Cash Management & Treasury Certificate

Code : FA019
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Treasury and Cash management has significantly evolved over the past 15 years to the point where it is considered a discipline. Its scope has widened to include, not only a deep knowledge of cash and liquidity management through efficient banking services but also
the structuring of derivatives and the management of financial risk.
This training course is, therefore, designed to enhance, knowledge, skills and expertise in the building of an innovative treasury function for growth and sustainability.  It is being held over 3 days to ensure practical application.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
ACAD Corp’s methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as Theoretical Lectures, Workshops, Open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, Scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming and teamwork, Role-play and simulation, and Audiovisual tools and materials. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. Training material will be presented in English and Arabic.

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This training course is designed for Cashiers, Cash Officers, Treasurers, Accountants, Auditors, Administrators and other officers who handle cash directly or in supervisory capacity  in Public and Private Sectors.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
  • Appreciate the basic concepts of cash management in order to enhance organisational cash flows and maximise portfolio investment returns
  • Develop practical experience of how to manage cash flow and optimise working capital to facilitate such delivery in real life business situations
  • Increase personal financial skill levels
  • Develop confidence through understanding the major drivers of successful financial performance
  • Learn a number of technical skills, all of which lead to the ability to calculate the required figures and implement them into value adding business decisions
  • Recognise  the roles, responsibilities, tools and strategies associated with treasury management, including international best practices and procedures
  • Improve financial management skills in terms of managing assets and liabilities liquidity issues
  • Discuss the various types of risks associated with global organisations, namely interest, exchange, credit and commodity pricing risks
  • Examine the nature, risk and utilisation of financial derivatives in addressing financial risks

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
An Overview of Treasury Management
  • Market volatility – establishing the need for effective treasury management
  • The strategic role and scope of treasury management
  • The role and functions of Asset and Liabilities Committee (“ALCO”) and other risk related committees
  • Portfolio management, trading and settlement, including proprietary trading
  • Establishing a treasury function along with developing a risk management strategy
  • Regulation, including the international regulatory framework
Accounting for Cash and Performance               
  • A Performance Management Model
  • The Financial Language
  • Accounting Basics from source documents to the General Ledger
  • Cash Flow and Working Capital
  • Key Financial Statements
  • Cash vs. Profit
  • Using financial statement to manage cash and working capital
Measuring and Improving Performance 
  • Measuring Performance: Ratios and KPIs
  • Benchmarking of Performance
  • Ratios for Cash and Working Capital Management
  • Basics of Working Capital Management
  • Credit Risk Management
  • Financial Modelling for Cash and Working Capital Management
  • Spreadsheet Modelling and Tools and Approaches
Optimisation not Minimization
  • Key Issues
  • Stock
  • Debtors
  • Creditors
  • Stores
  • Settlement Options
  • The Cost of Working Capital
  • Long term
  • Short term
  • Practical Examples
 Strategic Cash Management
  • Cash & Cost modelling
  • The Time Value of Money and Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
  • Net Present Value (NPV) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR)
  • The Key Investment Indicators
  • Defining the Right Base Case, Sensitivity and Risk Analysis
  • Treatment of Working Capital
  • Valuing Companies and Acquisitions
  • The Drivers of Value
  • Delivering Project Value
Cash Management Best Practices and Techniques
  • Preparing  and understanding cash flow statements and financial forecasts
  • Analysing and evaluating financial statements, including the use of ratio analysis
  • Liquidity management
  • Transfer pricing policies, including effective documentation techniques
  • Netting and pooling concepts – treasury and cash management within multinational organizations
  • A summary overview of the concepts of investment risks and portfolio investment returns

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
ACAD Training & Consulting uses the power of its network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the training courses profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all. ACAD Professional Certificates are designed for those who are enthusiastic to challenge themselves to reach the extra mile. Participants who fully attend an APC course and successfully pass the exam on the last training day, will receive an ACAD Professional Certificate (APC). APC are regionally recognized and can be esteemed when applying for more senior roles in Egypt and MENA region.

Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

12 - 16 May
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
01 - 05 Sep
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt
15 - 19 Dec
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo, Egypt

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