Finance Training

The Audit Preparation and Planning training course will ensure that you and your team are adequately prepared for the annual internal or external audit. This will not only assist the auditors, but it will also ensure that everyone has a better understanding of their jobs and how to add additional value to the organization. In addition preparation will minimize errors and lead to a reduction in audit time, employee time and company money.

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • Why is audit planning important?
  • How to prepare for a successful annual audit
  • What will an auditor ask?
  • How should I communicate with an auditor during the process?
  • What should be on my audit preparation checklist?

This practical Basic Finance Skills training course introduces delegates to the fundamentals of financial management. Delegates will become familiar with basic accounting concepts and terms, track business transactions, use universal accounting tools such as the general journal, general ledger, and trial balance. Course activities also cover the purpose and how to use the four financial statements-the income statement, the balance sheet, the cash flow statement, and the statement of stockholders' equity. Finally, delegates learn how to create and enforce a budget by analysing financial statements, setting objectives, and monitoring performance.

“The number one problem in today's generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.” Alan Greenspan

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • What is financial terminology?
  • What are the basic accounting principles?
  • How to interpret financial statements?
  • How can I improve my budgeting and financial planning skills?
  • How to do financial forecasting?
  • How to draft and implement a budget for my unit?

This high impact one-day training course will develop your management employees to be more decisive and develop their business acumen to deliver clear and measurable business results to improve your bottom line.

 “The most successful business leaders never lose sight of the basics. Their intense focus on the fundamentals of business is, in fact, the secret to their success. Like the street vendor, they have a keen sense of how a business makes money.” -Ram Charan

Business acumen is keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome. Additionally, business acumen has emerged as a vehicle for improving financial performance and leadership development. It can be described as an understanding of how to make money and how to translate vision into a positive reality on the bottom-line.

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • How to understand and speak business language?
  • Why is a business strategy important?
  • What are the 5 Essential Elements of Business Acumen?
  • How can I make good business decisions?
  • How can I turn plans into profit?

The Finance for non-financial Managers training course will help managers develop their financial understanding, understand how their decisions affect an organisation’s financial performance and improve their organisation’s financial performance.

Develop your confidence and understanding of the financial aspects of the business with this two-day course. Gain the finance and accounting savvy you need to plan budgets, justify requests and identify problems before they get out of hand. This course will demystify the jargon so that you’ll learn the practical financial skills that will help you make better management decisions … knowledge you’ll use throughout your career.

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • How do my decisions affect the business?
  • What are the key concepts of financial management?
  • How do I interpret financial statements?
  • How do I supervise the financial management of my unit?
  • How do I communicate effectively with stakeholders?

The Personal Finance Management training course is designed to equip the delegate with the knowledge, understanding and comprehension of financial stability and viability. By keeping on top of our personal finance management we can avoid falling into the easy debt trap that is so rampant in our society and causes huge stress amongst our workforce.

Personal finance teaches us about money and money is the ability to make choice and gain power. Learning about personal finance will give us freedom in our life and the ability to accomplish our dreams. 

“Financial fitness is not a pipe dream or a state of mind, it's a reality if you are willing to pursue it and embrace it.”   Will Robinson

The course will address frequently asked questions such as:

  • Why is it important to manage my finances?
  • What is debt and how can I manage it better?
  • What is debt counselling and how can I apply for it?
  • How can I learn to budget better?
  • What is interest?
  • How do I apply for a home loan or vehicle financing?
  • What is a garnishee order?
  • How can I create a personal finance plan?