Professional Presentation

F A 101

Finance For Non-Finance Executives

A..Objectives of the course

The objective of the course is to guide the participants through concepts required to enable them to process financial information generated by organizations intelligently. This will help in better managerial decision making by interpreting financial information, as every managerial decision has a certain financial implications.

B. Target participants

The programme would be immensely useful for functional heads, team leaders, supervisors desirous of understanding financial statements and managing costs, irrespective of their domain area of work.

C. Duration

15 hours (10 sessions of 90 minutes each) over a period two months

D. Pedagogy

Delivery would be through a balanced mix of laying out concepts, discussions, case analysis and live corporate financial examples.

E. Session details

Session No.                         Topic

1.Understanding the Balance Sheet

2.Understanding the Statement of Profit and Loss

3.Understanding the Cash Flow Statement

4.Analysing corporate financial Statements – financial ratio analysis

5.Understanding and determining cash flows in an organisation – Activity Based Costing

6.Using cost information in decision-making – C-V-P Analysis and Relevant Costing

7.Introduction to corporate finance

8. Working capital management

9.Capital budgeting

10.Financial risk management

F. Course Director and Core Faculty

Name: Prof. Purushottam Sen and Prof. Asish K Bhattacharyya

Brief profiles

Dr. Purusottam Sen is a Former Professor of IIM Calcutta.

He has a B.S. from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, Pilani (India), an MBA (specialization in Financial Management) and a PhD (Fellow of IIM Calcutta) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (India). He is also a Chartered Management Accountant from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London – of which he is a member. His focus areas are Corporate Finance, Management Accounting, and Management Control Systems.

Dr. Asish K Bhattacharyya is a Former Professor of IIM Calcutta and Ex-Director of IMT Ghaziabad. He also held the position of the Technical Director in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He holds a  doctoral degree from the Allahabad University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India.  He is an Associate of  the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (London). His focus areas are Corporate Financial Reporting, Management Accounting and Corporate Governance.