commercial cards and p-cards for procurement and T&E
  • Integration with procurement systems and platforms
  • Techniques for Commercial Flows

Day 5

  • Domestic Payments
  • Changing payments infrastructure
  • Specialised local instruments
  • International Payments
  • SWIFT and International money movement
  • Using intermediary or correspondent banks
  • Serial Payments vs Pay Direct with Cover
  • Regional Payment systems
  • Using BICs, IBANs and UIDs
  • Currency check collections and bankers drafts
  • Letters of Credit and Documentary collections
  • Account Structure for Commercial & Treasury Flows

Day 6

  • The Evolving Regulatory and Governance/Risk Frameworks
  • Compliance – AML and KYC procedures for banks and treasurers
  • EMIR and Dodd Frank reporting
  • Intercompany loan pricing considerations
  • Principles of Working Capital & Cash Management Efficiency
  • Order to Cash and Purchase to Pay cycles
  • Eliminating cash cycle times
  • Automation of receivables matching
  • Electronic bill presentment and payments
  • E-invoicing and dispute management

Day 7

  • Supply Chain Financing
  • The financial supply chain
  • P&L vs balance sheet management
  • Measures of working capital performance
  • Supplier financing programs
  • Achieving off-balance sheet financing
  • Accounting implications of receivables finance
  • Electronic solutions and technology developments
  • Documentation and logistics

Day 8

  • Building Treasury Dashboards with Business Intelligence
  • Key reporting components, KPIs, KRIs and KLIs
  • Data visualization and charts
  • Data warehouse, data layer, analytical model
  • Including data from ERP, Excel models, rates services
  • Delivery on mobile, tablet and PC
  • Commonly used reporting platforms
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Direct vs Indirect method
  • Statistical vs Items level forecasting
  • Models for Cash Forecasting (Miller-Orr, Baumol)
  • Separating Payables and Receivables
  • ERP Bank reconciliation

Day 9

  • Leveraging an ERP for Treasury
  • Cash management and cash forecasting modules
  • Integrating In-House Cash modules
  • Role of treasury in ERP process definition
  • Implementing receivables matching in ERP
  • Aligning ERP with Treasury
  • ERP Deployment and new business models
  • Technology Platforms for Payments Factories
  • Payments Factory as an alternative to ERP
  • Treasury Technology
  • Web based FX trading
  • Treasury functionality within ERP systems
  • Selection, implementation and integration of treasury management systems
  • Benchmarking your system

Day 10

  • Banking Systems & Corporate SWIFT
  • Corporate access to SWIFT – MA-CUGs and SCORE
  • SWIFT FileACT and FIN
  • SWIFT Bureau, SWIFT Alliance Lite 2, or direct connection
  • Control, contingency and security
  • ISO20022 vs EDIFACT, ANSI, iDoc
  • SAP Financial Services Network (FSN)
  • eBAM, SWIFT 3Skey and Reference Data
  • Fraud and CyberCrime
  • Phishing, spoofing and social engineering
  • Hardening systems and firewalls
  • Encryption and authentication controls
  • Recovery plan from a cyber attack
  • Critical requirements for multinational corporates
  • The International RFP process