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CIFP – Certified International Finance Professional

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Course Fees:

د.إ6,700.00

CIFP – Certified International Finance Professional

Categories:

Course Fee

د.إ6,700.00

Course Methodology

The Finance for Non-Finance program, also known as Certified International Finance Professional (CIFP) offers a learning experience that is a compilation of regular theory classes and interactive sessions. Learning methods like presentation, team activities, group discussions and case studies are incorporated into the session with the intention to help the participants familiarize themselves with the concept and adapt them in their professional lives.

Course Objective

The Finance for Non-Finance course is designed to help professionals widen their knowledge in financial and account management. Once you complete the course, you:

  • Familiarize yourself with basic financial statements including the balance sheet, cash flow etc.
  • Learn how to use financial information to manage and assess your company’s or department’s operations
  • Understand how to analyze the financial conditions of your firm
  • Accustom with basic skills in financial planning and budgeting
  • Develop better decision-making skills from a cost management perspective
  • Acquire proficiency in financial markets and cost-controlling
  • Learn to analyze the financial strategies of the organization in a better way
  • Implement a common financial language within the organization to ease the communication process
  • Link organizational profitability to individual actions

Target Audience

All senior-level and mid-senior-level professionals are required to have financial acumen for their roles in the organization.

Target Competencies

  • Key Financial Statements
  • Accounting Concepts
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Drafting financial statements
  • Corporate taxation understanding
  • Ratio Analysis skills
  • Inventory and balance sheet
  • Budgeting and budgetary control
  • Investments & Project Evaluation Methods
  • Understanding of working capital management
  • Overview of cost management and costing techniques

Course Outline

Basic Accounting Concepts

  • The Accounting Process
  • Cash Vs. Mercantile Accounting
  • Accrual Concept
  • Stock Valuation – FIFO Vs. LIFO
  • Types of Accounting
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Cap-ex. vs. Op-ex.
  • Understanding of Depreciation/Amortization
  • Tangible vs. Intangible vs. Capital W-I-P
  • Current vs. Non-current

Introduction to Financial Statements

  • Profit & Loss Account including OCI
  • Balance Sheet and SOCIE
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Notes to Accounts

Financial Statement Analysis

  • P&L Statement Analysis
  • Balance Sheet Analysis
  • Funds Flow Analysis
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Trend Analysis
  • Common Size Analysis

Working Capital Management

  • Concept of Working Capital
  • Managing Inventory and Trade Receivables
  • Managing Trade Payables
  • Budgeting and Working Capital Management

Capital Budgeting

  • Capital Expenditure Evaluation
  • NPV Technique
  • IRR Technique
  • Pay Back Method
  • Risk Analysis

Cost Management and Costing Techniques

  • Cost Concepts
  • Various Costing Methods
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Costing VS Budgeting
  • Strategic Cost Management

Revenue Management

  • Revenue Recognition and possible revenue leakages
  • Revenue VS Trade Receivables
  • Revenue VS Trade Payables
  • Revenue VS Foreign Exchange Management

Introduction to IFRS

  • Introduction to the concept of Accounting Standards
  • Generally applicable IFRS
  • Discussion on Specific IFRS

ACI, American Certification InstituteACI, the American Certification Institute is one of the prominent accreditation bodies in the USA providing various international certifications for professionals across industries. The certification body also provides training, testing and certificate issuance to various relevant business-related courses.

 

Blue Ocean Academy has an exclusive tie-up with ACI to offer the CIFP program in the UAE and other GCC countries. Upon course completion, students receive a Certificate from ACI.

Course Methodology

The Finance for Non-Finance program, also known as Certified International Finance Professional (CIFP) offers a learning experience that is a compilation of regular theory classes and interactive sessions. Learning methods like presentation, team activities, group discussions and case studies are incorporated into the session with the intention to help the participants familiarize themselves with the concept and adapt them in their professional lives.

Course Objective

The Finance for Non-Finance course is designed to help professionals widen their knowledge in financial and account management. Once you complete the course, you:

  • Familiarize yourself with basic financial statements including the balance sheet, cash flow etc.
  • Learn how to use financial information to manage and assess your company’s or department’s operations
  • Understand how to analyze the financial conditions of your firm
  • Accustom with basic skills in financial planning and budgeting
  • Develop better decision-making skills from a cost management perspective
  • Acquire proficiency in financial markets and cost-controlling
  • Learn to analyze the financial strategies of the organization in a better way
  • Implement a common financial language within the organization to ease the communication process
  • Link organizational profitability to individual actions

Target Audience

All senior-level and mid-senior-level professionals are required to have financial acumen for their roles in the organization.

Target Competencies

  • Key Financial Statements
  • Accounting Concepts
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Drafting financial statements
  • Corporate taxation understanding
  • Ratio Analysis skills
  • Inventory and balance sheet
  • Budgeting and budgetary control
  • Investments & Project Evaluation Methods
  • Understanding of working capital management
  • Overview of cost management and costing techniques

Course Outline

Basic Accounting Concepts

  • The Accounting Process
  • Cash Vs. Mercantile Accounting
  • Accrual Concept
  • Stock Valuation – FIFO Vs. LIFO
  • Types of Accounting
  • Revenue Recognition
  • Cap-ex. vs. Op-ex.
  • Understanding of Depreciation/Amortization
  • Tangible vs. Intangible vs. Capital W-I-P
  • Current vs. Non-current

Introduction to Financial Statements

  • Profit & Loss Account including OCI
  • Balance Sheet and SOCIE
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Notes to Accounts

Financial Statement Analysis

  • P&L Statement Analysis
  • Balance Sheet Analysis
  • Funds Flow Analysis
  • Ratio Analysis
  • Trend Analysis
  • Common Size Analysis

Working Capital Management

  • Concept of Working Capital
  • Managing Inventory and Trade Receivables
  • Managing Trade Payables
  • Budgeting and Working Capital Management

Capital Budgeting

  • Capital Expenditure Evaluation
  • NPV Technique
  • IRR Technique
  • Pay Back Method
  • Risk Analysis

Cost Management and Costing Techniques

  • Cost Concepts
  • Various Costing Methods
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Costing VS Budgeting
  • Strategic Cost Management

Revenue Management

  • Revenue Recognition and possible revenue leakages
  • Revenue VS Trade Receivables
  • Revenue VS Trade Payables
  • Revenue VS Foreign Exchange Management

Introduction to IFRS

  • Introduction to the concept of Accounting Standards
  • Generally applicable IFRS
  • Discussion on Specific IFRS

ACI, American Certification InstituteACI, the American Certification Institute is one of the prominent accreditation bodies in the USA providing various international certifications for professionals across industries. The certification body also provides training, testing and certificate issuance to various relevant business-related courses.

 

Blue Ocean Academy has an exclusive tie-up with ACI to offer the CIFP program in the UAE and other GCC countries. Upon course completion, students receive a Certificate from ACI.