MBA in Finance & Accounting

Paris




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Course overview

Financing is a core process/function in a business that needs executive focus. Bookkeeping is the language of service; understanding and using this language to your company, as a whole, stays the solitary most beneficial capability of management. Prepare yourself by improving your skills in determining the best techniques in money and accounting.

Program Goals of MBA in Money & Accountancy

  • Handle and inspire individuals more effectively
  • Understand and also successfully use strategic planning strategies
  • Make use of the Baldrige efficiency standards as a requirement of excellence and ideal for your organisation
  • Focus on genuine firms and their money function and also audit procedures to reveal individuals which aspects have attained finest practices standing
  • Eliminate a lot of the mystique connected with the administration of financing and also accounting
  • Concentrate on tough yourself to come to be the tactical economic leader of the organisation
  • Prepare yourself for future obligations by analyzing ideal methods in these vital functions/processes


Day 1
Getting started with best practices in finance and accounting

  • The role of financial management – CFO, Treasurer, and Controller

  • The role of functional management with respect to financial management

  • The basic financial statements and their articulation

  • Evaluating performance and why ROI/ROCE is still a good place to start

  • Competitive perspectives related to financial statements

  • Best practices in preparing, presenting, and populating financial statements

  • Identifying key success factors in industry sectors

  • Deriving lessons learned



Day 9
Negotiating for results

  • Gaining insight into the negotiating process

  • Characteristics of an effective negotiator

  • Developing negotiating strategies

  • Employing persuasive negotiation techniques

  • Achieving the benefits of effective negotiating

  • Negotiation exercises



Day 8
Strategic Planning

  • Analyzing the strategic planning process

  • Achieving competitive advantage

  • Utilizing dynamic swot analysis

  • Focusing on vision and mission

  • The importance of contingency planning

  • Examples of strategic success and failure



Day 7
Leading Teams

  • Obtaining the benefits of teamwork

  • Characteristics of ineffective teams

  • Characteristics of effective teams

  • Managing conflict in a productive manner

  • Understanding team member styles

  • Creating a virtual team



Day 6
People management

  • The importance of sociotechnical management

  • Techniques for effective communication

  • Motivating for results

  • Enhancing your coaching skills

  • Empowering employees for improved performance

  • Characteristics of a successful manager



Day 5
Best practices in net present value thinking and next-generation financial modeling

  • Best practices in NPV as the ultimate decision criterion

  • Benchmarking the use of real options as a next-generation best practice

  • Presenting and communicating to executive audiences the best practices in finance and accounting

  • Demonstrating next-generation model building

  • Challenging the finance function with regards to best practices

  • What applications of lessons learned in Mastering Finance and Accounting are applicable to your company and in your markets

  • What personal learning plans have been made to enable you to continue mastering Finance and Accounting



Day 4
Best practices in industry / financial analysis and balancing the scorecard

  • Best practices in asking financial managers to guide the understanding of a sector with ratios and other financial statements

  • Benchmarking treasury management – cash, FOREX, working capital, and CAPEX

  • Best practices in controllership – planning, control, costing, and profitability

  • Benchmarking value creation from the controllership function

  • Finding best practices in non-financial inputs to financial statements

  • Activity-based costing, time-based costing, and competence-based costing and financial analysis

  • Where financial management fits into the balanced scorecard

  • Deriving lessons learned



Day 3
Best practices in annual reports, footnotes, and corporate governance

  • Best practices in annual reports using IFRS, or other standards

  • Role of exchange commissions and social policy

  • Best practices in reconciling accounting standards and reporting

  • Best practices in examining corporate governance and shareholder value as well as stakeholder value

  • Benchmarking external reviews, industry reports, and analyst reports

  • Best practices in boards of directors and their move to financial literacy

  • Benchmarking shareholder value measures

  • Deriving lessons learned



Day 2
Best practices in early review and projections of strategy via financial statements

  • Short-term success evaluations process and measures

  • Weak signals for future strategic adjustments

  • Buy, sell, or hold investments

  • Best practices in financial review compared to targets and expectations

  • Financial performance measurement systems

  • Best practices in finding and using key accounting assumptions

  • Compare business system to financial results

  • Deriving lessons learned



Day 10
Operational Excellence

  • The Malcolm Baldrige quality award-standard of excellence

  • Lessons from the best-performing companies

  • Benchmarking your operation against the best

  • Creating employee commitment

  • Managing continuous improvement

  • Creating the high-performance organization

  • Certificate Ceremony

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