Treasury Cash Management Course

Course Date Duration Location Registration
13/05/2024 To 24/05/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
10/06/2024 To 21/06/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya
08/07/2024 To 19/07/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
05/08/2024 To 16/08/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
02/09/2024 To 13/09/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
30/09/2024 To 11/10/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
28/10/2024 To 08/11/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
25/11/2024 To 06/12/2024 10 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/12/2024 To 20/12/2024 10 Days Mombasa, Kenya

INTRODUCTION

This course is designed for professionals in the Treasury department of a bank or a corporate along with Accountants, Risk Managers, Operations Staff and other financial professionals. It will give these participants the best practice tools and approaches for Treasury management. The program will use lectures, real life case studies, computer simulations and workshops to give attendees the latest and most practical tools and techniques which they can apply in their organization to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and profitability.

Program Objectives:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Advance their knowledge of corporate treasury management and the treasury function.
  • Obtain up-to-date practices covering Asset Liability Management and cash management techniques.
  • Develop a practical understanding of financial markets and their products.
  • Correctly recognize and measure financial instruments under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Improve their understanding of fair value measurement and its effect on financial instruments’ presentation.
  • Leverage their understanding of hedging and speculation, and understand the different hedging techniques applied by the treasury function

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Key Personnel involved in Accountants,Cost Control, Budgeting, Project Accountants and Risk Management
  • Non-technical professionals who require a financial perspective of Cash management
  • Financial Controllers and Internal Auditors
  • Those who wish to bring their skills and understanding up to Cash Management

DURATION

·         10 days

The Contents:

Module 1:Treasury Function

  • Definition and Responsibilities of Treasury Function
  • Treasury Professionals’ Role
  • Risks Surrounding the Treasury Function:
  • Credit and Interest Rate Risk
  • Liquidity Risk and Exchange Rate Risk

Module 2: Cash and Liquidity Management

  • Liquidity issues
  • Liquidity reserves
  • Bankruptcy issues
  • Importance of cash flow forecasting
  • Operating and financial cash flows
  • Analyzing cash forecast
  • Forecasting alternatives
  • Readings: Apple Cash Dilemma and Bond Offering
  • Simulation: Advise Apple Treasurer
  • Payments and float
  • Credit and receivables
  • Inventory and payables
  • Trade credit
  • E-Commerce
  • Exercise: Cash conversion cycle auto/retail sectors
  • Simulation: Working Capital and Cash Conversion

Module 3:Supply Chain Finance and Inventory Management

  • Case Study: Proctor & Gamble
  • Launching a Supply Chain Program
  • Implications for P&G and its Suppliers
  • Supplier Funding Options
  • Exercise: Apple Computer
  • Lean Inventory Management
  • Financing Considerations
  • Potential Challenges

Module 4:Corporate Finance Theory

  • Basic Principles in Corporate Finance
  • The Value of Money
  • Steps in Investment Management Process
  • Holding Period Return Calculation for Fixed Income Securities
  • Risk and Return Concepts
  • Calculating Mean of Returns
  • Variance and Standard Deviation for an Individual Security
  • Covariance and Correlation of Returns for Two Securities
  • Interpreting Correlation of Returns
  • Variance and Standard Deviation for a Portfolio of Two or More Securities
  • Covariance and Correlation of Returns for a Portfolio of Securities
  • Normalizing Risks and Returns    
  • Coefficient of Variation

Module 5:Fixed Income Securities and Bonds’  Valuations

  • The Money Market and Instruments
  • The Debt Market
  • Bonds and Sukuk
  • Other Fixed Income Securities
  • Risks Associated with the Debt Market
  • Credit Risk
  • Prepayment Risk and Interest Rate Risk
  • Bonds’ Valuation Techniques
  • Price and Maturity Relations
  • Yield Calculations

Module 6:Stock Market and Equity Valuations

  • The Equity Instruments: IPOs, Seasoned Offerings and Private Equities
  • Holding Period Returns for Equity Securities
  • Equity Valuation Techniques
  • Discounted Cash Flow Model
  • Multiplier Model

Module 7:Accounting for Financial Instruments

  • Classification of Instruments 
  • Held-To-Maturity Debt Securities (HTM) 
  • Trading Securities (TS)
  • Available-For-Sale Securities (AFS) 
  • Fair Value Through Profit and Loss Option (FVTPL) 
  • Initial and Subsequent Measurement 
  • Transfer between Categories 
  • De-Recognition of Financial Instruments

Module 8:Briefing on Derivatives Markets, Hedging and Speculation

  • Definition of Derivatives: Forwards, Futures, Options and Swaps
  • Difference Between Hedging and Speculation
  • General Internal Hedging Strategies
  • Investing in the Home Currency
  • Creating a Natural Hedge
  • Currency Diversification
  • Mark-Ups
  • Counter-Trades and Currency Offsets

Module 9: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Treasury Metrics
  • Dashboard/Scorecard
  • Simulation: Metrics for Treasury Dashboard

Module 10: Information Technology

  • Banking Portals
  • Treasury Management Software
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems
  • ERP Integrated Treasury Management Systems
  • Vendor Treasury Management Demo

Module 11: Treasury Innovation

  • Cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, etc.)
  • Blockchain
  • Simulation: Blockchain Treasury Use Cases

General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at training@fdc-k.org or +254712260031

 

·         Website:www.fdc-k.org

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