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27 September 2022

Finance essentials - company accounts and the annual report

Category: MASTER COURSE

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this highly interactive course will see delegates get a deeper understanding of the elements within a set of financial statements.

Who should attend?
This course is for anyone who wants to understand more about the contents of a set of accounts, the various principles that underpin their generation and the financial implications of shareholders and shares.

What you will gain
This highly interactive course will see delegates get a deeper understanding of the elements within a set of financial statements. The course covers such topics as Provisions within accounts and the accounting for bad debt as well as looking at the importance of managing cashflow. You will understand how and why shares are issued and the role of shareholders and shares in the financial life of a company using a range of case studies. The course also considers ways in which accounts can be analysed using such techniques as ratio analysis while looking at the contents of a formal set of accounts.

This course is part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme that consists of 8 half day modules. The courses are designed to be stand alone but, as a programme, provide a comprehensive understanding of key finance concepts for non-finance managers from accounts production and interpretation to budgeting and forecasting. The courses in the programme are:

Finance essentials - the statements
Finance essentials - the principles
Finance essentials - introduction to control and audit
Finance essentials - company accounts and the annual report
Finance essentials - introduction to strategy and the business case
Finance essentials - introduction to investment appraisal
Finance essentials - introduction to budgeting
Finance essentials - introduction to forecasting and reporting

Programme outline
By the end of the course delegate will, with the aid of their notes, be able to explain:

  • The various terms involved in share issue and the associated financial implications
  • Why cashflow is so important within an organisation
  • The rules underpinning the preparation of a set of accounts
  • The process for identifying and accounting for bad debt
  • The impact of lease accounting on the financial statements
  • The process for accounting for provisions and contingent liabilities
  • The key ratios used to analyse business performance
  • The format of a company’s annual report

The course will start at 2.00pm and ends at 5.15pm. Refreshments are provided on face-to-face dates.
3 CPD hours (where applicable). 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses

Booking Information

Date Location Price
27 September 2022 - 14:00 Online Live - afternoon course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT
14 December 2022 - 14:00 London - afternoon course Price: GBP 265.00
Plus VAT

Finance essentials - company accounts and the annual report

Part of BPP’s Finance for Non-Financial Managers programme, this highly interactive course will see delegates get a deeper understanding of the elements within a set of financial statements.

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If you have any queries please email cima@bpp.com or phone us on: +44 (0)3300 603400.

The venue for this course will be confirmed 14 days before the scheduled date. 

CIMA work in partnership with BPP Professional Education to offer CPD training courses.  

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