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Finance for Non-Finance Executives

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Duration: 3 days
Timings: 1000hrs -1730hrs
Dates: June 28- 30, 2022
Programme Director: Prof. Vandana Bhama, Prof. Vikas Pandey , Prof. Gaurav Gupta
Mode: Online/Offline
Fees: (Online) Rs.12000 Plus GST @18%
(Classroom) Rs.24000 Plus GST @18%
(Residential) Rs.36000 Plus GST @18%

Programme Introduction:

This programme is about financial prudence-about knowing what the number really means in business. It is specially designed for the business executives who need to understand what is happening in their respective organizations from a financial and decision making perspective. It provides the financial knowledge functional managers require in running the business efficiently and effectively.

Programme objectives:

  • Giving an insight into the fundamentals of accounting and finance
  • To facilitate the participants in grasping the finance jargons and understand the meaning and relevance and its application in their day to day working.
  • Developing capabilities for using financial prudence in making day to day operational decisions
  • To enable the participants to have a thorough understanding and analysis of the important financial statements of a company such as profit and loss account, balance sheet and cash flow
  • To inspire the participants to imbibe a thorough understanding of how their decisions impact the top and bottom line of their organization and thereby their departments.
  • To help participants in identifying value implications of decision alternatives and help them in making decisions

Programme Contents:

  • Relevance of financial prudence for functional managers
  • Basic concepts of financial and management accounting
  • Understanding basics of financial statements in general and through latest annual report of a listed company in particular: Balance sheet basics, Income statement and Cash flow statement basics
  • Role of company’s cash flows and profitability
  • Financial ratio analysis
  • Fundamentals of costing and capital budgeting, from decision making perspective
  • Interpretation of economic and financial news
  • Working capital management
  • Financial markets and financial instruments

Programme Methodology:

The course uses participative discussion, cases and practical assignments to achieve the learning objective. Participants are encouraged to share their experience which they have faced within finance domain.

Target Organizations/ Target Participants:

This is a “fundamental” programme specially designed for:

  • Junior and Middle Level Managers of any functional area
  • Heads of Divisions / Functions and Owner Managers/ any Executives.
  • Managers who wish to update their knowledge on basics of Finance and Accounts.

No prior knowledge or background in finance/ accounting required.

Programme Director

Prof. Vandana Bhama: Ph.D (Finance), Department of Management Studies, IIT Delhi; MBA (Finance).

Brief description of Experience: : Dr. Vandana is working as an assistant professor in the area of finance & accounting at FORE School of Management. She is an alumni of IIT Delhi. She has published her research work in some leading journals like International Journal of Managerial Finance (Emerald), IIMB Management Review (Elsevier), Journal of Emerging Market Finance (Sage), Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, MDI’s Vision and IUP Journal of Applied Finance. She has also presented her research work in international and national conferences. A few named are Economics and Finance Conference, London, UK and Fourth India Finance Conference, IIM Bangalore. She has attended MDP on ‘Executive Development Program on Applied Financial Risk Management’ from IIM Kashipur and another online program on Equity Valuation and Financial Modelling. She has been awarded scholarships and certificates for securing high positions in her academic background.

Prof. Vikas Pandey: FPM Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (Finance and Accounting), MBA, ICFAI Business School Hyderabad, B. Tech (Textile Technology) Government Central Textile Institute Kanpur.

Brief description of Experience: He has worked for one and half years at IIM Jammu as an Assistant Professor in the area of Finance and Accounting. Earlier to that, he was associated with the School of Management & Entrepreneurship at Shiv Nadar University. He also has professional experience of more than seven years in accounting and financial reporting of hedge funds and private equity funds.

Prof. Gaurav Gupta: PhD, IIT Kharagpur; CFA, ICFAI University, Tripura.

Brief description of Experience: He has worked for approximately 2 years at VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore as an Assistant Professor of Finance and Accounting. He has presented his research papers at many prestigious international and domestic finance conferences. He has published research papers in the area of corporate finance in the reputed national and international journals. He has organized management conclave for students on Investment Analysis.

Corporate Group Discount:

One complimentary nomination for every group of three nominations from the same organization, i.e., 3+1 participants for the fee of 3 participants.

For registration/enquiries , please mail to or call at 011-26856301/+ 91 9166085159/ +91 9810875278/ + 91 7976445970

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