5 Reasons You Need A Business Plan
January 19, 2022
This programme is geared at enhancing working executives' careers. The SEMP is an encapsulated Senior Management Programme for the High Performance Managers and Directors who work in critical roles and need an intensive course to cover the key areas that drive success and profit in business today.
This leading-edge Financial Analysis, Modelling & Forecasting training seminar will focus on the financial analysis and modelling skills that the modern finance professional needs to manage the risks and uncertainties in today’s challenging world, providing high-quality business support to the organization’s key decision-makers.
The Training provides the skills to build world-class standards into your planning, budgeting, performance measurement, and reporting system. The Course will discuss new techniques, explain how they complement the traditional financial planning tools and introduce new concepts for measuring and reporting performance and shareholder wealth creation.
It will also show how to make your budgeting process more cost-effective and motivate managers to "buy-in" to the budget process.
Many Case studies and illustrations of real companies will be used to help delegates understand how to apply different planning, forecasting, and analysis techniques.
About the Special Executive Masters Programme
The MSBM Special Executive Masters Programme is short certificate modules designed for anyone who would benefit from more in-depth business knowledge delivered in a short and intensive Programme. This Programme is suitable for successful professionals or specialists in the private, public or non-profit making sectors that have new management responsibilities and need to quickly expand their management knowledge.
The (SEMP) Programme serves as a refresher course for those who have had their Masters a long time ago and need a quick reminder or as an academic update while it serves as a crash Programme for those very experienced professionals who never made time out for their masters yet they require the academic and practical relevance of this masters’ experience. It is a good Programme for individuals who are newly promoted to the managerial post, the program enables them to acclimatize to the new position as well as help them intake the right decisions.
After attending this course, participants would be able to:
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Day 1: Tools to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century
The Nature and Challenge of Competitive Business
Managing Risk and Uncertainty
Business Planning and Performance Management
Measuring the Key Drivers of Business Success
Financial Models – What they are and how to use them most effectively
Best Practice in Building Financial Models
How to Get the Best Results using Excel
Day 2: Building Models for Financial Statement and Ratio Analysis
The Financial Analysis Tool kit
Building a company Financial Database in Excel
Excel Charting Basics
Analyzing the Cost-Volume-Profit relationship
Understanding the Drivers of Shareholder Value
Modelling and Interpreting Financial Ratios
Using the Model to Improve Business Performance
Day 3: Building Forecasting Models
Understanding the Drivers of Profit and Cash Flow
Designing and Building a Cash Flow Forecast Model
Using Excel’s Built-in Data Analysis Tools
Analyzing Trends in Past Data – moving averages and regression tools
Designing and Building a Sales Forecast Model
Designing and Building a Cost Forecast Model
Avoiding Common Problems in Forecasting
Day 4: Building Models for Capital Investment Decisions
Principles of Capital Investment Decision-making
Building a Model to Calculate Company Cost of Capital
The Time Value of Money and Principles of Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
Understanding and Using Excel’s Built-in DCF Functions
Designing and Building a Capital Investment Appraisal Model
Principles of Business Valuation
Designing and Building a Business Valuation Model
Day 5: Building Models for Managing Risk and Uncertainty
The Impact of Risk on Financial Performance
Identifying the Key Drivers of Financial Performance and Strength
“What if” Forecasts and How They Work
Designing and Building a Financial Statement Forecasting Model
How to Use Excel Goal Seek Tool
Using Excel’s Scenario Manager Tool
Building Rolling Forecast Models in Excel
January 19, 2022