Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers



Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers
Budgeting Fundamentals (Budgeting benefits & methods), Managing a Budget (Preparing & Control of a budget)
Event Name: Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers
Presenter(s): Tony Lydall BCom (UNISA)
Event Date: 03 May 2017
Starting Date: 03 May 08:00
Ending Date: 04 May 17:00
Event Type: CPD
Event Theme: Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers
Venue: SAIEE House, 18A Gill Street, Observatory, Johannesburg
Province: Gauteng
Cost: Non-Member R7,735, SAIEE Member R6,235 (incl. tea, lunch, course material)
RSVP From: 10 March 2017
RSVP to: 02 May 2017
Event Contact: Roberto Benites
roberto@saiee.org.za
011-487-9042/064-685-4597
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CPD Details
Activity Number: SAIEE-1810-RV1
Activity Title Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers
Activity Type CPD
Provider SAIEE
Credits 2

Core Financial Management Skills for Engineers



CORE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS FOR ENGINEERS

Overview:


Companies are composed of a number of job roles & varying degrees of responsibility. Some roles are so different that two people within the same company may never come in contact with each other over the entire length of their employment. All employees, though, are working towards the same goal – the financial success of the company. However, individuals cannot be expected to contribute to the financial success of the company. However, individuals cannot be expected to contribute to the financial success of the company unless they understand the principles upon which finance is based. In this course, you will explore the fundamentals of finance and discover how all areas of the company contribute to its financial well-being.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to :

  • *Describe critical aspects of the budgeting process, including budgeting matters & methods of budgeting
  • *Investigate the 3 major components of a budget & the process of managing a budget
  • *Determine the internal & external parties affected by a company’s operations. Examine the cash and accrual based methods of accounting
  • *Thoroughly examine the makeup of an income statement, a balance sheet and a cash flow statement
  • *Use common size financial statements to conduct both a trend evaluation & a competitive evaluation. Also discussed will be financial ratios that offer valuable information about a company’s ability to generate revenue, meet financial obligations and manage debt

*Examine the decision making process when considering potential investments. Explore a number of financial formulas that will assist with the assessment of the value of such investments.

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Presented by:

Tony Lydall
BCom (UNISA)

Tony has completed the van Zyl and Prichard Cobol Programming Certificate and the Institute of Banking Associate Diploma (CAIBSA). He holds an Advanced Communication Certificate from Toastmaster International (TI) and is a director of the Southern African Toastmasters Leadership Institute. He is also a member of the Association of Skill Development Facilitators of SA. Ton focuses on building connections among people & organisations and building people’s organisational skills. He applies the skills & experience developed through his career to empower others to reach their potential.

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