Finance And Accounting Skills Improvement Workshop

Rationale

Accounting and Finance Officers play a key role in the management of every organizations. As operations and management of organizations become more complex, new skills are needed in all facets. Accounting and Finance Officers need improved skills and competencies to develop, organize and improve their financial systems. They need to contribute more to increased and sustained performance of their organizations. Accounting and finance officers need appropriate competencies to guide financial decisions, practices and the overall operations of their organizations

This workshop is designed to improve the knowledge and skills of participants in finance and accounting procedures.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • design an effective finance and accounting system;
  • prepare financial records and statements;
  • interpret financial statements; and
  • use finance and accounting information for decision

Programme Content

  • Overview of Finance and Accounting
  • Concepts and Principles of Finance and Accounting
  • Finance and Accounting: Tools and Techniques
  • Function of Finance and Accounting System
  • Users of Finance and Accounting Information
  • Preparation of Financial Statements
  • Analysis and Interpretation of Financial Statements
  • Roles and Functions of Internal Audit
  • Budgeting and Budgetary Control
  • Cost Control and Reduction Techniques
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Computer Application in Finance and Accounting

Methods

Delivery methods shall be with, exercises, case studies, hands-on syndicate sessions, discussion and brainstorming methods, and role-play. Audio visual aids will be used to facilitate learning.

 

Target Audience

  • Young graduate
  • Unemployed youth
  • Marketing managers
  • Accounting and Audit Officers,
  • Assistants and Supervisors.
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