Financial Management

Informed Decision Making for Non-Financial Directors was developed to serve Directors and/or aspiring Directors who are driving the strategic vision and mission of their organisation.

The decision-making process of allocating investment and allocation of resources of any enterprise requires a keen understanding of the quantitative and qualitative levers to drive growth.  This course aims to expose Non-Financial Directors to principles of managerial accounting and corporate finance necessary to support the obligation to evaluate growth opportunities of their enterprise.

Informed Decision Making for Non-Financial Directors

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Key Facts

Delivery Method

This online course is delivered from 10.00am to 12:00 noon. It will be remotely delivered through MS Teams and facilitated by subject matter experts.

Scheduled Dates* include:

  • 22 February 2023
  • 24 May 2023
  • 11 October 2023
  • 22 November 2023

*Dates may be subject to change.

Commences

22 February 2023 | 24 May 2023 Bookings for this course close one week in advance of start date.

Duration

Two Hour Online Course

Fees & Enrolment

Fee: The cost of this course is €240 per person. 

Booking: Bookings must be received in writing using a booking form or the online booking option (see below).

All bookings will be confirmed via email. Please send completed booking forms to:

Central Bookings Office
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3666 | Fax: (01) 668 9135
Email: training@ipa.ie

All IPA courses are subject to minimum participant numbers and bookings will typically close one week prior to the course start date.

Cancellation Policy: Please note, that in the event of a cancellation less than 48 working hours before the commencement of a course, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged.  Cancellation fee will also apply to non-arrivals on the day.

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The Programme

Informed Decision Making for Non-Financial Directors was developed to serve Directors and/or aspiring Directors who are driving the strategic vision and mission of their organisation.

The decision-making process of allocating investment and allocation of resources of any enterprise requires a keen understanding of the quantitative and qualitative levers to drive growth.  This course aims to expose Non-Financial Directors to principles of managerial accounting and corporate finance necessary to support the obligation to evaluate growth opportunities of their enterprise.

Who is this for?

Informed Decision Making for Non-Financial Directors will be of benefit to new and existing Directors who wish to establish a baseline of understanding of management accounting information upon which performance decisions are made within the year.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this online course, participants will have:

  • Tools and techniques to interrogate and challenge financial information presented to the Board.
Course Content

The online course will cover the following areas:

  • Explore the basic concept of relevant costs (opportunity cost, sunk costs, etc.)
  • Expose the participant to the basics of how investment decisions are made.
  • Develop inquiry-led interrogation of investments and methodologies.
Course Leader

This course will be delivered by Dr. Deirdre Bane, Senior Finance Specialist at the IPA.

 

 

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