Finance for Decision Makers

Course Code: FS.1
Dates for this course:

20 – 21 March 2017
19 – 20 June 2017
11 – 12 September 2017
11 – 12 December 2017

Subject: Finance for Decision Makers
Course Fee: MYR 4,200


Financial skills are fundamental to any managerial position. This course makes the basics of finance and the interpretation of financial reports accessible to non-financial executives enabling them to identify the financial outcomes of the decisions they make.

Who Should Attend?

  • This program is designed for non-financial executives in every functional area of responsibility in all industries.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will gain a working knowledge of business financials.
  • Learn how to interpret financial statements.
  • Learn how to "think finance” and translate performance into financial terms.
  • Understand the financial impact of the decisions they take in meeting organizational goals.
  • Take the guesswork out of decision-making and deliver improved financial results.

Course Content

Accounting Basics
  • Types of Accounting
  • Purpose of Accounting
  • Value Creation
  • Cash Flow and Profits
Financial Statements
  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Statement of Changes in Equity
  • Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Financial Ratios
Financial Performance
  • Business Model Financials
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Performance Management
  • Financial Metrics
  • IRR, Payback. NPV, ROI
Strategy and Finance
  • Investment Analysis and Decision Making
  • Risk and Return
  • Cost of Capital
  • Financial Structure
  • Shareholder Metrics
  • Portfolio Risk
  • Company Valuation

Contact Form


+60 3 7931 6143