FINANCE FOR NON-FINANCE DIRECTORS LEVEL 1
3 April, 2017
The aim of this course is to equip board directors and C Suite who have little or no knowledge of finance and accounting with basic knowledge and skills so that they may participate in meaningful discussions when finance items are on the board agenda
This 1 day interactive workshop will cover:
• Introduction to accounting concepts
• Understanding the Balance Sheet
• Understanding the Profit & Loss Statement
• Determining Profits
• The Cash Flow Statement
• Making sense of financial statements
• Case studies and exercises
Bruneau Woomed, Managing Director, Financial Sense.
Bruneau has had a long career in the financial sector, more specifically in insurance and pensions, and is an actuary by profession. He is an experienced trainer in finance and actuarial science and is an accredited trainer in Corporate Governance. He is also a Master Trainer for Build your own Business for young entrepreneurs as well as being a Meta Coach and an NLP practitioner. He also lectures in Actuarial Analysis for Finance and Economics Masters students.
Dirk Backhaus, Group Director Finance of the UAE-based Al Batha Group.
Prior to joining Al Batha, Dirk has held senior and executive management positions with German based electronics giant Siemens AG (1996 – 2008; incl. Corporate Controller for Africa, Near and Middle East & CIS as well as CFO for Siemens KSA) and KSA Tadawul listed Emaar The Economic City (Group CFO 2008 – 2010).
Dirk is a Chartered Director and Member the British Institute of Directors, a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the British Chartered Management Institute as well as a Certified Management Accountant and Member of the Australian Institute of Certified Management Accountants. Dirk currently serves on the Policy Committee of the European Confederation of Directors’ Associations’ where he represents the German Institute of Directors VARD.
In the past, Dirk has taught the Finance for Non-Finance Directors curriculum for the British IoD. He holds degrees from Oxford University (Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Strategy) and Baden Wurttemberg’s State Cooperative University in Mannheim (Diplom-Betriebswirt).
Who Should Attend?
This workshop is suitable for board directors, board secretaries or C Suite Executives who sit on a Board and who have little or no financial or accounting background or expertise.
Price per person USD 2000 for this 1 day workshop
Participants wishing to attend both Level 1 and Level 2: USD 3500 for 2 days
Participants wishing to attend Level 1, Level 2 and Corporate Finance: USD 5000 for 3 days
Special rates are available for companies wishing to purchase multiple seats – please ask us for more information.
All participants who complete our workshops also currently receive free membership of GCC Board Directors Institute for one year.