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No matter what projects you’re overseeing, strengthening your financial skills can help you become more effective in your current role or add value to improve your career prospects. Project managers and engineers need to be financially literate. They need not be experts, but need to be able to interpret figures and understand what lies behind them. Managing money is an important measure of project success. Whether your dream is protecting your assets in a turbulent market or growing your wealth so that you can retire in style, this course is the blueprint.

This course focuses on the strategic issues – what figures reveal about the drivers of business and what they reveal about the day-to-day issues that accountants bother you with. The course will enhance your understanding of finance and of the accounting issues which affect your projects, production and technical areas of business.

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This course will help you:

  • Understand the business world in figures – make sense of what the accountants are telling you
  • Appreciate what drives business – and how this affects your role in your part of the business
  • Relate your activities to the success of the business – through figures
  • Gain the skills to advance in management – financial awareness is a ‘must have’ if you are to progress in your career

What will you learn on this course?


  • The basic financial statements

    Balance sheets and income statements (P&L accounts); What they are, what they contain and above all what they can reveal – how to read them; The accounting process – from transactions to financial statements; What underpins the statements – accounting systems and internal controls

  • Why be in business? – from a financial perspective

    The driving forces behind financial information; Performance measures – profitability, asset utilisation, sales and throughput, managing capital expenditure

  • Accounting rules – accounting standards

    Accounting concepts and the accounting rules: accruals, ‘going concern’, substance over form and other ‘desirable qualities’; Accruals – why the timing of a transaction is so important to the finance function; Depreciation and amortisation – the concepts and practice; Accounting standards – the role of International Financial Reporting Standards

  • Budgeting

    Why budget? – good and bad practice; Determining why budgets play a key role and should not be simply an annual ritual; Justifying your budgets – the link between the strategic plan and day-to-day budgeting – alignment of company culture; Budgets as motivators – the importance of the right culture; Techniques to improve budgeting – whether day-to-day or capital budgeting

  • Costing

    The type and detail of costing very much depends on the nature of your business; Issues with overhead allocation; Accounting for R&D

  • Performance measurement – analytical reviews and ratio analysis

    ROI/ROCE; Profitability, margins and cost control; Sales – asset turnover; Efficiency (asset / stock turnover, debtor / creditor days)

How does it Work?

Onsite Training is when we come to you to provide training on your premises or at a location of your choice. Not only will we run the course at a time and venue that suits you, we will also develop a unique programme particular to the developmental, cultural and business requirements of your company.

What's Involved?


Step 1 | After initial discussions, you meet with our training specialist. Here you both work together to design and sculpt a more comprehensive programme outline.

Step 2 | From this outline, a course is designed which addresses your exact needs. Sometimes this involves a completely new course designed from scratch, this depends on your needs.

Step 3 | Once you're happy with everything, the trainer will deliver the course at a venue of your choice on a date that suits.

Step 4 | Once complete, feedback will be gathered from delegates to ascertain the ‘true’ impact. And finally a report will be compiled for you outlining outcomes alongside your stated objectives.

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Dublin | Training Centre 24/25 March 2016 14 14 Fully Booked
Dublin | Training Centre 16/17 June 2016 14 14 Fully Booked
Dublin | Training Centre 3/4 November 2016 14 14 Fully Booked

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