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AAU 170 - Cash Flow Preparation

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AAU 170 14 November 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 170 05 December 2022 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Without sufficient cash flow, a business will most likely fail even if the business has consistent positive monthly net profits.  This course will demonstrate the difference between cash flow and net profit.  The class will also provide participants with a simple tool that will help understand and visualize how profit and cash flow work side by side.

Course Objectives

  • Introducing Cash Flow Statement
  • Preparing Cash Flow Statement
  • Contrasting the direct and indirect methods of calculating net cash flows 
  • Identifying the major classifications of cash flows
  • Identifying sources of information for a statement of cash flows

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial managers
  • Financial controllers
  • Finance department heads, chief financial officers
  • Accounting managers, senior finance officers, accountants
  • Finance staff and analysts 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Format, objectives purpose, and source of statement
  • Concepts to remember
  • Sections of the Statement of Cash Flows
  • Funds Vs Cash
  • Flow of Cash
  • Gathering Basic Documents and Data

Day 2

  • Methods of preparing cash flow statement
  • Indirect Method
  • Direct Method
  • Steps to prepare cash flow statement
  • Income Statement / Current Year
  • Balance sheet / Current Year & Previous Year

Day 3

  • Cash Flow Activities
  • Cash Flow from Operating Activities
  • Operating Vs Non-Operating Items
  • Investment Activities
  • Financing Activities

Day 4

  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Cash Flow Forecasting Challenges
  • Keys to Accurate Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Evaluating and Forecasting
  • Methods for Analysis and Evaluation
  • Techniques, Models, and Conclusion

Day 5

  • Cashflow modelling using Excel
  • Monthly Cash Flows
  • Scenarios
  • Discounted }ash Flow (DSF)
  • Debt Model
  • Capital Structure