CASH FLOW MANAGEMENT IN CRITICAL TIMES - TO AVOID BUSINESS COLLAPSE ( 2 DAYS)
By Mr. Gobi Sinnarajoo - 17 & 18 May 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kuala Lumpur
(100% Claimable From HRDF/PSMB)
INTRODUCTION TO THE PROGRAM

In today’s business world, every company, large or small, needs a strong and sustainable cash flow position to succeed and continue making profits. Sustainable strong cash flows are also required to invest in the future growth of the company as well as rewarding shareholders by way of acceptable dividends. From an operational perspective, a company’s reputation can be jeopardized if payments to suppliers, loan repayments and staff salaries are not made in time. Having this in mind, this course is designed to provide participants an in depth understanding of how cash flow is measured, monitored and managed. As important decision making finance executives, you will be going away feeling more confident in handling cash flow problems and influencing management to take on board your ideas and solutions.

COURSE OBJECTIVE :-
  • Appreciating the importance of cash flow for the survival of a business.
  • Understanding exactly the sources of your cash inflows and cash outflows such as from Debtors, Creditors etc.
  • Managing Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payable (Working Capital) to maximize Cash Flow
  • Be an expert in your organization when it comes to understanding what drives cash flow.
  • Driving your company to stay on top of its cash flow by developing appropriate risk management techniques and accurate forecasting.
  • Attaining the ability to forecast future threats to the cash flow and warn management.
  • Building the confidence in recommending to management “hard’ decisions” that affects cash flow.
“Throughout the course, real live examples will be introduced by the trainer as well as short decision making case studies to follow through the learning”
WHO SHOULD ATTEND :-
  • All Finance and Accounting Managers/Executives who have the responsibility to manage Cash Flow and advice management on appropriate decisions.
  • Business owners and managers who need to gain an understanding of how cash flow impacts their companies or projects.
Course Outlines :-
  1. INTRODUCTION: IMPORTANCE OF CASH FLOW FOR BUSINESS SURVIVAL
    • Cash Flow and its importance to a business survival.
    • The difference between profits and cash.
    • Understanding your business; what are the key drivers of your business and the threats.How they affect cash flow movement.
    • Understanding the working capital or operating cycle.
  2. A DETAILED LOOK AT WORKING CAPITAL COMPONENTS – DEBTORS/CREDITORS
    • Ascertaining a suitable credit policy
    • Effective techniques for debt recovery
    • Risk based management of debtors using the DSO method
    • How to maximize your creditors as a source of cash
  3. PREPARING CASH FLOW STATEMENTS
    • Objectives of a formal Cash Flow Statement and its basic concepts.
    • The two methods of preparing Cash Flow Statements:
      • The Direct Method
      • The Indirect Method Using Financial Statements
    • How to interpreting Cash Flow Statements and offer appropriate management advice.
  4. CASH FLOW FORECASTING
    • Cash Flow forecasting techniques
    • Breaking down the individual components and making the right assumptions.
    • Techniques to identify the root cause of variances and taking corrective action.
  5. IDENTIFYING AND MANAGING CASH FLOW RISK EXPOSURES
    • Identifying controllable and uncontrollable risks
    • How to arrest a downward cash flow slide
    • How to influence and enforce “ hard decisions” with management
  6. FUNDING CASH FLOW DEFICITS AND LONG TERM CAPITAL INVESTMENT
    • Funding options available to cover short term deficits.
    • Brief overview of evaluating projects or long term investments.
    • How funding by borrowings affect the value of the company. Finding the optimum borrowing level.
Your Trainer

Mr. Sinnarajoo Gobinathan , FCCA (UK), MBA (USA), a UK qualified accountant has an extensive professional finance career, spanning over 25 years with BP the leading global oil & gas company and Bristol-Myers Squibb a Fortune 500 US based global pharmaceutical company. His career with BP and Bristol-Myers Squibb has taken him to various countries such as Indonesia, Vietnam and more recently Australia. Throughout his working career, Mr Gobi has held Finance Controller and Finance Director responsibilities for a wide range functions including Financial Control, Financial Reporting, Management Information, Business Analysis, Budgetary Control, Corporate Reporting, Cash Flow Management, Investment Appraisal, Project Commercials and Internal Auditing.

Early on his career Mr Gobi started by only having responsibilities for accounting and finance matters but as years passed his responsibilities evolved into going beyond accounting and reporting areas. In this program Mr Gobi would like to share with participants his experience on how Finance professionals in today’s world can move up the corporate ladder by increasing their competency levels by improving their Financial Accounting interpretation skills.
Mr Gobi spends most of his time travelling between Malaysia and Australia conducting training programs and performing consultancy services. He has an established management consultancy business in Australia. In Malaysia Mr Gobi has been conducting both public and in- house training programs on finance for over the last 15 years and has a proven track record in delivering successful programs.

Course Fee
(Course fee is inclusive of 2 tea breaks, lunch, course material,Certificate of Attendance and 6% GST)
Early Bird for training in KL : ( Book Before 3 May 2018 )
1 person or more ~ RM 1345 / person
Standard
1 person ~ RM 1445 / person
2 persons or more ~ RM 1345 / person
(Course fee is inclusive of 2 tea breaks, lunch, course material, Certificate of Attendance and 6% GST)
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