PTP Training & Marketing Ltd

Sustaining Effective Financial Control

PTP Training & Marketing Ltd
In Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and 4 other venues

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Important information

Typology Short course
Level Intermediate
Location At 7 venues
Duration 1 Day
Start 31/03/2020
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This Sustaining Effective Financial Control course is a one-day workshop style course which will demonstrate how, by accessing the correct financial information, you can sustain the financial health of your company and improve profitability and cash flow. The course is designed for busy profit responsible or cost centre managers.

Facilities (8)
Where and when



Birmingham (West Midlands)
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Landmark, 2 Snow Hill Queensway Birmingham


13 Jul 2020Now taking bookings
Bristol (Gloucestershire)
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Landmark, 5th Floor, One Temple Quay Temple Back East Bristol


17 Mar 2020Now taking bookings
Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue 16 St. Mary's Street Edinburgh


17 Jul 2020Now taking bookings
Edinburgh (Midlothian/Edinburghshire)
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Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue 16 St. Mary's Street Edinburgh


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Leeds (West Yorkshire)
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Landmark No 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road Leeds


19 Jun 2020Now taking bookings
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&Meetings 150 Minories Aldgate London


23 Mar 2020Now taking bookings
12 Jun 2020Now taking bookings
01 Sep 2020Now taking bookings
Manchester (Greater Manchester)
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Cheadle House Cheadle Royal Business Park Cheadle Manchester


31 Mar 2020Now taking bookings
Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)
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Village Hotel Club Nottingham Brailsford Way, Chilwell Nottingham


30 Apr 2020Now taking bookings
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

the information needed to maintain effective financial control understand key measures of financial performance actions to improve the profitability and cash flow of your business

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What you'll learn on the course

Cash Flow
Balance Sheet
Financial Training
Profit and Loss Account
Fundamentals of costing
Measures of performance

Course programme

Sustaining Effective Financial Control - Timetable

9.30 - 9.45 Coffee & course objectives

9.45 - 10.30 What information is needed:

  • time frame
  • format
  • accuracy

10.30 - 11.15 Reading your profit and loss account

  • what it tells you
  • what it doesn't tell you
  • applying ratios and measures of performance
  • benchmarking against your competitors

11.15 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 12.45 Actions to improve profitability

  • fundamentals of costing
  • knowing your break even point
  • understanding how costs may vary with sales
  • key measures of efficiency and productivity
  • identifying your key performance drivers
  • using budgets; dealing with variances

12.45 - 13.30 Lunch Break

13.30 - 14.30 Understanding your Balance Sheet

  • what it tells you - how much is invested
  • what it doesn't tell you
  • identifying working capital
  • applying ratios and measures of performance

14.30 - 15.30 Managing working capital

  • stock management
  • debtors and credit management
  • creditors and other payments

15.30 - 16.15 Managing your cash resources

  • understanding cash flow forecasts
  • profit v. cash

16.15 - 16.30 Action plans - what will you do now?