Financial Management Training
|Held on : 17 - 18 February 2012|
|Venue : BDBL Building, 14th Level, 12 Kawran Bazar C/A, Dhaka-1215.|
|No. of Participants : 25|
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Study Session 1:
Corporate and Investment Finance Fundamentals
The importance and benefits of Corporate Finance
Examples of where and how Corporate Finance is used
Linkage between investment decisions and financing decisions
Overview of topics to be covered
Study Session 2
Essence and aims of company financial statements analysis
Structure and content of financial statements:
Cash Flow Statement
Statement of Owners' Equity
Accounting policies and financial statements review
Cash flow concepts:
Review - What is cash flow?
NOPAT and free cash flows
Main Focus: Provide participants tools and understanding of financial statements from a finance managers point of view
Study Session 3
Using accounting information in Financial Statements Analysis
Extracting and using information from the balance sheet: Analysis of company assets, liabilities, and owners' equity
Extracting and use of information from the income statement: Analysis of revenues and expenses and company results from operations
Extracting and use of information from the statement of cash flows: Analysis of operations, investment and finance activities cash flows
Definition and interpretation of:
Financial solvency ratios
and Multiple ratio model DuPont
Group Exercise on Ratio Analysis
Main Focus: Use case studies and real-world financial statements of various companies for understanding, interpreting and forecasting financial health of an organization
Study Session 4: Miscellaneous topics
DAY - 2
Study Session 5
Concept of Time Value of Money
Understand the importance of the time value of money
Understand difference between simple interest and compound interest
Understand the concept of annuities and perpetuities
Brief overview of how to build a loan amortization table
Study Session 6
Project Analysis / Capital Budgeting
The Nature of Capital Expenditure Decisions
The Appropriate Discount Rate
Evaluation of Investment Alternatives using NPV, IRR, PI and Payback Approaches
Independent and Interdependent Projects
Strategic considerations for Project selection
Group Exercise on Capital Budgeting
Main Focus: Use financial statements and excel templates to analyze different selection criteria in major projects or capital budgeting decisions
Study Session 7
Cost of Capital AND Long-term Financial Policy
Capital Structure I - Financial Leverage
Financing Options - external debt and equity financing; internal operating cash flow
Sources (Forms) of Equity Financing and Debt Financing
The Effect of Operating and Financial Leverage
Capital Structure II - Cost of Capital
WACC (Weighted Average Cost of Capital)
The cost of debt
What is the Optimal Capital Structure and How to Optimize the Capital Structure
Main Focus: Provide understanding on the key concepts and considerations for selecting financing options available to an organization.
Mr. Saif Rahman is an Independent Consultant in Business Case Development and Financial Management with rich experience of corporate sectors of both North America and South-East Asia.
Saif holds a bachelors degree from the prestigious Concordia University and MBA degree from Wilfrid Laurier in Canada, graduating top of his class.
As an independent consultant, Saif has almost five years experience in developing numerous business plans, strategic documents and financial analysis for corporate giants of North America such as Blackberry Manufacturer RIM, Hyundai Motors, Waterloo Manufacturing and also telecommunication service provider Bharti Airtel Limited.
As a corporate trainer, Saif has successfully conducted various workshops at Bdjobs Training and different financial institutions on various topics such as business case development, Risk Management (Derivatives), Financial and Investment Management.
Saif has worked as a National Professional Consultant with International Labour Organization (ILO) and also worked as the principal researcher on Prospects of Derivative Securities in Bangladesh research paper, funded by International Finance Corporation (IFC). He also occasionally contributes investment write-ups at LankaBangla Securities Limiteds monthly market review Market Pulse.
While working at New Business Department of Grameenphone Ltd, Saif led numerous new business projects and was one of the key players in developing the GPS Based Fleet Management and Broadband business cases.
During his tenure as an Investment Analyst at Fidelity Investments in Canada, Saif procured more than two years in the financial and investment sector of North America; administrating various retirement benefits of corporate giants such as GM, Bank of America, Verizon and AT&T Wireless.
At present along with his consultancy commitments, Saif is a full-time faculty member at North South University, primarily teaching courses in Finance and Entrepreneurship.