Management of Cash Flow & Working Capital
Course End Date:
By the end of this program you will be able to:
• Acquire an understanding of the fundamentals of effective management of cash flow, including the optimization
level of working capital.
• Develop practical experience of how to manage cash flow and optimize working capital to facilitate such delivery in
• Increase personal financial skill levels
• Develop confidence through understanding the major drivers of successful financial performance.
Learn a number of technical skills, all of which lead to the ability to calculate the required figures and implement them
value adding business decisions.
Who Should Attend:
• Members of the treasury departments of companies within the oil and gas, petrochemical, and other industries who have
responsibilities for managing cash flow and working capital.
• Business professionals, strategic and business development planners, and project professionals who wish to refresh their
understanding and enhance their skills in managing and improving cash flow and working capital performance.
• Personnel employed in the banking, insurance and the general financial services sector where the management of cash is of
• Any operational, engineering, commercial, marketing, technical, or financial personnel whose work impacts on cash flow or
working capital, and who wish to develop their expertise in these areas to support their current roles or for career development..
• Accounting for Cash & Performance
A Performance Management Model
The Financial Language
Cash Flow and Working Capital
The 3 Key Financial Statements
Cash Vs Profit
Using financial statement to manage cash and working capital
• Measuring & Improving Performance
The Impact of Inflation on Financial Performance
Measuring Performance: Ratios and KPIs
Benchmarking of Performance
Ratios for cash and working capital management
Basics of working capital management
Credit Risk Management
Financial modeling for cash and working capital management
Spreadsheet modeling and tools and approaches
• Strategic Cash Management
Cash & Cost modeling
The Economic Value Model
The Time Value of Money and Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
The Key Investment Indicators
Defining the Right Base Case, Sensitivity and Risk Analysis
Treatment of Working Capital
Valuing Companies and Acquisitions
Where Does Net Present Value (NPV) Come From?
The Drivers of Value
Learning from Experience and Delivering Project Value
• Optimization of Working Capital
Optimization not Minimization
The Cost of Working Capital
Engaging the Organization
• Final Session
Seminar Summary and Checklists
Cash Budgets & Budgeting
Financial Skills and Further Development