Finance for Strategic Management

Less functional approaches to management have had a significant impact on control systems and left the traditional accounting model looking inappropriate and even misleading. This strategic financial management course brings together financial management and strategic management. It will help you access the economic criteria for all management decision making and focuses on two key ingredients: cash flow and net present value. This course will help you think about the role of accountancy in a new dynamic world.

This intensive finance for the Strategic Management course is ideal for managers with financial responsibility or seeking a refresher in analysis – including business analysts, accountants, project managers, budget analysts, vice presidents of finance, controllers, and treasurers.

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Programme Structure

  • Why are accounts needed?
  • Key conventions and rules
  • Financial accounts
  • Management accounts
  • Analysing key financial statements
  • Ratio analysis
  • The “Weinstock” performance ratios
  • Competitor analysis
  • Benchmarking
  • Different types of cost – fixed, variable
  • Marginal costing
  • Full costing
  • Cost drivers and activity-based costing
  • Breakeven and contribution analysis
  • Margin analysis
  • The cash flow cycle-Measures of solvency
  • Capital investment budgeting
  • The whole company budget process
  • Integrating forecasting planning and budgeting
  • Driving performance improvement through the budget
  • Setting appropriate KPI’s-Performance review process
  • Multi year budgeting
  • Price differentiation
  • The supply and demand relationship
  • The significance of volume and the experience curve
  • Continuous improvement
  • Dealing with competition
  • Investment appraisal
  • Cash versus profit measures
  • Forms of appraisal
  • payback, DCF, IRR-Allocating scarce funds
  • Sources of additional funds
  • The significance of gearing

Learning Outcomes of Financial Strategic for Management

  • Understand the limitations of traditional accounting models in an increasingly dynamic and fast-changing world

  • Contribute more effectively to corporate strategy by taking a more proactive and forward-looking approach

  • React to conditions of rapid change through enhanced awareness, anticipation and adaptation

  • Understand and use alternative expressions of profit that start with a recognition of the impact on cash flow of the various stakeholders in a company

  • Monitor the success of projects, strategies and even total businesses by articulating NPVs over time

  • Assess the strategic financial performance of the company and compare it with that of competitors

  • Understand the significance of cash flow and working capital management

  • Understand how strategic financial management fits together in an integrative model

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Start Date

Start Date
26th October 2020
Certification
Finance for Strategic Managers
Learning Time
28 Hours
Price
£960
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Start Date
29th March 2021
Certification
Finance for Strategic Managers
Learning Time
28 Hours
Price
£960
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Start Date
28th June 2021
Certification
Finance for Strategic Managers
Learning Time
28 Hours
Price
£960
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Certification
Finance for Strategic Managers
Learning Time
28 Hours
Price
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We encourage you to make full use of all of the support services and facilities available to ensure you have the best possible experience during your time at the School.

Personal Tutors

Personal tutors can help you with a range of issues affecting your studies, as well as tell you about other University support available.

Academic Support

If you think your circumstances might affect your academic achievement, it’s a good idea to talk to your course tutor about your situation. They can help you manage your workload and, if necessary, explain the rules about extenuating circumstances for assignments. 

Support Team

London Business School offers additional specialist support for all students to develop skills that enhance your employability prospects and support your studies.

Career and Recruitment 

Our extensive careers service supports you throughout your time at School to ensure that when you complete the programme, you are well-prepared for the world of work.

The LSB Experience

Expert Trainers

Passionate specialists who keep up to date with the latest trends in their field.

Quality Delivery

Trainers have assessed annually on the quality of their delivery and delegate engagement.

Practical Training

Theory and practical based training to take back to the office which leads you more.

Small Class Sizes

No more than 15 people to ensure you get the most from our trainers.

How to Apply

Enrolling at London School of Business will help you study in a diverse mix of cultures, providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

There you’ll have to choose the module which you are interested in

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Then, tell us how you’ll be funding your chosen module, choosing from one of our flexible funding options

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Choosing the right programme is an important part of your future success. Our dedicated student counsellors are happy to assist you in choosing the right programme that best suits your professional goals. Please contact us on +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or send us an email to exed@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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