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Finance for Decision-Making Meeds

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

It is an obvious fact that managers should be equipped with working knowledge in finance in order to effectively perform their role by understanding accounting information, as accounting systems generate information that is used by both internal and external stakeholders Having a good understanding of accounting allows managers to communicate with other stakeholders; finance department, bankers, suppliers and even tax authorities and make sure business perspective is included in key decisions such as working capital financing, Budgeting etc.

In this course, you will learn how to read and understand financial statements; balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. Further, you will improve the capability to study business performance through financial statements. Finally, the four fundamental pillars of profitability - asset management, cost management, leverage management and tax management.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to become a manager who is confident while discussing and handling financial matters in day-to-day operations and decision making. Ultimately this will help you as you move forward in your managerial career and take on senior roles.

What you'll learn
  • Read and understand financial statements
  • Financial statement study through Ratio Analysis
  • Plan and control your business and make sound decisions using proper Financial Analysis
  • Requirements

    An overall understanding of business environment is required.

    Course Staff

    M A D S Piumal

    M A D S Piumal (ACMA CGMA)

    Piumal is a Management Accounting professional with over 8 years of experience in Business strategy, Management Reporting, corporate planning, Financial and economic modelling. He currently oversee the Management Reporting and Planning function of a reputed commercial bank in Sri Lanka. He is an Associate memeber of CIMA-UK and earned his MBA from Postgraduate Institute of Management.