Financial Management, Basic Skills & Concepts

Course Properties

Course date: 05-11-2017
Course End Date: 09-11-2017
Location Sharm El-Sheikh

Course Description:

     •  The knowledge of financial principles is advantageous to managers in virtually every discipline in business.
     •  This course is designed as an introduction to finance and is the primary prerequisite to (Corporate Financial Theory)

        which covers more in-depth math topics.
     •  The content of this course integrates both conceptual and mathematical information.
     •  Cases, comprehensive problems, and current events are analyzed and discussed throughout the course to provide

        students with hands on experience in the use and application of financial tools.
     •  The basic concepts of the time value of money, valuation and rates of return, cost of capital and capital budgeting are covered.
     •  Students will learn how capital markets function, about different types of securities and financing instruments that exist,

         and how to manage cash flow.
     •  Risk, working capital management, leverage, forecasting, and the analysis of financial statements and ratios are given

         particular attention.
     •  This course should provide students with basic financial math skills and an excellent introduction to financial

         management concepts.

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Who Should Attend:

     •  This program is designed for those individuals from all industries who are exposed to the area of planning, budgeting,

         contracting, design, procurement and / or construction of projects.
     •  Also for project and maintenance managers, project engineers, accountants, auditors, cost engineers, estimators,

         schedulers, architects, engineering managers.
     •  Contract administrators, procurement personnel construction and maintenance supervisors, designers and other

         personnel responsible for and working closely with financial and project controls.

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Course Contents:

             •  Goals & current issues of the financial manager
             •  Financial Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
             •  Cash Flow Statements: Creating, analyzing, utilizing
             •  Financial Statement analysis: financial ratios, DuPont system, measuring company performance
             •  Financial planning: developing pro form as (forecasts)


             •  Operating and Financial Leverage: Analyzing tradeoffs & determining optimal balance
             •  Working Capital Management: Financing working capital & optimal plan, term structure of interest rates,
             •  Float, inventory mgmt & EOQ, collection policy & discounts, sources of ST financing
             •  Time Value of Money: Future Value, Present Value, Annuities
             •  Security Valuation & Rates of Return


             •  Cost of Capital/WACC
             •  Project Analysis: Capital Budgeting, Methods of Selecting Capital Projects, Capital Rationing, Impact of
             •  Risk on Capital Budgeting
             •  Capital Markets: exchanges, market efficiency, investment banking, underwriting
             •  Bonds: markets, yields, prices, interest rates


             •  Stock Markets: types of securities, rights of common stockholders, rights offerings
             •  Use of financial calculator for various financial calculations