Business

Finance for Non-Financials 

Finance for Non-Financials

Program Overview:

Through a combination of presentations, practical exercises and case study analyses the program aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of key financial concepts and instruments, which will raise the level of financial awareness of participants and enable them to use the financial information provided to make better short-term or long-term decisions in managing their businesses.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of the program the trainees will be able to:

  1. Acquire knowledge and usage of ratio analysis in financial and strategic decision making.
  2. Develop the ability to analyze firm performance and identity any weaknesses and warning signals.
  3. Develop a more advanced knowledge of financial concepts in the project appraisal process.
  4. Develop knowledge of the basics of capital budgeting, investment decisions and capital structure.
  5. Understand briefly the concepts of shareholder value, gearing and weighted average cost of capital.
  6. Develop advanced skills in terms of analysis of argument and facts, numeric and decision-making.

Target Audience:

  • Managers and Executives who work in non-finance functions such as sales, marketing, business development, project management, HR, IT, and general management.

Duration:

24 hrs / 4 days

“This program aims to provide participants with key financial concepts and instruments to raise the financial awareness level of participants. To enable them to use the financial information provided to make better informed decisions.”

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Supply Chain Management Professional Certificate 

Program Overview:

This Supply Chain Management Professional Certificate identifies the unique dynamics along the supply chain. The chain involves the flow from the acquisition of raw materials to delivery of finished products to the ultimate users.

It is critical that employees are aware of the activities of sourcing and purchasing, manufacturing including capacity planning, technology solutions, operations management, production scheduling and materials requirement planning (MRP), distribution planning and management of industry warehouse operations, inventory management, transportation, the link with customer service, sales promotion, and marketing activities.

Supply chain management can often be divided into six sections as outlined below and will be addressed in the course.

Program Outcomes:

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Building a Strategic Framework in supply chain
    • Supply Chain Management Types.
    • Different types of Supply Chain Strategies.
    • Stages of SCM Evolution.
    • Supply Chain Performance.
    • The Speed through the Supply Chain.
    • Agile and Lean Supply Chain.
    • Problems in the Supply Chain.
    • Sourcing Suppliers.
  2. Managing Inventories in a Supply Chain
    • Managing economies of scale.
    • The Concept of Lead-Time.
    • Quick Response.
    • Materials Requirement Planning.
    • Economic Order Quantity (EOQ).
    • Mathematical Modelling.
    • Demand Planning.
  3. Planning Demand and Supply
    • Demand Forecasting in a Supply Chain.
    • Aggregate Planning in a Supply Chain.
    • Creating the Logistics Vision.
    • Managing Unpredictable Variability.
    • Purchasing.
    • Purchasing and finding the best Price.
    • Improving your Supply Chain.
    • Benchmarking.
  4. Understand Transportation, Network Design and Information Technology in Supply Chain
    • Determining Optimal Level of Efficiency.
    • Outsourcing verses In-House.
    • Performance issues in Transportation.
    • On-Time Deliveries.
    • Air, Sea, Rail and Road Logistics.
    • The advantages of Air Freight.
    • Technological Innovations in Supply Chain.
    • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
  5. Optimize the Supply Chain Usage
    • Designing the Information System.
    • Focusing on Quality.
    • Adding Value.
    • Case Studies- Supply chain Game.
    • International Sourcing.
    • Implementing your Supply Chain.
    • Fine Tuning your Supply Chain.
    • Managing uncertainty in the Supply Chain.

Target Audience:

  • Those who are working in supply chain management, engineering, planners, purchasers, transportation, marketing, forecasting, suppliers, inventory managers, production, warehousing, company representatives, middle and senior management.

Duration:

60 hrs (Incluiding project)

“The supply chain involves the flow from the acquisition of raw materials to delivery of finished products to the ultimate users. This course introduces the calibres to join the right track.”

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Fundamentals of Project Management  

Program Overview: 

This Foundational course in project management provides professionals with necessary knowledge, tools and skills to successfully manage projects. It gives an overview of the project environment and organization, life cycle, chartering, work breakdown structure, network diagram and critical path, contingency planning, cost estimate and control.
 

Program Objective:

Participants will be able to ...
 
1. Describe the core project management concepts.
2. Describe the relation between projects and organizations.
3. Describe the role and the skills of the project manager.
4. Plan for scope, time and cost.
5. Manage and control project schedule and cost.
6. Plan and manage risk.
 

Program Outcome:

Upon completion of the program the participants will be able to:
 
1. Define projects, project management and project managers.
2. Describe the different project life cycles.
3. Explain the project management processes and knowledge areas.
4. Explore essential skills required to manage a project.
5. Build a Work Breakdown Structure.
6. Plan a project schedule by estimating time, and resources.
7. Calculate float for complex project network diagrams.
8. Create a project budget.
9. Evaluate project performance using earned value management.
10. Identify and manage project risks.
 

Program Outline:

1. Introduction to Project Management
2. The Environment in Which Projects Operate
3. Project Life Cycles
4. The Role of the Project Manager
5. Project Scope Management
     a) Define Scope
     b) Create WBS
6. Project Schedule Management
     a) Define Activities
     b) Sequence Activities
     c) Estimate Activity Durations
     d) Develop and Control Schedule
7. Project Cost Management
     a) Estimate Costs
     b) Determine Budget
     c) Cost Control and Earned Value Management.
8. Project Risk Management
     a) Identify Risks
     b) Perform Risk Analysis
     c) Plan Risk Responses
 

Target Audience:

Project managers, project leaders, project team members, and anyone who is considering a career path in project management and desiring a complete overview of the field.

Duration:

24 hrs / 4 days
 
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Credit Course for Finance and Bankers 

Program Overview: 

Practices of Trade finance, credit administration, banking compressive core cycles need not only theoretical studies, but it needs as well hands on experience that enables the knowledge transfer needed to the raise the capacity of the individuals. 
 
This professional Credit Certificate is needed for every banker and for every stakeholder who works with credit & treasury for decision making.

Program Outcome:

by the end of this professional diploma, attendees will be able to:
 
1. Understand the Basics of Accounting. 
2. Describe Macro, Microeconomics & Industry Analysis. 
3. Describe the Credit Risk Analysis. 
4. Analyze the Financial Ratios. 
5. Analyze Rationales, Cash Flow Statement Analysis and Projections to Take an informed Credit Decision
6. Apply Credit Risk Analysis Structuring. 
7. Comprehend the Cost of Capital. 
8. Use Discounted Cash Flow & different Valuation Methodologies. 
9. Identify Option Pricing, Application in Capital Budgeting, & Corporate Finance.
10. Identify Corporate Funding Alternatives & Financing Strategies. 
11. Identify the International Trade Services, Documentary Credits, and Letters of 
 Guarantee.  
12. Explain Credit Risk Ratings and Discuss How to Manage Credit Risk. 
13. List the Legal Aspects and Regulations of Credit and Finance. 
14. Detect Non-Performing Loans and Discuss How the Bank Handles Them. 
15. Identify Advantages and Limitations of Basel II & III. Implementation 
16. Explain How to Prepare a Credit Report. 
 

Target Audience:

This professional certificate is designed for:
1. Credit department, treasurers, and financial institution employees. 
2. Professionals who are involved in the financial services industry (provider, user, advisor of product/services, marketplace).
 

Evaluation:

Two Trial Desks Where They Will Be Able to Utilize the Different Tools Learnt During the course
 

Duration:

192 Hours/ 24 weeks/6 months
 
 
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