Develop the skills necessary to evaluate business plans with confidence and contribute more effectively to boardroom discussion.
~~This module will be beneficial for all board directors (both executives and non-executives), senior leaders or senior managers aspiring to a board role, those based in SMEs or large organisations, in the private, third or public sectors, who are not financial or accounting professionals.
~During this module we will demystify the world of finance, giving you an understanding of key financial concepts and terminology, as well as the skills and knowledge required to assess the financial health of an organization in the context of its strategic objectives, evaluate business plans with confidence, question financial information and contribute more effectively to boardroom decision-making.
~ By attending this module you will gain the knowledge and skills to:-
~~ Evaluate the director's role and responsibilities in relation to finance, and the relationship between financial and corporate strategies
~~~ Understand common financial statements, how they relate to each other and are affected by business decissions
~~~ Explain how to use financal ratios, and interpret accounts in order to assess the financial health of an organization
~~~ Outline ways of ensuring that management reporting is effective in enabling the organization's strategy to be achieved
~~~ Understand the key factors to consider in relation to funding requirements and possible funding options
-- This course includes additional self-directed online resources for learning consolidation and revision available in the IoD Academy.
~~Cost: $2,600.00 for IoD members and $3,100.00 for IoD non members ~~
*NOTE: Qualified accountant may apply for exemption fron this module in the Certificate in Company Direction program. Send your request to: email@example.com ~~
~~The following is additional information regarding the IoD's cancellation policy.~~
~~CANCELLATION: Refunds will be granted upon receipt of written (email) notification of cancellation up to 45 days before the course start date. We regret that cancellation requests received ater the specified date cannot be refunded and fees are not transferrable to other courses.
However, the IoD at its own discretion may review exceptional circumstances and vary this policy on a case by case basis (in which case a minimum $100 cancellation fee would apply).
Please note that refunds to American Express cards will incur a 4.5% deduction, this represents the non-refundable fee charged to the BII and we regret that this fee must be passed on to registrants.
COURSE CHANGE REQUESTS - Course change requests occur when the same person transfers from one course to another, subject to availability, and cannot be guaranteed. Course change requests must be made before the cancellation deadline. A minimum transfer fee of $50 will apply.
NO-SHOWS - 'No-shows' are registrants who do not attend the seminar for which they are registered. No refund- credit, partial or full will be given to No-shows, regardless of the method of payment.