Financial insights for Non-financial directors_06 June 2018_Durban
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When: 06 June 2018_Durban
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
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Durban Country Club
Masabalala Yengwe Ave
Durban, Kwazulu-Natal  4000
South Africa
Presenter: Ralph Patmore
Contact: 0110353000

Online registration is available until: 2018-05-30
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This session is designed to assist directors that do not have a financial background to a well-grounded understanding of the financial concepts that underpin the preparation and presentation of financial statements. The session specifically focuses on analysing and interpreting the financial information presented to directors, and the financial statements in particular, in order to assess the company’s financial position, performance and cash flow.

This session is not designed for delegates with in-depth financial qualifications or experience.


King IV Report on Corporate Governance

  • Principle 5: The governing body should ensure that reports issued by the organisation enable stakeholders to make informed assessments of the
                     organisation’s performance, and its short, medium and long-term prospects
Key focus areas
  • Your responsibility as a director with regard to the financial statements.
  • The conceptual framework - 

    ü  Objectives
    ü  Assumptions
    ü  Characteristics
    ü  Elements of financial statement 
  • Understanding the various components of financial statements, namely the income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement accounting policy and other notes.
  • The requirements of certain accounting standards that directors should be aware of.
  • Ratio analysis - 
    ü  who is to relate the various components of the financial statements with each other.
  • Interpretation of financial ratios through a case study.

One Full day: 09h00 - 16h00

Presentation fees

IoDSA Fellow:     R 3 845
IoDSA Members: R 4 614
Non Members:     R 5 767

Includes: VAT, Course Material, Refreshments & Lunch